Research Activities - September 2023

Come along and discover the research activities on offer in the Department of Medical Education in September 2023.

Convenor: Professor Robyn Woodward-Kron robynwk@unimelb.edu.au

Coordinator: Andrea Meyer andrea.meyer@unimelb.edu.au

Monday 4 September  (12:45-1:30pm - Zoom)

The University of Melbourne Simulation in Healthcare Journal Club (1st Monday of the month)

Zoom meeting: https://unimelb.zoom.us/j/82334605795?pwd=d5NFXegecTGd6i8NozOAjy9W4LCfnH.1

Password: 115008

Dr Bec Szabo (obstetrician/gynaecologist, medical educator, Lead of The Women's Gandel Simulation Service in partnership with The University of Melbourne Melbourne Medical School Lead of Simulation) & A/Prof Amy Gray (paediatrican, medical educator, Director Education Hub Royal Children's Hospital Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne)

Journal article for discussion: Dogan, B., Pattison, N., & Alinier, G. (2021). A form of mental simulation with significant enhancements enabling teamwork training. International Journal of Healthcare Simulation1(1), 56-60. https://ijohs.com/article/doi/10.54531/JSHC9951

Additional reading: https://icenet.blog/2022/04/12/visually-enhanced-mental-simulation-vems-an-alternative-simulation-delivery-format/

Download the Sim Journal Club flyer here.

Thursday 7 September (1-2pm - Hybrid)

Mr Harold Douglas (Project Officer at RMH & Integrated Team Care Coordinator at Victorian Aboriginal Health Service) & Dr Jo-anne Hughson (Research Fellow at RMH)

Title:  Let's CHAT Dementia Project: developing a best-practice model of care for cognitive impairment and dementia for and with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities attending primary care.

Download the Let's CHAT Dementia flyer here.

Thursday 14 September (1-2pm - Hybrid)

Associate Professor Siobhan Bourke (Sexual Health Physician, CERSH; Director, Sensitive Physical Examination Program)

Title: Let’s talk about sex ed: Everyone’s doing it, or are they?

Thursday 21 September (1-2pm – Hybrid)

Doctor of Medicine Research Skills (MDRS) Medical Education cohort oral presentations.

Thursday 28 September (1-3pm - Hybrid)

Doctor of Medicine/Masters of Public Health student internship reports.


Download the September Research Activities flyer here.

More Information

Andrea Meyer

andrea.meyer@unimelb.edu.au