Join us online to hear insights and perspectives about career and the future of health from some of New South Wales’ leading clinician-scientists.

Do you want to push the boundaries of knowledge as part of your career in medicine or health? And take what you learn at the bedside to change and improve health and care?

Join us for the second annual New South Wales Life as a Clinician-Scientist event.

This online event will feature speakers and panellists from a diverse range of specialties and research interests, spanning the entire spectrum from the lab bench, clinical trials, and wider health policy.

Speakers include:

  • Professor Vlado Perkovic FAHMS, Dean of Medicine and Scientia Professor at UNSW, nephrology
  • Professor Elizabeth Elliott AM FAHMS FRSN, Distinguished Professor, Discipline of Paediatrics & Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, paediatrician
  • Professor Matthew Kiernan AM FAHMS, Bushell Professor of Neurology, The University of Sydney
  • Professor David Le Couter AO FAHMS, Professor Medicine, Concord Clinical School, ANZAC Research Institute, Centre for Education and Research on Ageing, Geriatric Medicine
  • Associate Professor Michelle Farrar, Professor of Neurology, UNSW
  • Professor Philip Mitchell AM FASSA FAHMS, Scientia Professor, UNSW, Psychiatry
  • Dr Ameneh Khatami, Senior Lecturer, the University of Sydney, infectious diseases paediatrician
  • Professor Tim Usherwood, Professor General Practice, the University of Sydney
  • Professor Clara Chow, Professor of Medicine, the University of Sydney, cardiologist

Panellists include:

  • Professor Henry Pleass, Professor of Surgery, Westmead Clinical School
  • Associate Professor Hasantha Gunasekera, Academic Leader (Education), Children’s Hospital Westmead Clinical School, paediatrics
  • Professor Georgina Long, Co-Medical Director of Melanoma Institute Australia (MIA), medical oncologist
  • Dr Parvathi Menon, Staff Specialist Neurologist at Westmead and Auburn Hospitals, neurologist

This event is for medical and health students, junior doctors and health professionals, and early career researchers looking to better understand the life of a clinician-scientist, and how to pursue this rewarding career pathway.

The online event will run over two days, from 9am to 12pm on Saturday 4 and 11 September, 2021. Registration provides you access to the online stream over the two days. Register now to secure your spot.

Thank you to our generous sponsors.

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