Queensland Clinical Sciences Symposium – Life as a Clinician-Scientist

Queensland Clinical Sciences Symposium – Life as a Clinician-Scientist
Saturday, March 26, 2022
  –   Saturday, March 26, 2022

The Queensland Clinical Science Symposium returns in an online format in 2022 to inspire clinicians, researchers, junior doctors, and medical students to pursue excellence in clinical practice and medical research.

Don’t miss this enlightening day of presentations and discussions from 12 of Queensland’s esteemed clinician-scientists.

This year’s theme is “The Making of a Clinician-Scientist – Stories and Skills”. You’ll not only hear stories from the lives of clinician-scientists and their scientific achievements, but you’ll also learn some key skills to succeed in this career path.

Our speakers include:

  • Associate Professor Lauren Ball, NHMRC Fellow Menzies Health Institute – Centre for Health Practice Innovation, Griffith University
  • Professor Frank Gannon FAHMS, Emeritus Professor, QIMR Berghofer Research Institute.
  • Professor Sailesh Kumar MBBS MMed(O&G) Dphil FRCS FRCOG FRANZCOG CMFM, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mater Research Institute, The University of Queensland;
  • Professor Pamela McCombe, Professor and Head, Royal Brisbane Clinical School, School of Medicine and Co-head, Brain and Mental Health Theme, UQ Centre for Clinical Research
  • Professor David Reutens FAHMS, Director, Centre for Advanced Imaging, The University of Queensland
  • Professor Ranjeny Thomas AM FAHMS, Professor of Rheumotology, Translational Research Institute;
  • Professor Paul Young FAHMS, Head of School, School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, The University of Queensland;

Our panel discussion will also provide interesting perspectives on building a career in translational research and will feature speakers from across career stages including:

  • Dr Rob Ellis, Physician Trainee, Metro South Health
  • Associate Professor Dylan Flaws, Psychiatry Advanced Trainee, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
  • Professor Mark Midwinter, Deputy Head, School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Queensland
  • Dr Siok Tey, Team Head and Senior Research Fellow, QIMR Berghofer Research Institute

Register now to secure your spot.

Registration closes on Thursday 24 March 2022.


Funding for this event has been provided by the Australian Government. The views expressed at the event do not necessarily reflect the views of the Australian Government.

AAHMS greatly appreciates the support of our gold sponsors:


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