Professor Helena Teede – How to frame a successful grant proposal

Prof Helena Teede: Life as a Clinician-Scientist VIC 2022

Professor Helena Teede AM FAHMS is Executive Director, Monash Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre. Professor Teede discusses the how, the what, and the why of research at our 2022 Life as a Clinician-Scientist Victorian symposium. She shared insights from her career in endocrinology and women’s health, including her efforts to increase cross-sector collaboration and how […]

Professor James Beeson: How to conduct high-impact research

Professor James Beeson: VIC Life as a Clinician-Scientist 2022

Professor James Beeson FAHMS is Deputy Director, Head of Malaria Immunity and Vaccines Laboratory, Burnet Institute. He has worked in the field of global health as a medical researcher and public health physician for over 20 years with a focus on infectious diseases and maternal and child health. Professor Beeson joined our 2022 Life as […]

Panel – Challenges along the way – Life as a Clinician-Scientist VIC 2022

Life as a clinician-scientist can be extremely rewarding—but there can be challenges along the way to success. Experts at various career stages discussed their experiences — good and bad — in our panel discussion at our 2022 Life as a Clinician-Scientist Victorian symposium in Melbourne. Session chair: Laureate Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO PresAHMS Panel members: […]

Professor Flavia Cicuttini – Lessons in Science and Research

Professor Flavia Cicuttini AM FAHMS is Head of Rheumatology, Alfred Health and Head of Musculoskeletal Unit, Monash University. Professor Cicuttini shared insights from her career at the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences 7th annual Life as a Clinician-Scientist Victorian symposium in 2022.

Professor Jodie McVernon – Lessons in Science and Research

Professor Jodie McVernon FAHMS is Professor and Director of Doherty Epidemiology at The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. Professor McVernon discusses lessons she has learned in her career in science and research at the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences 2022 Life as a Clinician-Scientist Victorian symposium.

Professor Christobel Saunders – What is a Clinician-Scientist?

Professor Christobel Saunders AO FAHMS is James Stewart Chair of Surgery, The Royal Melbourne Hospital. She shared her career story, thoughts on “imposter syndrome” and strategies for success at the 2022 Life as a Clinician-Scientist Victorian symposium.

Professor Michael Berk – How to Frame a Research Question

Professor Michael Berk FASSA FAHMS is NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow and Alfred Deakin Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Deakin University. He shared his insight into how to frame a research question at our 2022 Life as a Clinician-Scientist Victorian symposium.

Professor Sir John Savill – What is a Clinician-Scientist?

Professor Sir John Savill FRS FAHMS is a nephrologist and Executive Director, Melbourne Academic Centre for Health. Professor Savill delivered his keynote presentation at the 2022 Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences Life as a Clinician-Scientist Victorian Symposium.

Panel: Early and mid career clinician-scientists (2016)

Find out how our early and mid-career panel members got into research, the challenges and successes they have encountered and what motivates them. The panel included: Dr Ken Meyers; Dr Kylie Mason; Dr Peter van Wijngaarden; and Professor Michelle Leech. The early and mid-career panel discussion was part of the LACS VIC 2016 event

Professor Melissa Wake: Keep your feet on the ground and your eyes in the sky (2019)

Professor Melissa Wake describes the path that led her to become a developmental behavioural paediatrician, and how she built her international collaborations. She also talks about the benefits of having three lives: a clinician, a researcher and an individual with your family or your own interests outside of work.   Presented at LACS in Melbourne, […]

Panel: Victorian early and mid-career clinician-scientists share their stories (2019)

Discover how our early and mid-career panel members got into research, the challenges and successes they have encountered and what motivates them. The panel included: Dr Sarah Price; Associate Professor Peiro Perucca; Associate Professor Sebastian King; and Dr Sylvie Picker Minh. This panel discussion was part of the LACS event in Victoria in 2019 and […]

Professor Robyn Guymer: More than meets the eye (2018)

Professor Robyn Guymer outlines how spending time with the patient can focus the research question. She explains how being a ‘simple clinician’ can really have a big impact on patient outcomes. Presented at the LACS event in Melbourne in 2018.

Professor John Christodoulou: How to give a killer talk (2018)

Professor Christodoulou shares his expertise in engaging an audience. Learn how to correctly pitch to your audience, prepare visually interesting slides, use humour, acknowledge collaborators and funding sources, and finish with a conclusion.  Presentation delivered at the LACS event in Melbourne in 2018.

Professor Sherene Loi – 2021 Jian Zhou Medal winner

Professor Loi challenged the dogma that immunotherapy was not possible with breast cancer and led a series of treatment trials that are already changing the lives of her patients. She was also the first to show that immune cell infiltration of breast tumour tissue strongly predicts improved survival in some types of breast cancer, and […]

Professor Kathryn North: How to never be bored (2021)

“One thing I love about my job and my career is that I’m never, ever bored.” Professor Kathryn North AC, Director of the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the David Danks Professor of Child Health Research at the University of Melbourne. She speaks at the Academy’s Victorian Life as a Clinician-Scientist 2021 symposium.

Professor Eric Morand: I wonder what I’ll be when I grow-up? (2021)

“I never wanted to become a specialist, nor a researcher, and certainly not an administrator. Now I am all three and wouldn’t change a thing.” Professor Eric Morand, Head of the School of Clinical Sciences at Monash Health, and Head of the Monash Health Rheumatology Unit. He spoke at the Victorian Life as a Clinician-Scientist […]

Professor Stephen O’Leary: The life of a surgeon-scientist (2021)

“If you’ve been trained as a clinician, you know the best will come out if you combine a deep fundamental knowledge, but also if you follow your heart in terms of motivation. It’s really important, early in your career, to have a broad curiosity across your discipline.” Professor Stephen O’Leary, William Gibson Chair in Otolaryngology […]