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The Royal Australasian College of Physicians

  • 08 May 2017 to 10 May 2017
  • Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • Melbourne / Australia

Whats About

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians(RACP) is the home to best physicians, doctors and surgeons from all spheres of medical field be it neurology, child care, oncology, respiratory and sexual health medicine, paediatrics, general medicine and many more. It aims and strives to provide with latest educational material for theoretical and practical knowledge, the latest training technique methods and helps the physicians with developing exceptional professional skills for outstanding performance in their respective fields in Australia and New Zealand. The RACP Congress 2017 is the flagship annual event of RACP which is being held in Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia from 8th May to 10th May 2017 with a slogan “Bringing Specialists Together. Sharing Knowledge. Building Skills”. This congress will have physicians from all fields of medical science to know and learn about the recent medical breakthroughs, get acquainted with the latest in technology by getting the clinical and scientific updates and will get more knowledgeable about improving the standards of the well being of patients. It is the perfect platform to form associations with surgeons, physicians and doctors from all walks of life so as to gain their professional wisdom in bettering your work. Be here to make a difference by giving your best to help uplift the field of medical science.


Registration Details
CategoryEarly Bird – CLOSEDStandard – from 13 February to 8 May 2017Welcome ReceptionCongress Dinner
Fellow VIP$750$750IncludedIncluded
Fellow$880$1100IncludedIncluded
Trainee/Allied Health/Emeritus/Life/Retired VIP$550$550IncludedIncluded
Trainee/Allied Health/Emeritus/Life/Retired$650$800IncludedIncluded
Non Fellow$1100$1400IncludedIncluded

Programme Details
CategoryEarly Bird – CLOSEDStandard – from 13 February to 8 May 2017Welcome ReceptionCongress Dinner
Fellow VIP$750$750IncludedIncluded
Fellow$880$1100IncludedIncluded
Trainee/Allied Health/Emeritus/Life/Retired VIP$550$550IncludedIncluded
Trainee/Allied Health/Emeritus/Life/Retired$650$800IncludedIncluded
Non Fellow$1100$1400IncludedIncluded

Program Highlights of the Events

  • Day 1 (08 May)
  • Day 2 (09 May)
  • Day 3 (10 May)
  • 8:15 AM to 5:00 PM

  • 08:15-08:30 – Shared session. Room : Plenary 3
  • 08:30-08:35 – Welcome address
  • 08:35-08:55 – Prsedient’s we;come
  • 08:55-09:05 – Lead Fellow’s Welcome
  • 09:05-09:45 – Opening keynote address: Ethical challenges in contemporary medicine
  • 09:45-10:30 – Preiscilla Kincaid-Smith Oration
  • 10:30-11:00 – Morning Tea
  • 11:00-12:30 – Shared session (Room 211) : Education and professional skills building revalidation and what it means for you
  • Shared session (Room: Plenary 3) : Medical breakthroughs and future practice obesity
  • PCHD (Room 110) : Rue Wright Memorial Award Presentation
  • AFOEM (Room 219 and 220) :Mental illness an health in the workplace
  • 12:30-13:30 – Lunch and RACP annual general meeting
  • 13:30-15:00 – Shared session (Room 211) : Education and professional skills building- Professional behavior in the workplace A
  • AMD (Room 212 and 213) : Clinical update obesity
  • PCHD (Room 110) : Disability
  • AFOEM (Room 219 and 220) : Ramazzini presentation
  • 15:00-15:30 – Afternoon tea
  • 15:30-17:00 – Shared session (Room 211) : Education and professional skills building-Professional behavior in the workplace B
  • Shared session (Room 109) : Stories from the vault-A showcase of artefacts from the RACP history of medicine library
  • AMD (Room 212 and 213) : Clinical insights and innovation (15:30-16:00) and Ethics and Ventilation (16:00-16:30)
  • PCHD (Room 110 : ADHD-Enhanced care pathways- Can new models of care deliver better outcomes in the real world?
  •  And ADHD in Australia1. The Children’s Attention Project. 2. Paediatric practice 3. Variation in ADHD medication prescribing: Where, what and why?
  • AFOEM (Room 219 and 220) : Ramazzini presentations

  • 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM

  • 07:00-08:15  – Sponsor’s breakfast (Room 106)
  • 07:00-08:15  – AFOEM workshop : The expatriate worker (Room 104)
  • Shared session (Room :Plenary 3)
  • 08:25-08:30 – Morning welcome
  • 09:30-09:15 – Ferguson-Glass Oration: The illness of work incapacity
  • 09:15-10:00 – AFRM President’s Oration
  • 10:00-10:30 – Morning Tea
  • 10:30-12:30 – Shared session (Room 218) : Medical breakthroughs and future practice. What were you thinking? Cognitive bias in diagnosis
  • Shared session (Room 211) : Healthcare issues, policy, advocacy, disability, NDIS, health and hospitals
  • AMD (Room 212 and 123) : Clinical insights and Innovation. Hot topics in infectious diseases, Clinical insights and innovation showcase centre of research excellence ethics
  • AFOEM (Room 219 and 220) : Medical screening, health survelliance and coal workers pneumoconiosis
  • 12:30-13:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30-15:00 – Shared session (Room-Plenary 3) : Medical breakthroughs and future practice. Medicinal cannabis-Legislation around the region
  • Shared session (Room 211) ; Education and professional skills building. Patient centered care
  • Shared session (Room 109) : Education and professional skills building. SPDP workshop 3: Work based learning and assessment
  • Shared session (Room 218) : Q & A moral obligations in contemporary politics
  • AFOEM (Room 219 and 220) : The value of occupational health
  • 15:00-15:30 – Afternoon tea
  • 15:30-17:00 – Shared session (Plenary session 3) : medical breakthroughs and future practice Molecular medicine
  • Shared session (Room 211) :Healthcare issues, policy, advocacy Evolve
  • AMD (Room 212 and 213) : Clinical insights and innovation showcase. Centre of research excellence. Hospital of the future
  • PCHD (Room 110) : Update on prevention of allergic diseases, Novel therapies for spinal muscular atrophy: A new era in paediatric neurology
  • AFOEM (Room 219 and 220) : Facilitators and barriers influencing return to work. What is the best, latest evidence?

  • 7:00 AM to 1:30 AM

  • 07:00-08:30 – Sponsor’s breakfast (Room 106)
  • 07:00-08:30 – AFOEM workshop : Safety critical workers (Room 104)
  • 08:30-09:50 – Howard-Williams Medal: A journey in search of child health- From Dien Bien Phu to Fitzroy Crossing and Christmas Island
  • 10:00-10:30 – Morning tea
  • 10:30-12:00 – Closing plenary: Doctors must do more to change he world- Employment, poverty and health
  • 12:00-12:20 – Closing remarks
  • 12:20-13:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – End of conference