Tasmanian Rural Generalist Newsletter (Special Health Conference Edition 1)

Tasmanian Rural Generalist Program

Pre-conference workshops Friday 27 March 2020

  • Advanced Life Support workshop presented by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).  Further information and registration available on the ACRRM website
  • Dealing with Depression in Rural Australia workshop presented by the Black Dog Institute.  Further information and registration available on the Black Dog Institute website

Tasmanian Rural Health Conference 2020

‘The Future of Rural Practice’ 

28-29 March at the UTAS Cradle Coast Campus in Burnie

A full program is now available on the Tasmanian Rural Health Conference 2020 webpage

Meet some of our inspirational presenters:
Professor Paul Worley

Inaugural National Rural Health Commissioner and Rural Generalist doctor in Yankalilla, South Australia.

Dr Meg McKeown

Former Antarctic Medical Officer.  Currently working with the Moreton Medical Group Street Medicine project providing free medical care to disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Hobart.

Dr Brett Sutton

Former Emergency Medicine doctor at NWRH and Medical Officer with Médecins sans Frontières.  Now Chief Medical Officer for Victoria.

Dr Telena Kerkham

A former UTAS Rural Clinical School student.  Currently a palliative care registrar and completing her final year of Physician training at the Launceston General Hospital.

Registration is now open, please click above on Register Now or visit the Tasmanian Rural Health Conference webpage

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

RDAT Nominations now OPEN

The Rural Doctors Association Tasmania (RDAT) is seeking nominations for the Annual Awards to be presented at the Tasmanian Rural Health Conference Awards Evening.  
Do you know a Tasmanian Rural Doctor, Doctor in training or Medical Student who has demonstrated an outstanding interest in, and commitment to, Rural Practice in Tasmania?

Please access the links to the nomination requirements below, for the three categories:

Nominations can be made by any person or organisation. Please forward your nomination to the RDAA Office by 28 February.

Please email the Tas Rural Health Conference for all enquiries including program and sponsorship opportunities.

Please forward all rural pathway enquiries to the rural pathway inbox

This project is funded by the Australian Government through the National Partnership Agreement on Improving Health Services in Tasmania.