ACMAV Conference 2016

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Austin Hospital, 5th November 2016

Join ACMAV and Austin’s CEU for a day of highly interactive learning at Austin Health’s Education Precinct with cutting-edge, yet clinically relevant sessions led by experts in their fields. Topics range from important updates in asthma, COPD, cardiac failure, metabolic diseases, peripheral vascular disease, travel medicine, research and clinical examination workshops.

Finish the day enjoying a delectable 10-course Asian Degustation Banquet at Golden Dragon Palace with a hands-on, 3D printing talk on the clinical and research applications of this emerging medical technology!

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8:50 Welcome and Introduction Dr Christopher Leung President, ACMAV and Medical Lead, Clinical Education Unit
8:55 Calcium Scoring and Risk Assessment Dr Gary Liew Cardiologist and Cardiac CT expert
9:20 Controlling Cardiac Failure with a team approach Kim Gray Cardiac Coach Physiotherapist, Austin Health
9:30 Asthma and COPD – Prevention, Diagnosis and Management Prof Christopher Worsnop Respiratory Physician, Austin Health
Catherine Hill Respiratory Physiotherapist, Austin Health
10:00 Haematological emergencies Dr Wai Khoon Ho Haematologist, Austin Health
Dr Nora Lee Haematology Registrar, Eastern Health
11:00 What’s New in the Management of Peripheral Vascular Disease? Mr Jason Chuen Director of Vascular Surgery, Austin Health
11:30 Travel Medicine including updates on the Zika virus A/Prof Pat Charles Infectious Diseases, Austin Health
12:00 Managing the Metabolic Syndrome in the 21st Century Prof Joseph Proietto Endocrinologist and previous Chair of the National Association of Diabetes Centre
Dr Christopher Leung Hepatologist and Researcher in Fatty Liver, Austin Health
12:30 LUNCH
13:30 Clinical Examination Tips and Tricks Dr Stephen Warrillow

A/Prof Pat Charles

FRACP National Examinations Panel (NEP) Clinical Examiners, Austin Health
14:00 Getting the mix of clinical work, research and life just right Professor Ingrid Scheffer AO Director of Paediatrics, Austin Health, Physician Scientist/Epileptologist, Founding Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences and recipient of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science
14:30 What can clinicians learn from the athletic mindset? Dr Elena Galiabovitch Rio Olympic 10m and 25m pistol competitor and surgical resident at Monash Health


General Surgical Principles and Perioperative Care Mr Kiat Lim Supervisor of prevocational surgical training
Dr Suet-Wan Choy Perioperative Physician, Austin Health
16:00 Break-out Session 1:

Pathways through the FRACP exams

Dr Suet-Wan Choy Director of Adult Physician Training, Austin
A/Prof Joseph Tam Clinical Lead in Paediatrics and Director School of Rural Medicine, Latrobe Regional Hospital. Member of the National Examiners Panel for paediatrics.
Dr Victoria Hall Elizabeth Austin Registrar, Austin Health
16:00 Break-out Session 2:

Navigating through FRACS training

Mr Kiat Lim Supervisor of Prevocational Surgical Training, Austin Health
Dr Lawrence Lau Hepatobiliary fellow, St Vincent’s Health
Dr Jason Chuen Member of the Victorian Department of Health Ministerial Advisory Committee on Surgical Services and committee member of the Victorian Audit of Surgical Mortality and an AMA Victorian Councillor


Category: Please circle registration type Early Bird (by 7 Oct 2016) Standard Rate (after 7 Oct 2016)
Conference only Full Registration Conference only Full Registration
ACMAV members $ 100 $ 130 $ 130 $ 160
ACMAV associate members $ 100 $ 130 $ 130 $ 160
Austin Health staff $ 100 $ 130 $ 130 $ 160
General registration $ 160 $ 200
Students $ 80 $ 100
Conference dinner General registrants and students only $ 80

Conference only registration includes:

  • Full education program, buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea.

Full registration includes:

  • Full education program, buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea;
  • Conference dinner at Golden Dragon Palace Restaurant.

Live instrumental music kindly provided by the Austin Andante Group:

  • Dr Rui Wu: Violin
  • Dr Rebecca Tai: Violin
  • Dr Kimberley Chan: Violin/Piano
  • Dr Alice Lee: Violin/Piano


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