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Dec 19

The process of having Rural Generalist Medicine recognised as a specialist field within the speciality of general practice has taken a significant step forward. The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) have submitted a joint application to the Medical Board of Australia (MBA) to formalise national recognition of the distinct work and skill set of Rural Generalists. RACGP Vice President and Chair of the Rural Council Associate Professor Ayman…

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Dec 11
Medical education As the term ends The Week 20 Feedback Reports by registrars and supervisors are due no later than 20 December. So now is the time discuss and complete...
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Dec 11
Welcome to our final Newsletter of 2019. Our GP training community delivered over five hundred training terms during 2019. Each placement is unique – be it location, scope of practice,...
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Dec 10

Education Quality Improvement 2019 has been another full year with an abundance of achievements and progress made across the breadth of EV’s program. There is also plenty that is currently ‘on the go’. 2020 promises to be an exciting year as EV continues to be an organization that embraces opportunity. In the research portfolio, EV’s research on remodelling GP training was recently published in Australian Journal of GP, find the article here. The research team is currently examining registrar transition…

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Dec 10
RLO Update Exams  The RACGP OSCE exam was held on Sunday 10 November, 2019. Results are scheduled to be released Wednesday 18 December, so good luck to all of those...
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Dec 10

Supervisor and ME PD Workshop Format The standalone one day Supervisor Workshops at Hawthorn this year have proved quite popular so we have decided to continue to hold some one day meetings in the metro space next year. The one day meetings this year were held to replace the residential workshops which did not happen in 2019 because EV hosted GPTEC. Quite a number of supervisors told me they liked the dedicated 1 day meeting rather than a half day…

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Dec 09
Registrar Placements in Aboriginal health services Three registrars are on part time placement in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) in Sem 2:2019.  They will deliver approximately 32 FTE weeks...
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Oct 25

EV is thrilled that Dr Pallavi Prathivadi was awarded the 2019 RACGP National Registrar of the Year at GP19 in Adelaide. Pallavi has had a wonderful medical and GP career so far and has excelled in many areas. Her successes include being a joint winner of the 2018 EV Registrar of the Year – General Pathway.   Congratulations to Pallavi for this amazing achievement. For more information about the awards and other winners, visit the RACGP newsGP.

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Jun 19

Special Celebrations EV staff continue to acknowledge important events for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Staff gathered in both EV offices in Hawthorn and Churchill to celebrate National Close the Gap Day and National Reconciliation Week. EV Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) EV has commenced the development of our 2019-2021 Reconciliation Action Plan. We have surveyed staff, Board Directors and key stakeholders to learn how we can build on our successes from our current RAP and challenge ourselves individually…

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