Current EVGPT registrar, Dr Vidhya Subramaniam, was interviewed on WIN Gippsland yesterday. Vidhya is doing her GP training in our Gippsland training region and is undertaking the RACGP Fellowship. Vidhya highlights the opportunities available to registrars and GPs in a rural setting, and says the biggest factor in moving to rural Victoria was being part of the community. Watch the interview here.
Rural Medicine Australia 2021 (RMA21) registrations are open. The theme for the conference this year is Connection, Collaboration and Unity. If you would like to attend, the conference will be held in Perth this year from Wednesday, 20 October to Saturday, 23 October 2021. If you would like to submit an abstract for consideration, you will need to do so by Monday, 10 May 2021. Find out more.
From January 2021 Professor Neil Spike AM, EV GP Training’s Director of Medical Education and Training, has an adjunct appointment as Professor (Practice) in Rural Health, School of Rural Health, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences with Monash University. “I am delighted to be working with Monash University in this role. It provides an opportunity for EV and Monash University to strengthen relationships to support education, training and research in the region,” says Professor Neil Spike. “The benefits are mutual and consistent with our goals in the region of greater community engagement and providing the right doctor, for the right practice for the right community with the right support,” says Professor Spike. Read the full release here.
EV in partnership with Latrobe Regional Hospital has successfully filled all 15 GP non-core rotations for Gippsland Rural Intern Trainees (GRIT) and 4 rotations for junior doctors in the second postgraduate year (PGY2) for 2021. This program is part of the Rural Junior Doctor Training Innovation initiative funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health. Read the full Media Release here.
Thank you to everyone in the EV community for your support and hard work this year. Continuing to deliver GP training in 2020 would not have been possible without your commitment. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from everyone at EV. Watch the Christmas Message from our CEO, Dr Mark Rowe on our YouTube Channel. https://youtu.be/L56ETaglru8
Eastern Victoria GP Training (EV) has achieved an excellent result by filling 100% of its training places for 2021 across both rural and general pathways. EV’s training places are spread across Eastern Victoria in metropolitan, outer-metropolitan and rural areas of Eastern Victoria’s footprint. Doctors undertaking the rural pathway spend the majority of their training in our rural region, which is comprised mainly of Gippsland. “Eastern Victoria GP Training is an experienced and well regarded training organisation. We pride ourselves on our quality program, diverse delivery methods and our registrar satisfaction,” says Dr Mark Rowe, CEO. “While this year has had many challenges for our industry and for junior doctors due to COVID-19, we believe that general practice has proven to be an important pillar in primary health care delivery. GPs are at the frontline and are critical in caring for our communities. “To see the high level of interest in training with EV is encouraging for our communities. Our work centres on the GPs in training and the communities they serve throughout our region, and leads to better health…