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Apr 20

We are very excited to launch our interactive annual report. Our digital report includes both written and video reports. We highlight the fantastic contributions from our staff, medical educators and key partners in our region. The report epitomises and actively demonstrates our ability to innovate. In video interviews, key stakeholders share insights into our partnership and discuss collaborative activities operating in our region. We share our achievements and successes during what was a difficult year and are pleased to say we got through it! We thank all our stakeholders for their support and collaboration throughout 2020. Together we made a fantastic contribution to the health of our communities in Eastern Victoria. To view the report visit www.evannualreport.com.au

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Apr 19

Eastern Victoria GP Training was sad to hear of the passing of Dr Carolyn Royse on 16 April 2021. Many of you will have known her as a dedicated supervisor for many years at Nillumbik and Research Medical Centre. In more recent years she has extended her contribution to training as a Supervisor Liaison Officer and active participant in the Regional Interest Advisory Group. Carolyn’s insights, contributions, and support will be missed at EV. Our condolences are extended to her husband Colin and her family, and the team at Nillumbik and Research Medical Centre.

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Apr 16
Dr Tom Ponsonby, an EVGPT registrar, is undertaking the ACRRM Fellowship pathway. Why did Tom choose rural GP? "There were multiple factors during a year in Foster that brought rural...
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Apr 15
Registrars training with Eastern Victoria GP Training (EVGPT) achieved an overall pass rate of 97% in the recent RACGP Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) - an outstanding result! We congratulate all...
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Apr 12

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.

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Mar 25

The GPTEC 2021 Program Committee is seeking GP’s to submit abstracts on research regarding the issues/topics that have arisen in the past 12 months. Abstract submissions close on Monday, 3 May 2021. Find out more.

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Mar 01

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.

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Jan 28

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.

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Dec 21

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.

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