Program Committee

Scientific review process

All submitted abstracts will go through a review process carried out by the Program Committee. Each abstract will be reviewed by at least two reviewers. In cases where reviewer viewpoints differ, a third reviewer will assess the abstract. 

Dr Anthony Llewellyn

From 2012 to 2016, Dr Anthony Llewellyn was the Medical Director of the Health Education & Training Institute (HETI) which involved overseeing a number of network training programs.  He was the successful organiser of 2 Medical Education Conferences during that time.

In 2020 Anthony was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle’s School of Medicine & Public Health and Year 5 Psychiatry Coordinator. He is currently completing a PhD in Medical Education.  Anthony is better known as “the Career Doctor” on YouTube and he now runs a successful Medical HR, Education and IT company, AdvanceMed, offering innovative courses and workshops in the doctor job career and application space.

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Dr Charlotte Durand

Dr Charlotte Durand is an Emergency Registrar currently living and working in Darwin, Australia. She has previously been involved in planning the AMAQ Junior Doctor Conference and was Convenor for the Pre-Internship (PRINT) Conference in Brisbane 2018. Her interest in FOAMed has seen her join up with the Don’t Forget the Bubbles team and to create open access resources such as the Intern Referral Cheat Sheet. She has also spoken about the utility of social media for career advancement for both med students and trainees at the ANZ Prevocational Med Ed Conference 2019.

She is a member of the Federal AMA Council of Doctors in Training, a group which advocates for ongoing improvements to the education and support of trainees of all stages. Outside of this, she is a keen triathlete and is always looking forward to the next adventure in swim/bike/run.

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Associate Professor Katrina Anderson

Dr Katrina Anderson is Associate Professor, Academic Unit of General Practice, ANU Medical School (ANUMS) and Chair of the Canberra Region Medical Education Council. Katrina currently works clinically in refugee and asylum seeker health and has a variety of roles within the ANUMS and ACT Health in training medical students and junior doctors.

Her main research and education interests are in medical education specifically around the vertical integration of medical training, supervisor support and prevocational training of doctors. She has a special interest in mental health, counselling and self-care and is passionate about patient centred medicine and improving health outcomes for vulnerable and disadvantaged patients.

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Dr James Edwards

James’ interest in medical education, especially that of early career doctors, grew during his role as the Director of Prevocational Education and Training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, from 2008 to 2014. This led to his current role as the NSW Prevocational Training Council Chair at the Health and Education and Training Institute (HETI). James works clinically as an Emergency Physician at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and is Director of the Department. The need to better prepare students for their first years of practice led James to take on the role of the Chair of the Sydney University Pre-internship (PRINT) block in 2012. James has a Masters in Medical Education from the University of Sydney. When not being a husband, father to two beautiful girls, juggling his multiple roles he loves to watch the Adelaide Crows (AFL) win and play tennis.

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