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Volume 203, Issue 3 - 3 August 2015

3 August 2015: Professor Charles Guest has stepped in as Interim Editor of the Medical Journal of Australia. In this video he explains his role, some changes to the MJA's print format, and the future of Australia's premier general medical journal. With MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell.



Volume 203, Issue 2 - 20 July 2015

20 July: Dr Frank Jones is the President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. He speaks about the College's new campaign -- "The good GP never stops learning" -- and why it is important for the special skills of the GP to be recognised. He also talks about rural practice, the Border Force Act, funding models and more. With MJA engagement editor, Cate Swannell. Also available as a podcast here.



Volume 203, Issue 1 - 6 July 2015

6 July: Mr Geoff Down is the curator of the rare and historic books collection owned by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. He discusses the Sir Leslie Cowlishaw Collection, a priceless set of 2000 volumes covering the evolution of medicine from witchcraft to art to science. With MJA engagement editor, Cate Swannell. Also available as a podcast here.



Volume 202, Issue 11 - 15 June 2015

Professor Fary Khan is director of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. After the devastation of the Nepal earthquake she was asked to put together an elite team of rehabilitation physicians, nurses and physiotherapists to travel to the Kathmandu Valley and provide what support they could to those suffering severe spinal injuries in the quake’s aftermath. Their experiences were life-changing. Professor Khan speaks with MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell. This video is also available as a podcast here and on iTunes.



Volume 202, Issue 10 - 1 June 2015

Professor Ian Hickie is executive director of the Brain and Mind Research Institute and a commissioner on the National Mental Health Commission. To coincide with a paper he authored in the current issue of the MJA, Prof Hickie speaks with engagement editor Cate Swannell about the Federal Government's response to the NMHC report. This video is also available as a podcast here and on iTunes.



Volume 202, Issue 10 - 1 June 2015

1 June 2015. Professor Debra Nestel is chair of Simulation Education in Healthcare at Monash University in Melbourne. To accompany a Careers feature on simulation training in medical schools she speaks with MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell. This video is also available as a podcast here and on iTunes. 



Volume 202, Issue 9 - 18 May 2015

18 May 2015: Professor Paul Komesaroff is executive director of international NGO, Global Reconciliation and is also director of the Monash Centre for Ethics in Medicine and Society in Melbourne. He discusses a minimalist legislative solution to the vexed question of voluntary euthanasis to coincide with his For Debate article in our 18 May print issue. With MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell. This video is also available as a podcast here and from iTunes.



Volume 202, Issue 9 - 18 May 2015

18 May 2015: MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell discusses the highlights of the 18 May issue of the Medical Journal of Australia, which commemorates World No Tobacco Day. This video is also available as a podcast here and from iTunes.



Volume 202, Issue 8 - 4 May 2015

Dr Lesley Russell is Visiting Fellow at the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute at the Australian National University in Canberra. This podcast accompanies a For debate article Dr Russell coauthored in this issue, “Hospitals should be exemplars of healthy workplaces”. Also available as a podcast.



Volume 202, Issue 7 - 20 April 2015

Lt Colonel Michael Reade is professor of Military Medicine and Surgery at the University of Queensland. He discusses the latest research and advances in military medicine and what ANZAC Day means to him. To coincide with an editorial coauthored by Lt Col Reade and Rear Admiral Robyn Walker in this issue. This video is also available as a podcast.



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