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MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 21: Prof Judith Searle, MDANZ

Volume 203, Issue 3 - 3 August 2015

Volume 203, Issue 3 - 3 August. Professor Judith Searle has been chief executive officer of Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand for almost 3 years. In October of 2015 she will hand over to Carmel Tebbutt. In this podcast with MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell, Professor Searle talks about the highs and lows of her time running the MDANZ.

Interviewee: Professor Judith Searle

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MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 20: Dr Frank Jones, RACGP

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 video here.

Interviewee: Dr Frank Jones

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MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 19: Professor Anne Kelso, NHMRC

Volume 203, Issue 1 - 6 July 2015

Volume 203, Issue 1 -- 6 July. Professor Anne Kelso is chief executive officer of the National Health and Medical Research Council. She outlines her vision for the next 3 years of the NHMRC's operation and shares her thoughts on funding rates, women in science, translational research and the commercialisation of research outcomes. With MJA engagement editor, Cate Swannell.

Interviewee: Professor Anne Kelso

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MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 18: Mr Geoff Down, RACS

Volume 203, Issue 1 - 6 July 2015

Volume 203, Issue 1 -- 6 July. Mr Geoff Down is curator of the rare and historic books collection held by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons. Part of the library is the renowned Sir Leslie Cowlishaw Collection, a priceless set of 2000 volumes covering the evolution of medicine from witchcraft through to the early 1940s. Mr Down speaks with MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell. Also available as a video here.

Interviewee: Mr Geoff Down

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MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 17: Professor Fary Khan

Volume 202, Issue 11 - 15 June 2015

Volume 202, Issue 11 -- 15 June. Professor Fary Khan is director of rehabilitation medicine at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. She recently led a seven-member team from RMH to Nepal to assist with the treatment of severe spinal injuries in the wake of the 7.8 magnitude Ghorka earthquake. She speaks with MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell about her experiences there. This podcast is also available as a video here.

Interviewee: Professor Fary Khan

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MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 16: Professor Ian Hickie

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 podcast is also available as a video here

Interviewee: Professor Ian Hickie

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MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 15: Professor Debra Nestel

Volume 202, Issue 10 - 1 June 2015

Professor Debra Nestel is professor of Simulation Education in Healthcare at Monash University in Melbourne. She discusses the role of simulated patients and other modalities, particularly in relation to rural training. With MJA engagement editor, Cate Swannell. This podcast is also available as a video here

Interviewee: Professor Debra Nestel

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MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 14: Professor Paul Komesaroff

Volume 202, Issue 9 - 18 May 2015

Volume 202, Issue 9 -- 18 May: Prof Paul Komesaroff is director of the Monash Centre for Ethics in Medicine and Society, and executive director of international NGO, Global Reconciliation. He discusses a minimalist legislative solution to the vexed question of voluntary euthanasia. With MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell. This podcast is also available as a video

Interviewee: Professor Paul Komesaroff

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MJA Podcasts 2015 In This Issue 18 May

Volume 202, Issue 9 - 18 May 2015

Vol 202, Issue 9 -- 18 May. MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell talks about the highlights of the 18 May issue of the MJA which commemorates World No Tobacco Day. This podcast is also available as a video

Interviewee: MJA engagement editor Cate Swannell

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MJA Podcasts 2015 Episode 13: Dr Lesley Russell

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 video.

Interviewee: Dr Lesley Russell

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