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Program

The 58th PAH Health Symposium will explore the balance between utilising technology to improve efficiency and patient outcomes while maintaining the patient-clinician relationship, and showcase current and emerging research topics. 

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As the flagship educational event for the Princess Alexandra Hospital, one of Australia’s leading hospitals, the symposium will deliver a content-rich program featuring:

  • expert clinicians and researchers presenting leading advances in speciality areas
  • ‘hot topic’ panel discussions 
  • Research Excellence Awards recognising next generation discoveries to influence the clinical space.

Exciting new session topics include addiction and mental health, ageing, cancer, genetics and genomics, health innovation, microbiome, renal, robotics in surgery, social forum, trauma and more.

Sessions

View each session below and find out more about the speakers, their affiliations and their presentation topics.

Tuesday 31 July

Official opening
8.30am–10.00am
PAHHS18 Keynote presentationOpening keynote presentation
8.30am–10.00am
Addiction and Mental Health
10.30am–12.00pm
PAHHS18 PTSD v2Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder—the battle continues
12.30pm–1.30pm
PAHHS18 Translating the microbiome into medicineTranslating the microbiome into medicine: a snapshot of the Brisbane approach
1.30pm–3.00pm
PAHHS18 This is spinal trauma v2This is spinal trauma
3.30pm–5.00pm

Wednesday 1 August

PAHHS18 Technology and imaging advances in oncology v2Technology and imaging advances in oncology
8.30am–10.00am
PAHHS18 Genomics Personalised Medicine and you v2Genomics
10.30am–12.00pm
PAHHS18 All in the wristAll in the wrist: Evolution of robotic surgery
12.30pm–1.30pm
Ageing
1.30pm–3.00pm
PAHHS18 Research excellence awards oral finalistsResearch Excellence Awards—oral finalists
3.30pm–5.00pm
 

Thursday 2 August

PAHHS18 Radiologists using AI will replace those who dontBreakfast session
7.00am–8.30am
Kurt Aaron Oration
8.30am–10.00am
Health Innovation
10.30am–12.00pm
PAHHS18 The great debateThe Great Debate
12.30pm–1.30pm
PAHHS18 Challenges of kidney transplantChallenges of kidney transplantation in adolescents and young adults
1.30pm–3.00pm
 

Friday 3 August

PAHHS18 Non-lethal strangulation red flag of dfvNon-lethal strangulation: 'Red flag' of Domestic and Family Violence
12.00pm–1.30pm
  

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Last updated 26 July 2018
Last reviewed 26 October 2016