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Program

The 62nd PAH Health Symposium program showcased a variety of topics and explored how health services are working with patients, providers, systems and staff to promote whole person well-being.

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As the flagship educational and research event for PAH and MSH, the symposium delivered a content-rich program featuring:

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

This year, the program will featured 19 sessions, including:

  • Addiction and mental health
  • Ageing
  • Consumer Partnerships
  • Disability management
  • Digital Health
  • Domestic and family violence
  • First Nations Health
  • Future of Healthcare
  • Healthcare Workforce
  • Models of Healthcare
  • Oncology
  • Pharmacy
  • The Great Debate
  • Vulnerable communities
Tuesday 22 August

8.30am - 10.00am | Official Opening and Keynote Address - Healthcare worker burnout: insights, lessons learnt and a positive way forward

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10.30am - 12.00pm | Staff wellness - The four Rs for the future healthcare workforce: recruitment, roles, retention, resilience

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12.30pm - 1.30pm | Vulnerable communities - Reducing barriers: providing effective and quality healthcare to vulnerable communities

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1.45pm - 3.15pm | Consumer partnerships and empowerment - Needed ingredients for a successful healthcare system

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3.30pm - 5.00pm | Digital health technologies - Current status and future goals

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Wednesday 23 August

8.30am - 10.00am | Community-centered healthcare - Thinking outside the square

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10.30am - 12.00pm | Addiction and Mental Health - Better social connections to better health

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12.30pm - 1.30pm | The Great Debate - Is contemporary health care equipped to provide whole of person wellbeing?

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1.45pm - 3.15pm | Interprofessional education - Educating health care professionals of the future

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3.30pm - 5.00pm | Research Presentation Awards Oral Finalists and People's Choice Award Voting

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5.00pm - 6.30pm | Research Presentation Awards poster viewing and People's Choice Award Voting

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Thursday 24 August

7.15am - 8.15am | A patient's journey in surgery

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8.30am - 10.00am | Sleep and well-being in older people

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10.30am - 12.00pm | Cancer - What does wellness look like for the cancer patient?

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12.30pm - 1.30pm | Indigenous healthcare - Improving health care and wellness for First Nations people

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1.45pm - 3.15pm | The gut-brain axis and wellness

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3.30pm - 5.00pm | Disability experience - Predisposing and perpetuating factors in the disability experience

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Friday 25 August

8.30am - 10.00am | Kurt Aaron Oration and Awards Ceremony

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10.30am - 12.00pm | Domestic and Family Violence - Recovery after violence: how can those who have experienced Domestic and Family Violence find recovery?

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Last updated 1 September 2023
Last reviewed 1 September 2023