RANZCOG CMFM Colloquium

Thursday, 1 December 2016 (morning only)

Here is your opportunity to mingle with the MFMs. The colloquium is an informal meeting discussing contemporary topics relevant to MFMs and MFM aspirants. At this year's colloquium, we will be focusing on issues relevant to MFM trainees. Come along hear the latest about what our training program has to offer, to discuss the pitfalls and successes and to meet MFMs from around Australia and New Zealand! We will also be discussing the future of fetal therapy in Australia. Finally, we will be having lunch with your superheroes while they regale you with tales of what else they have achieved as MFMs. This meeting is aimed at anyone who has an interest in high risk obstetrics and perinatal medicine. Lunch to be provided. Hope to see you all there!

 Time      Session     Speaker
 Session 1: Welcome and the trainee survival kitChair Greg Duncombe
 8.15 - 8.30Meet the minders: training, accreditation, assessmentRANZCOG staff and the new look CMFM committee 2016.
 8.30 - 8.45Where have all the procedures gone? Getting the numbers!Alison Fung, Lisa Hui
 8.45 - 9.00Exams: ask the expertsAntonia Shand, Lisa Begg, Emma Parry
 9.00 - 9.15The elective year: round the world and back againAntonia Shand, Greg Duncombe and others
 9.15 - 9.30Panel discussion: all  your training questions answered! 
 Session 2: Fetal therapy in AustraliaChair Lisa Hui
 9.30 - 9.50FGR and fetal therapy: Strider and beyondKatie Groom
 9.50 - 10.30The future of neural tube defect surgery in AustraliaGlenn Gardener
 10.30 - 10.50Radio frequency ablation in MC twinsSailesh Kumar
 10.50 - 11.00Creating a national MFM network: what can Australia learn from New Zealand?Emma Parry
 11.00 - 11.10Towards a national MFM specialist interest groupDaniel Challis, Barb Vernon (WHA)
 11.10 - 11.30Discussion: the future of fetal therapy/networks in Australia and New Zealand 
 Session 3: Lunch with your super-heroesChair Sue Walker
 11.30 - 11.40Short break for collecting lunches
 11.40 - 11.50Can MFMs contribute in low resource settings?Alexis Shub
 11.50 - 12.00National leaders: IMPACTKatie Groom
 12.00 - 12.10National leaders: PSANZJonathan Morris
 12.10 - 12.20Discussion and close