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Fifth Annual Junior Doctor Conference

Date: Saturday 23rd Jun 2018 - Sunday 24 Jun 2018
Location: Hilton Brisbane
Start time: 9am Saturday | 9.30am Sunday
End time: 4.30pm Saturday | 3.15pm Sunday
Accommodation: Hilton Brisbane special rates offer for JDC delegates - $200 per night. To book, click on the link below under accommodation and quote GAMAB or contact Hilton reservations on (07) 3234 2000.
CPD: Up to 9.5 hours CPD can be claimed for junior doctors
Early-bird rates: Now extended to Monday 21 May 2018





Introducing an incredible line up of keynote speakers...

Brigadier Michael Bond CSC, Director, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services (Qld)

Dr Alessandro Demaio, Medical Officer, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland. 

Dr Dan Diamond, Founder and Director of the first state-affiliated medical disaster response team, mental health expert, United States of America.

Dr Amandeep Hansra, Chief Executive Officer, Telstra Readycare, Sydney.

Prof Stephen O’Leary, Department of Surgery (Otolaryngology), Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne

Dr John Reilly, Chief Mental Health Alcohol and Other Drugs Officer, Clinical Excellence Division, Department of Health

Dr Michael Wagels, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon, Princess Alexandra Hospital

Back by popular demand

  • Develop your emergency clinical skills with Simulympics 2 – an emergency scenario-based competition where two teams battle it out for clinical supremacy.
  • Build your CV by attending our hands-on career development workshop, or deliver a short oral research or poster presentation.
  • Let your hair down at JDC by night, our popular cocktail party with great company, tunes and food.

You asked in last year's feedback -
we delivered

  • Hear from the brightest and best leaders in medicine in a dedicated session on junior doctor leadership development.
  • Explore rural and regional career pathways available to you in our regional career panel discussion.
  • Attend a face-to-face radiology workshop on chest and emergency X-Ray interpretation delivered by Lightbox Radiology Education.

Call for research abstracts and abstract submission procedure

The Junior Doctor Conference 2018 Organising Committee invites you to submit an abstract for a research presentation at JDC 2018. The conference provides a unique opportunity to present your research in the comfortable setting of your peers, as well as having eminent health researchers available to provide guidance and feedback. Presenting at JDC is also the perfect way to build your resume and presentation skills.

Abstracts will be considered for either an oral presentation of 10-minutes duration or a poster presentation. The best oral and poster presentations will each be awarded a prize in the conference closing session. Abstract submissions will open on Monday 5 February 2018 and close on Friday 27 April 2018 for judging.

For any enquiries, please contact Holly Bretherton, General Manager - Member Relations & Communications on (07) 3872 2248 or email

Discounted early-bird member rates apply

Discounted accommodation rates available - click here to book and quote GAMAB to receive the special rates offer.

Subsidised student and doctor in training member rates available. Refer to page 6 of the JDC brochure to view discounted and affordable member rates. Registration is tax-deductible.

New intern members can use their $25 JDC dollars voucher towards their registration fees.

CPD available for Doctors in Training. 

Up to 9 hours of CPD can be claimed by pre-vocational junior doctors who attend both days of the program. Doctors in Training in years 2, 3 and 4 plus can count the hours attended towards their 50 hours CPD activity requirement for 2018 as mandated by the Medical Board of Australia (this is not required of interns). 

Online registrations available 22 January 2018.

To register now, click on the Register here button above or contact
AMA Queensland Events Team on (07) 3872 2222.

Fifth Annual Junior Doctor Conference




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