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Annual AMA Queensland Conference - Rome

Date: Sunday 17th Sep 2017 - Saturday 23rd September 2017
Location: Rome, Italy

With the theme “Personalised health care – Evolving health care needs through the cycle of life”, the conference will feature a range of world-leading European and Australian keynote speakers on the future of health care, including pertinent topics such as:

  • The personal journey in health care;
  • Health care in the formative years;
  • The importance of mental and physical fitness throughout life;
  • Future challenges for infection management;
  • Developments in precision medicine;
  • Issues around end of life care;
  • Medico-legal issues in relation to personalised health care;
  • The Health Care Home;
  • Practice responsibility in the treatment plan; and
  • Shared patient records through life (including My Health records).

Delegates will be educated and entertained by eminent medical speakers from Rome universities, the World Medical Association and leading clinicians from Australia.

The program will feature high-profile European and Australian speakers on a range of medical leadership and clinical topics. RACGP points will be on offer.


  • Dr Bob Brown, GP, Brisbane & Mrs Ms Carmel Brown, Practice Manager, Brisbane
  • Dr Chris Cunneen, Occupational and Environmental Physician, Brisbane
    Workplace Injury and the Aging Worker
  • Professor Francesco Curcio, University of Udine School of Medicine
    Precision Medicine - The appropriate use of Lab tests in the era of Molecular Medicine
  • Dr Marco Falcone, Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases, University of Rome
    Antibiotic Resistance – An Italian perspective
  • Dr Greg French, The Australian Ambassador to Italy
    Australia/Italy Relations
  • Professor Andrea Gringnolio, Professor of Clinical Immunology, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases, University of Rome
    The neuro-evolutionary roots of social resistance to vaccination        
  • Prof Noel Hayman, GP Brisbane
    Investigating the appropriateness of an outreach nurse lead case management model in an urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care setting with an emphasis on “personalised health care
  • Dr Katriona Munthe, PhD, Consultant Psychologist, University of Siena
    Images of Healing through the cycle of life – An Italian perspective
  • Associate Professor Gian Battista Parigi, Director Specialization School Paediatric Surgery at University of Pavia
    Health care during the Formative Years
  • Prof David Paterson, Wesley Research Institute, Brisbane
    Infection, Including antibiotics, vaccines and advances in Microbiology
  • Ms Lynette Reynolds, TressCox Lawyers
    Preparing to sell your Practice – What to consider
  • Associate Professor Pablo Requena, Vatican Medical Association, Rome 
    Associate Professor of Bioethics, Faculty of Theology, Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, Rome
    Ethical issues regarding End of Life Care
  • Ms Colleen Sullivan, Practice Manager, Brisbane
    The Life Cycle of your Practice
  • Professor Roberto Verna, Professor of Clinical Pathology and Director, Centre of Sports Medicine and Management, University of Rome
    Mental and Physical Fitness throughout Life - Is it possible to achieve prevention and reduce health spending?

To find out more about the conference program or to register, please contact:

For any enquiries about the program:
Contact Neil Mackintosh, AMA Queensland Conference Organiser
Phone: (07) 3872 2267

Keen to book your Roman holiday now?
Contact Ros Bulat, AMA Travel
Phone: (07) 5556 7222

Annual AMA Queensland Conference - Rome


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