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How to Write a Stellar CV and Ace Your Interview
May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pmA$15 – A$60
Calling all final year medical students and interns!
VMWS is holding an exclusive interactive workshop featuring a panel of distinguished speakers who will help you to write a stellar CV and ace your interview!
Please note that this is a women-only event.
Format of Event:
This will be a 3-hour workshop featuring panel discussions and Q & A, as well as a breakout session where you will have the opportunity to have your CV analysed and discussed by our expert panellists!
The workshop will guide you on:
– How to create a STELLAR CV with useful info/tips on what should (or shouldn’t!) be included on a CV, common pitfalls and how to optimise your presentation
– How to ACE your interview with tips/hints on how to handle different interview styles, how to give a great impression during your interview and how to move on after a bad answer in an interview
You will get plenty of opportunities to participate in the panel discussion and Q&A, so come prepared with questions!
BRING YOUR CV on the day if you’d like to get on-the-spot critique from our panellists! You may also choose to submit your CV anonymously if you wish.
Our wonderful panellists are:
Associate Professor Louisa Ng
A/Prof Louisa Ng is a Rehabilitation Physician at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. Outside of her patient commitments, A/Prof Ng is central to the education of both medical students and interns at RMH through her roles as the Deputy Director (Sub-Dean) at the University of Melbourne’s RMH clinical school and as the Supervisor of Intern Training at RMH, a position she has had for the last 10 years.
Dr Caroline Johnson
Dr Caroline Johnson is a GP who has been working in primary healthcare for the last 20 years. Whilst she sees a diverse range of patients, she harbours a special interest for mental health issues and is actively involved in mental health advocacy through the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). When she isn’t working as a GP, Caroline lectures medical students at the University of Melbourne and provides vocational training for GP registrars.
Dr Rachael Coutts
Dr Rachael Coutts is an Emergency Physician at the Northern Hospital. Outside of the walls of the Emergency Department, Rachel is also the Northern Health Associate Director of Medical Education, where she oversees the education, supervision and training of junior medical doctors. She is also a passionate advocate for improving the mental health and wellbeing of medical professionals. Her work in this area has seen her play a pivotal role in initiating discussions and wellbeing initiatives within the Northern Health workforce, a great achievement that awarded her the 2018 Inaugural Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Wellbeing Award for her tremendous efforts.
Dr Anna Dunn
Dr Anna Dunn is a Respiratory Physician at the Northern Hospital and University Hospital, Geelong. Outside of medicine, Anna is a passionate advocate for female doctors excelling to their full capabilities which has led to her co-founding “The Doc to Doc Network”, a network dedicated to empowering fellow female medical professionals to reach their career potential, maintain mental wellbeing and encourage leadership. For more info visit: https://doctodoc.network/about/
Dr Kelly Champane
Dr Kelly Champane is currently doing her last 3 months of Specialist GP training. Apart from her clinical work, she’s a tutor and researcher at the University of Melbourne – a part time role she’s had since February 2018 when she was awarded a scholarship by RACGP to pursue a role as an academic GP registrar. She is a multifaceted doctor with a passion for public health, health & wellness, community work and leadership. She has interviewed for quite a number of scholarships including the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship, and is currently in the process of applying for a PhD (Public Health) at the University of Melbourne.
Dr Cristina Murphy
Dr Cristina Murphy is an Obstetrics and Gynaecology registrar at the Royal Women’s Hospital. She aspires to a career in obstetrics and gynaecology that combines her passion for addressing health equity with the delivery of complex clinical care. She has an ongoing commitment to medical education, leadership, advocacy for women’s health and research. Cristina is a White Ribbon Advocate, a member of the UN Women National Committee and a member of Doctors4Refugees. She is recognised as a conjoint associate lecturer of UNSW with the school of Women and Children’s health. In addition to medical student teaching, she also interviews for medical school entry, blueprints for examinations and mentors senior students.