Alumni eNews december 2016

Christina Mitchell Dean MNHS

Message from the Dean

Welcome to the Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences eNews - our newsletter for the Faculty of MNHS graduates and friends. In this edition we feature our five day Executive Education program co-delivered by Monash University and the Harvard Macy Institute; an exciting new technology showcasing our facilities and campus to prospective students; a look back on our celebration of 50 years of Medicine at Monash; the official opening of the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute last month by Prime Minister the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP; and an introduction to alumna, Dr Catherine Crock.

Best wishes,
Professor Christina Mitchell
Academic Vice President and Dean
Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences


Leadership and Innovation in Health course,
6-10 February, 2017

Back by popular demand, the Monash Institute for Health and Clinical Education in collaboration with the Harvard Macy Institute will deliver a second five-day short course in Melbourne. In this unique program on Leadership, Innovation and Sustainability in Health, thought leaders from Monash University, the Harvard Macy Institute, and internationally, will share their expertise to provide you with innovative ways to tackle global health care and health education challenges. Read more.


Let us take you on a virtual journey through Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Monash

The Faculty has recently implemented an exciting new technology, virtual reality, in order to showcase its facilities and the campus to prospective students, international representatives and career counsellors. A brand new Monash Virtual Reality hub was created at showcasing 360 videos which allow prospects and influencers to immerse themselves in the MNHS and Monash world. Read more.


Fifty years of Medicine at Monash celebrated in style at the MCG

They travelled from as far as Kentucky in the United States to reconnect with peers, reminisce about the past and even play a game of trivia. More than half of the inaugural graduates from Monash’s School of Medicine joined 300 fellow MBBS graduates at the course’s 50th anniversary celebrations held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday, 26 November. Read more.


Prime Minister opens Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute

Australia’s capacity to deliver innovative solutions to critical global health problems has been enhanced with the development of Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute which was officially opened last month by Prime Minister the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP. Read more.


Meet Dr Catherine Crock

Discovering a passion for improving the healthcare experience for patients, families and staff has shaped the career of Dr Catherine Crock AM over the past two decades. An MBBS graduate of the 1981 class, Catherine began her career working in general medicine, haematology, paediatrics and adolescent health at a number of hospitals. Read more.


Season’s greetings

Wishing you a healthy and happy festive season from the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences