Alumni eNews september 2016

  Christina Mitchell Dean MNHS

Message from the Dean

Welcome to the fourth edition of our Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences eNews - our newsletter for the Faculty of MNHS graduates and friends. In this edition we feature our new research champions video, further study opportunities in forensic medicine, an alumna who attributes her corporate success to her medical studies and experience and our upcoming MBBS 50th Anniversary. 

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


Research Champions Video

This month the Faculty launched a new video that showcases its strengths in translational research and highlights key research capabilities and champions. The video forms part of the Research Champions marketing initiative and aims to give prospective research, industry and educational partners as well as PhD students, a greater insight into how the Faculty’s research benefits patients and communities. Click here to view the Research Champions video.


Master of Forensic Medicine

Are you interested in applying your medical knowledge in the interests of justice? The Master of Forensic Medicine is a unique qualification, where you’ll learn from Australia’s best forensic practitioners and gain specialised, highly sought-after expertise and skills. From 2017, this course now offers a forensic medical science specialisation open to biomedical and radiography graduates. Find out more.


Monash Institute for Health and Clinical Education officially launched (MIHCE)

The Institute, which supports the development of professional and continuing education programs in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, provides a premium offering of short courses and workshops. Read more.


MBBS 50th Anniversary Celebration

2016 marks the 50 year anniversary of the inaugural graduation of students from the School of Medicine at Monash University. We warmly invite all MBBS graduates to attend a gala dinner at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to reminisce about the past, celebrate the present and look to the future. Click here for further information or to buy tickets.


Meet Dr Geraldine Buckingham

Geraldine is the Global Head of Corporate Strategy at BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager with $4.9 trillion of assets under management, but firmly believes it was the medical experience early in her career which set her up for success, irrespective of the job or industry. Read more.


Monash Medical Orchestra Concert

Semester 2 Concert - The American Dream featuring the famous Rhapsody in Blue, Bizet's Petite Suite and a medley of the music from Chicago, the musical.

Date: Sunday 25 Sept 2016
Venue: James Tatoulis Auditorium - Methodist Ladies' College, Kew
Time: 5 - 7pm

Find out more.


Public Lecture by Professor Mark Fitzgerald

Innovative systems of trauma care presented by Professor Mark Fitzgerald and hosted by Central Clinical School.

Date: 6 - 8pm, Wednesday, 12 October
Venue: AMREP Lecture Theatre, between the Burnet & BakerIDI Institutes, 75 - 85 Commercial Road, Melbourne

Find out more or RSVP now.


2016 MBBS reunions – save the date!

Your reunion is a chance to reconnect with friends you’ve lost contact with along the way, swap stories and ultimately just have a great time.

If you're interested in arranging a reunion for old classmates, please contact our Alumni and Events team via email. We would love to help you get in touch and promote the event.

Click here to view upcoming reunions. 


Faculty of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences Website Transformation Project

The MNHS Marketing and Web teams have been working hard over the past few months on a complete transformation of the Faculty website in order to achieve a consistent look and feel with the recently refreshed Monash brand. Visit the MNHS website.