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Transition seamlessly from ACEM to FACEM with our online workshop. Benefit from insights of new and experienced Fellows, gaining essential tips for the journey ahead.


Tuesday 8 October, Wednesday 9 October & Thursday 10 October, 2024





Are you fully prepared for the role of consultant?

Get ready to transform from ACEM to FACEM through this online, three-part workshop. Learn from the experience of new and seasoned Fellows and gain some essential tips and tricks. Prepare yourself in advance for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Day 1: Making the Transition Are you fully prepared for the role of a consultant? Join us on the first day for a deep dive into essential skills for the transition from ACEM to FACEM:

  • Gain insights on leadership in the ED from experienced professionals.

  • Learn effective strategies for managing colleagues in your new role.

  • Participate in a dynamic Leadership Panel discussion with industry experts.

  • Overcome imposter syndrome and achieve a work-life balance.

  • Engage in a panel discussion on Impostor Syndrome & work-life balance.

Day 2: Making It Stick Now that you've made the transition, it's time to 'work smart' and 'find your niche':

  • Explore how ACEM supports new FACEM, including the New Fellows program and managing your CPD and CME funds.

  • Focus on Wellbeing with insights from a seasoned Emergency Physician and  The Mindful Medic podcaster.

  • Join a panel discussion on ACEM and its nuances.

  • Discover strategies for Finding Your Niche in Emergency Medicine.

  • Explore career curation with insights from senior staff in the healthcare field.

Day 3: Getting the Job This limited-capacity, small-group workshop is dedicated to helping you 'get the job.' Focus on CV development and interview skills:

  • Participate in Workshop 1: CV Tips with industry experts.

  • Engage in Workshop 2: Interview tips with experienced professionals.

  • Ensure success by getting your questions answered in the Q&A session.

Important Note: Participants registering for the Session 3 workshop must provide their full CV for group discussion and personalized feedback. Failure to do so will result in cancellation.


Dr Laura Scott

Dr Laura Scott is an Emergency and Trauma Physician at the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne and Senior Lecturer at Monash University. Laura graduated from the University of Dundee in 2010 and on completing her Foundation Training in Glasgow, she moved to sunnier climes in 2012 to Fremantle, Western Australia. Here she chose to pursue her career in Emergency Medicine before joining The Alfred in 2016. Since then she has developed her passions for Quality Improvement within the Emergency Department, Education, Mentoring and Wellbeing, Geriatric EM and Trauma Medicine. She’s worked at the Royal Children’s Hospital and completed her Emergency Medicine training as a Fellow with the Alfred Trauma Service.

Dr Rob Mitchell

Rob Mitchell (@robdmitchell) is an academic emergency physician at the Alfred Hospital Emergency & Trauma Centre; Chair of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Global Emergency Care Committee; and faculty for the Monash University/Alfred Health Capacity Building in Global Emergency Care program. He is involved with emergency care capacity development projects across the Indo-Pacific, including the Regional Emergency and Critical Care Systems Strengthening Initiative (RECSI), funded by the Australian Government through the Partnerships for a Healthy Region initiative. In 2024, he completed a PhD focussed on emergency care systems in low- and middle-income countries, and was the recipient of a Premier’s Award for health services research.

Dr Mike Noonan

Dr Mike Noonan has been working at The Alfred since 2014, having previously trained and worked in QLD, NSW and the United Kingdom. He completed a fellowship with the Alfred Trauma Service over this period. Mike has a strong interest in Medical Education, having competed a post-graduate qualification in Medical Education from the University of Dundee (UK) and being involved in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education through honorary roles with Bond and Griffith Universities (Gold Coast).

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