RANZCOG Maternal Fetal Medicine Colloquium

The RANZCOG Maternal Fetal Medicine Colloquium will be held on Thursday the 19th October from 10am at the Hyatt Hotel Canberra.
MFMs, MFM trainees and all O&Gs are invited to attend both the MFM and also register and stay on for the ADIPS / SOMANZ Joint Scientific Meeting

Topics covered in this program are as follows:

  • Preterm Birth
  • Respiratory Diseases in Pregnancy
  • WHA MFM Interest Group Update
  • MFM Training update

Confirmed International speaker:

  • Professor Andrew Shennan, Kings College London

Confirmed National Speakers:

  • Professor Greg DuncombeQueensland Ultrasound Centre for Women 
  • Dr Danny ChallisRoyal Hospital for Women, Sydney
  • Dr Vanessa Murphy - University of Newcastle

Truffle Farm Tour and Dinner

After a great line up of sessions we have planned a group tour to The Truffle Farm Canberra where you will join the team for a unique experience hunting for the elusive black truffle. The tour will last 1.5 hours and once concluded, you will be treated to a delicious dinner at one of Canberra's most unique venues, Monster Kitchen and Bar, Hotel Hotel. This day provides a great networking opportunity before the commencement of the ADIPS & SOMANZ Joint Scientific Meeting. Afternoon tour, dinner and transfers are all included in the RANZCOG Maternal Fetal Medicine Colloquium registration. 

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*Attendance will attract 5 CPD points with RANZCOG. Please note these are additional to the points for the full ASM. 

Thursday, 19th October 2017 - RANZCOG Maternal Fetal Medicine Colloquium
10:00 - 11:00

Welcome and MFM Training Update
Professor Greg Duncombe

11:00 - 12:00

Advances in managing preterm birth
Professor Andrew Shennan

12:00 - 12:30 Respiratory diseases in pregnancy
Dr Vanessa Murphy
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch and Fellows Meeting
13:30 - 14:30

WHA MFM interest group update
Dr Danny Challis

14:30 - 15:00 MFM Training in UK: opportunities for ANZ fellows
Professor Andrew Shennan
15:00 - 16:00 Placenta mysteries unravelled: This hands on session 
with fixed placentas aims to demonstrate common or 
important pathologies that occur in the placenta that 
may have implications for the mother or baby
Professor Jane Dahlstrom and Dr Mitali Fadia
16:00 - 17:45 Afternoon group activity 
18:00 - 21:00 Dinner