Past events

Find information about past ANU Health and Medicine events.

A/Prof Nick Coatsworth

7.30pm 28 July 2021

The Critical Health Resource Information System – Managing ICU demand in Australia during COVID -19

In 2020, the Australian Government in collaboration with the Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society and Ambulance Victoria developed a database to monitor intensive care utilisation during the COVID-19 pandemic. A/Prof Coatsworth will discuss the benefits of such a system to the Australian healtcare system.

Dr Deepa Singhal

7.30pm 21 July 2021

Children Mental health during COVID-19

This presentation will discuss some of the mental health issues effecting the child and adolescent age group (0-18 years) due to COVID-19 and some guidance that may help them.

A/Prof Sanjaya Senanayake

7.30pm 14 July 2021

Mucormycosis - Fungal Infections in COVID-19 Patients

Mucormycosis is a clinical syndrome associated with infection by molds called mucormycetes. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it has come to prominence as a secondary infection, especially in India. The general epidemiology, clinical features, investigations and treatment of mucormycosis will be explored in this webinar.

Dr Ashu Gandhi

7.30pm 7 July 2021

Addressing Bereavement Challenges during the COVID-19 Pandemic

A webinar where we will look at a range of emotions that many of us have experienced during COVID-19, such as including anxiety, traumatic stress, confusion, anger, despair, boredom, stigma and above all grief and loss, and consider ways of identifying and managing them.

Dr Amrita Varma

7.30pm 30 June 2021

Evidence Based Covid Management - proven therapies, unproven therapies and rational prescribing

This webinar will address Covid-19 treatment and provide information about evidence based care as well as a look into how and where some of the misinformation began. It will also address how clinicians can be aware of their own biases in order to provide best practice care to their patients.

A/Prof Anoop Enjeti

7.30pm 23 June 2021

Guidance on diagnosis and management of TTS/VITT- THANZ perspective

Thrombosis and thrombocytopenia syndrome is now a well described complication of COVID vaccines. This presentation will provide an overview of the diagnostic approach with a discussion on the limitations of the tests that more commonly available. A management guidance, based on the Australian experience, will be shared

7.30pm 16 June 2021

COVID-19 vaccination in patients with blood disorders

Coronavirus disease (COVID)‐19 is a respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2). Patients with blood cancer require special considerations because of impaired immunity secondary to their underlying cancer and/or secondary to treatment.

5–6pm 16 June 2021

Webinar: Graduate Certificate of Public Health

Meet the Program Convenor, who will explain everything you need to know about this program, including the degree structure, learning outcomes and options for Master's study in this field.

Graduate Certificate of Public Health Available Fully OnlineResearch School of Population Health

7.30–9.30am 4 November 2020

Pathfinder: the journey to now

Join us for Pathfinder, a breakfast mentoring event featuring undergraduate and postgraduate panel discussions, where you will hear from our experienced alumni who were in your shoes not so long ago.

'Career' in chalk on a blackboard

12–1.30pm 13 August 2020

Pathfinder: Designing Your Life Workshop

Join an interactive workshop based on the book Designing Your Life. ANU alumnus, Benjamin Gill will discuss how the emphasis on finding your passion or the notion that you ‘should’ know where you are going in life, can in fact be limiting.