Rural Medicine Australia (RMA) is the peak national event for rural and remote doctors of Australia. This year, RMA will be held at the Darwin Convention Centre from Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 October 2018.

RMA attracts a diverse and collaborative community of junior doctors, students, educators, academics, and medical practitioners who are passionate about generalist medicine in rural and remote communities and ACRRM encourages all registrars to attend.

The RMA18 program aims to cater to the wide-ranging interests and needs of delegates, including professional development workshops, informative keynote speakers, policy discussion, political forums, research presentations, and social and professional networking opportunity.

This year’s themes include:

RMA18 Early Bird ends 31 July

Early bird tickets are on sale until 31 July. Don’t miss this opportunity to save up to $200 on your conference registration. You’ll also be able to secure your spot at social events like the Presidents Breakfast and the Conference Dinner and Excellence Awards – places to these events are strictly limited!

Register now for RMA18

RMA18 Speakers

RMA18 is a proudly inclusive conference, and the program will feature a strong line-up of female and male keynote and other speakers from a variety of different fields. This year’s acclaimed speakers include:

Presidents’ Breakfast

This Presidents’ Breakfast is one of RMA’s most highly sought after events where conference delegates get to hear from an influential group of health leaders on a range of health topics.

The cost of this event is included in the Conference ticket; however attendees are encouraged to act quickly as seats are limited and fill up fast.

This year’s Breakfast will cover wide-ranging topics, including:

The RMA Presidents’ Breakfast has been made possible for a third year through continuing generous support from MDA National.

Sponsor a Student  

The Sponsor a Student program was designed to bring more students to the conference – as the future of rural generalism, we want to see a large contingent of student guests! The program helps cover the costs for them to attend the conference.

The sponsorship covers full conference student registration, valued at $295. Students who are successful in receiving a sponsorship will still need to cover their own:

Students will be selected for sponsorship based on their responses to an application form.

Date reviewed: 31 October 2018

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