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Connecting the disconnected

IMiA21 Virtual

26 - 28 February 2021


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International Medicine in Addiction Conference 2021

In 2021, the fifth International Medicine in Addiction Conference will be moved to a virtual platform.
By using digital technology, participants can expect an engaging, challenging and educational line up across the three-day program on 26 - 28 February 2021.

This year’s theme is Connecting the Disconnected. It acknowledges that doctors work with people and communities who use substances that can cause complex issues, disconnection and marginalisation and need to respond to their patients accordingly.

The conference is hosted by the Royal Australia College of General Practitioners (RACGP), The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). View the program

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Dr Hester Wislon

This year’s Chair is Dr Hester Wilson.

A Fellow of RACGP and a Fellow of the Chapter of Addiction Medicine in the RACP, Dr Wilson completed her Masters in Mental Health in 2013. She has worked in primary health care settings for the last 25 years.

With many years of working with people experiencing alcohol and other drug issues, Hester has a particular interest in opioids and prescription opioid use disorder. Currently undertaking a PhD, she works in general practice in Newtown, Sydney and is a staff specialist in addiction medicine in South East Sydney Local Health District.

Watch the invitation from Dr Hester Wilson.

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Event details

Type: Virtual event
When: 26 February, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM (AEDT)
                27 February, 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM (AEDT)
               28 February, 8:45 AM - 12.30 PM (AEDT)

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Delegate  $495

Registrar/Nurse $395

Medical Student $150





Contact details

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Sponsorship & Exhibition:
Call: 03 9682 0500