The University of Newcastle, Australia

Past events

Stephen Leeder

Event • 15 Oct 2018 at 5:30pm

2018 David Maddison Lecture – Keynote by Emeritus Professor Stephen Leeder

The David Maddison Lecture was the final event in our lecture series celebrating 40 years of medicine. This lecture commemorates the contributions to medical education by Professor David Maddison, the Foundation Dean of Medicine of the Newcastle Medical School. Professor…

Nikki Stamp

Event • 5 Sep 2018 at 5:30pm

40 Years of Medicine Lecture Series - Keynote by Dr Nikki Stamp

Dr Nikki Stamp is a one of only a handful for female cardiothoracic surgeons in Australia, and a mentor and supporter of women in surgery and of women in all careers. In Australia, USA and the UK, only around 10%…

Paul Worley

Event • 15 Aug 2018 at 5:30pm

10 Years of the Joint Medical Program – Keynote by Emeritus Professor Paul Worley

The Joint Medical Program was designed to better address the serious medical workforce shortages in rural and regional Australia. To celebrate the program’s 10th anniversary we hosted a special lecture with keynote speaker Emeritus Professor Paul Worley, National Rural Health…

Gail Garvey

Event • 9 Jul 2018 at 5:30pm

40 Years of Medicine Lecture Series - Keynote by Professor Gail Garvey

During NAIDOC week, we head from UON alum Professor Gail Garvey as she reflected on improving health outcomes for Indigenous Australians, and the role Indigenous medical education can play. A link to her presentation can be found here.The theme of…


Event • 17 May 2018 at 5:30pm

40 Years of Medicine Launch and Keynote by Laureate Professor Jenny Gore

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of medicine at the University of Newcastle (UON) and we are taking the opportunity to celebrate our achievements so far, and to reaffirm our continued commitment to excellence and equity, and to diversity in health…