Trainees’ Day Speakers

Focusing on you, your training
and your career.

Anita Fletcher

Anita Fletcher is a human resources professional with extensive experience in operational, management and learning and development roles in the private and not-for-profit sectors.

Anita knows what does and doesn’t appeal to recruiters and selection panels and applies this experience and understanding of the Australian health employment environment to help doctors achieve short, medium and long term career goals.

Anita established the Australian Medical Association (NSW) Careers Service; available to all NSW doctors. She works with doctors to craft outstanding CVs and application documents, develop their interviewing skills and confidence.

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Dr Sonia Fullerton

Dr Sonia Fullerton is a palliative care physician with an interest in end of life care in non specialist settings, advance care planning, decision making and whacky symptoms. She works at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Royal Melbourne Hospitals in palliative care and at Austin in the advance care planning department.

Dr Elke Hendrich

Dr Elke Hendrich is an Endocrinologist and General Physician working at both Western Health and St. Vincent’s Hospital Victoria. She is also the Director of Physician Education and Director of advanced training at Western Health and Director of Northern Metabolic Bone Unit Pty Ltd, a small business providing bone densitometry to the Northern Suburbs for the last 18 years and currently employing 7 part time staff members.

More recently she has completed the Graduate certificate and diploma and now undertaking her Masters of Clinical Education through the University of Melbourne, with a research project focussing on the entity of ‘supervision’ by senior medical staff.

Elke’s passion is to empower trainees and supervisors alike to be innovative about education, to make it personal, own it, and ensure the incessant overriding push of service delivery doesn’t erode entitlements to both supervision and education.

Dr Euzebiusz (Zeb) Jamrozik

Euzebiusz (Zeb) Jamrozik is a physician undertaking a PhD in public health ethics at Monash University. He has trained in general internal medicine, philosophy, and bioethics. Zeb's research interests include the moral aspects of clinical medicine, and collective action problems in public health such as resource allocation and the control of infectious disease. His current projects include a book on ethics and antimicrobial resistance, and a World Health Organization ethics project on vector-borne disease.

Dr Kudzai Kanhutu

Dr Kudzai Kanhutu is an infectious diseases physician who completed her training in Melbourne and Sydney. As a current national board member for the Health Informatics Society Australia she is particularly interested in the role that digital Health technology can play in delivering work-life balance for future physicians.

Jill Klein

Professorial Fellow in Medical Education, Melbourne Medical School

Professor of Management at Melbourne Business School

Jill Klein received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1990. During the following seven years she was a member of faculty in the Marketing Department at Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, and spent periods as Visiting Professor at Bond University School of Business, Queensland, Australia, Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland and The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. From 1997 through 2008 she was on the faculty at INSEAD, including four years on the INSEAD-Asia campus in Singapore. She joined Melbourne Business School in 2009, and Melbourne Medical School in 2015.

Jill Klein’s teaching specialties are Clinical Decision Making, Leadership, Emotional Intelligence, and Resilience. Her research interests are medical decision making, junior doctor resilience in the face of medical error, and medical student well being. She has had articles published in the British Medical Journal, Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, Management Science, Journal of International Business Studies, and Journal of Marketing.

Dr Linny Kimly Phuong

Linny is the Infectious Diseases Fellow at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. She is completing advanced training in both General Paediatrics and Paediatric Infectious Diseases. In her spare time, Linny is studying a part time Master of Public Health at Melbourne University and is the Founder & Chair of The Water Well Project, a not-for-profit organisation which aims to improve the health literacy of communities from refugee and asylum seeker background. To date, The Water Well Project has delivered over 300 sessions; and were recently finalists for the Melbourne Awards for Contribution to Multiculturalism and Impact 100 Melbourne.

Dr Andrew Perry

Dr Andrew Perry is an Emergency Medicine physician with a sub-specialty focus on Pre-Hospital and Retrieval Medicine. He currently splits his time between working in the emergency department setting in South Australia and for the Queensland retrieval service. Andrew has interests in medical education, medical politics and clinical governance. He has held a number of state and national advocacy roles with several organisations including the Australian Medical Association, the Australian Medical Council and the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. He is furthermore a member of MDA National’s state advisory council and a regular facilitator of MDA National’s education programs.

Dr Amanda Sillcock

Dr Amanda Sillcock is an occupational physician and member of the Faculty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. She has worked at a number of organisations including the Victorian Railways, Mobil and Toyota. She has worked as a consultant for the last 20 years and visits BOC Gases on a weekly basis. She has recently started working as a Senior Lecturer at Monash University, coordinating the third year occupational and environmental medical courses. She has a keen interest in technology and loves to have all the latest new gadgets.

Clare White

Clare is a Geriatrician from Western Health, Melbourne. She has trained and worked in a wide variety of clinical settings including in the acute hospital, in residential aged care, in the community (ACAS) and in subacute hospital settings. She has a Diploma of Palliative Medicine. Her current responsibilities as a consultant Geriatrician include; consult liaison service, our Cardiogeriatrics Heart Failure service and a specialist dementia assessment clinic (CDAMS). Other clinical experience includes 2 years as the consultant managing the Dementia Management Unit at Western Health. Clare is currently a member of the RACP Working Party appointed to develop a college position on Euthanasia/Physician Assisted Dying. She has interests in frailty, multimorbidity, end of life issues, Quality and Safety in Healthcare and clinical ethics.