Get ready to transform from ACEM to FACEM through this online, three-part workshop. Learn from the experience of new and seasoned Fellows and gain some essential tips and tricks. Prepare yourself in advance for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

📅 Tuesday 26 - Thursday 28 July 2022
📅 Tuesday 6 - Thursday 8 December 2022

Are you fully prepared for the role of consultant?

Let us help you to transition from ACEM to FACEM. This three-part series will provide you with the skills and experiences to prepare for your new role. The program will focus on three key themes:

Session 1: Making the transition
– Stepping up to become a consultant; leadership theory and practice.
– Tips and tricks for managing your junior colleagues.
– How to handle imposter syndrome.
– Maintaining work-life balance.

Session 2: Making it stick
– Working smart; managing your time, using technology and making the most of CME.
– Finding your niche; professional development, other opportunities and career progression.

Session 3: Getting the job
– A small group practical workshop focussing on your CV and interview skills.


This three-part, online series can be booked as a series; or sessions 1 & 2 can be booked as individually.

Sessions 1 and 2 will be delivered in a seminar format. A recording will be disseminated post-event for your future reference.

Session 3, ‘Getting the job’, is a small group workshop and will have a limited capacity.  It will focus on CV development and interview skills and individuals will be provided with personalised feedback. It is mandatory for participants registering for Session 3 to provide their full CV for group discussion and feedback from facilitators.

For more detailed information, please refer to the program.


This program is aimed at senior Registrars and new Fellows who are specialising in Emergency Medicine in Australia or New Zealand.


This event will be delivered virtually from Melbourne, Victoria. All program times are be based in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST). Program is subject to change.

Tues, 26 July
Making the transition:
Time Topic Presenter
0930 -0945 Welcome and introduction Dr Laura Scott
0945-1015 Leadership in the ED A/Prof De Villiers Smit
1015-1030 Imposter syndrome Dr Andreas Tscharke
10:30-10:45 Panel discussion: Imposter syndrome All presenters
10:45-11:00 Break
1100-1120 Work-life balance Dr Catherine Taylor
1120-1150 Panel: Work-life balance All presenters
1150-1200 Questions & close Dr Laura Scott


Wed, 27 July
Making it stick:
Time Topic Presenter
0930-0935 Welcome and introduction Dr Rob Mitchell
0935-0955 ACEM: Introduction to CPD Michele Quinlan
0955-1000 ACEM: Wellbeing Andrea Johnston
1000-1010 ACEM: New Fellows Program Dr Conor Kelly
1010-10:25 Panel discussion: ACEM All presenters
1025-1040 Break
1040-1120 Finding your niche Dr Rob Mitchell
1120-1155 Curating your career Dr Andy Paton, Dr JK Pui,
Dr Peter Cameron
1155-1200 Questions and session close Dr Rob Mitchell


Thurs, 28 July
Getting the job:
Time Topic Presenter
0930-0940 Welcome and introduction to the session Dr Mike Noonan
0940-1055 Workshop rotation 1: CV tips or interview tips Dr Rob Mitchell/Jessica Hocking
1055-1105 Break
1105-1215 Workshop rotation 2: interview tips or CV tips Dr Mike Noonan/Emma Saddington
1215-1230 Questions and event close Dr Mike Noonan

 * The ‘Getting a job’ session is a small group, private workshop. It is mandatory for participants registering for workshop to provide their full CV for group discussion and feedback from facilitators.  If you do not submit your CV you will not be permitted access to the workshop.


Dr Laura Scott
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Dr Rob Mitchell
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Dr Mike Noonan
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Option 1:
ACEM to FACEM Series
AUD $180 + GST

– Session 1: Making the transition
– Session 2: Making it stick
– Session 3: Getting the job

Option 2
Making the transition & Making it stick
AUD $90.00 + GST

– Session 1: Making the transition
– Session 2: Making it stick

Option 3
Making the transition (only)
AUD $45.00 +GST

– Session 1: Making the transition

Making it stick (only)
AUD $45.00 + GST

– Session 2: Making it stick

– Course fees include pre-learning resources.
– Participants registering for Session 1 and/or 2 will be provided with a recording of the session post-event.
– Session 3 will not be recorded for privacy reasons.

If, after booking an event you are unable to attend, you are welcome to nominate someone else to attend in your place. Please advise substitutions via email so a correct name tag will be available at the registration desk. CPD hours will be allocated to the substitute delegate. 

Refunds (non-COVID):
– Cancellation more than 30 days before the event: 70% refund.
– Cancellation less than 30 days before the event: no refund, cancellation must be in writing.

Please note, when you register, you will be agreeing to the following disclaimers:

  • Unfortunately, in very rare cases due to clinical demand or other unforeseen, unavoidable reason, courses may need to be cancelled. In this instance registrants will be advised urgently and will receive a full refund for registration fees.
  • The content of this course is directed at (appropriately licensed and trained) medical/nursing practitioners. It represents current information about the provision of emergency care. It is not intended to replace, and should not be construed as, medical advice. Any concerns regarding a medical diagnosis or treatment should be directed to a medical practitioner.
  • Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, course dates and conditions of participation for courses with in-person attendance are subject to change based on government advice. This includes (but is not limited to) attendance by those with symptoms of COVID-19, awaiting COVID-19 test results, furloughed from work due to COVID-19, or having travelled overseas or in Australian government identified COVID-19 Hot Spot areas within the last 14 days. If you fit, or are concerned about any of these criteria near your course date, we kindly request you cancel your registration to ensure safety for all. Cancelled registrations can be transferred to an alternative course or held in credit and used any time in the next 24 months. Please be advised that all participants will be required to complete an electronic attestation regarding COVID-19 on arrival at each course date.
For more information about this program, please contact the Program Coordinator.

Ann-Maree Guirguis
Alfred Health
Telephone: 03 9903 9298
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