Wellbeing SIG

The aim of the Wellbeing Special Interest Group (SIG) is to promote the personal and psychological wellbeing and to heighten awareness of wellbeing issues in anaesthetists and pain medicine specialists. The group is an informative, educative and referral group; it has no therapeutic role.

The Wellbeing SIG runs sessions at various annual meetings including the Combined SIG meeting, ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting and Australian Society of Anaesthetists Annual Scientific Congress. This provides an opportunity to share new research and data on Australian and New Zealand anaesthetists, discuss important and topical issues and to network with peers. In addition, members of the executive will often present at other wellbeing-related events and liaison with other professional bodies.

Wellbeing SIG resource documents

Please visit the Wellbeing SIG LibGuide to access the resource documents including COVID-19 wellbeing resources.

Executive committee

Position

Name

Region

Chair

Dr Greg Downey

NSW

Member

Dr Robert Fry

NZ

Member

Dr Anna Hallett

Qld

Member

Dr Tim Porter

SA

Member

Dr Kushlani Stevenson

Vic

Member

Dr Tracey Tay

NSW

Member

Dr Heman Tse

ACT

Member

Dr Jo Sinclair

NZ

Member

Dr Divya Sharma

WA

Member

Dr Wendy Falloon

Tas

ASA representative

Dr Antonio Grossi

Vic

NZSA representative

Dr Emma Patrick

NZ

RANZCP representative

Dr Shirley Prager

Vic

Trainee representative

Dr Claire Maxwell

Qld

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Upcoming ACE events

From multi-day special interest group conferences to evening lectures at the local pub, there's an ACE event for everyone.

2021 FPM Symposium

30 April 2021 | Melbourne, Vic

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2021 Rural SIG meeting

11 June 2021 - 13 June 2021 | Airlie Beach, Qld

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2021 Rural SIG meeting

11 June 2021 - 13 June 2021 | Airlie Beach, Qld

Join us for the 2021 Rural Special Interest Group (SIG), and the Mackay Anaesthetic Community at...

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2021 Combined SIG meeting

9 July 2021 - 11 July 2021 | Riley Crystalbrook

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2021 Scan and Ski workshop

22 July 2021 - 24 July 2021 | Thredbo, NSW

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2021 Perioperative Medicine SIG meeting

12 August 2021 - 14 August 2021 | Gold Coast, Qld

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2021 Tasmanian Winter Meeting

21 August 2021 | Barnbougle, Tasmania

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