Speaking Engagements

2023

Head & Neck Malignancies in Children. Keynote Lecture. International Federation of Otorhinolaryngology Societies World Congress, Dubai UAE, 18th Jan.

Updates and Approaches to Vascular Anomalies for The Surgeon. Lecturer. International Federation of Otorhinolaryngology Societies World Congress, Dubai UAE, 18th Jan.

Managing the Fourth Branchial Arch Anomaly. Lecturer. International Federation of Otorhinolaryngology Societies World Congress, Dubai UAE, 18th Jan.

Risk Factors and Management of Paediatric Complicated Acute Sinusitis. Lecturer. International Federation of Otorhinolaryngology Societies World Congress, Dubai UAE, 20th Jan.

Paediatric Head & Neck Tumours and Reconstructive Approaches. Lecturer. 15th Asia Oceania ORL-HNS Congress. Brisbane, QLD, AUS. 9th March.

2022

How to do a Rapid Antigen Test. Channel 7 News. 6pm. 4 Jan.

How to do a Rapid Antigen Test. Channel 9 News. 6pm. 9 Jan.

How to swab your nose. The Project TV. Channel 10 Live. 6.30pm. 9 Jan.

Rapid Antigen Test Q & A. ABC Radio Sydney with James Valentine. 7.35am. 11 Jan.

Rapid Antigen Test Q & A. ABC Radio NSW with Amelia Bernasconi. 8.30am. 11 Jan.

Rapid Antigen Test Q & A. HIT SA FM with Bec, Cosi & Lehmo. Adelaide. 9.40am. 14 Jan.

Rapid Antigen Test Q & A. ABC Radio National with Mike van Acker. 6pm. 16 Jan.

All things RATs (Rapid Antigen testing). Melbourne RRR Radio interview with Shane Huntington. 11am. 30 Jan.

How to RAT test your kids. ABC Radio Sydney Breakfast with James Valentine. 7.10am. 31 Jan.

The Neonate who can’t breathe. DFTB Neonates Course Speaker. Virtual Course. 7-8 Feb.

Presentations of Head and Neck Conditions. Lecturer. The Brian Pyman RVEEH Medical Student Lecture. 19 Feb

Paediatric Airway and Head & Neck Quiz Speaker. ENT Registrar Victorian State Training. 11 April.

Hot Topic in Academic Surgery: Burnout and Mental Health in Academic Medicine Speaker. Developing a Career in Academic Surgery. RACS ASC Brisbane May 2nd.

The Wellbeing of Doctors. Plenary Speaker. The Royal Australasian College of Physicians Congress. Melbourne 13th May.

Paediatric ENT Emergencies Speaker. Nurse Practitioner Education, Royal Children’s Hospital, 18th May.

Anxiety in Medicine. Speaker. Monash Medical School. Monash Clayton Campus, 18th May.

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Speaker. Royal Children’s Hospital Clinical Paediatric Update. 27th May.

Common ENT Head & Neck Infections. Speaker. Monash Infectious Diseases Unit Education Morning. 23rd June.

Systemically Unwell: How Clinicians Can Change the Health System. Speaker. The University of Melbourne MD Student Conference. 28th June, Mercure Albert Park Hotel, Melbourne.

Paediatric Nasal Conditions. Lecturer. ENT Registrar Victorian State Training. 8 Aug.

Paediatric Tracheostomy. Lecturer. Clinical Dietetic Service Education meeting, Royal Children’s Hospital. 17 Aug.

The Role of the Dental Team in Airway Issues. Speaker. Australian Dental Association Victorian Branch Convention. Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre. 19 Aug.

Common ENT Conditions affecting the Dentists Lecturer. Department of Dentistry Education Meeting, The Royal Children’s Hospital. 31st Aug.

ENT Airway Conditions in Paediatrics. Lecturer. Junior Medical Staff Education Meeting, The Royal Children’s Hospital. 8th Sep.

Decisions before birth: Pre-term planning. Speaker. CODA CHANGE Conference. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. 13th Sept.

Cutthroat Business: Old Problems, New Solutions. Speaker: ANZSPO Members Conference. Queenstown, Aotearoa New Zealand. Oct 2nd.

Sustainability in Tonsillectomy: Becoming and environmentally friendly ENT Surgeon. Speaker: ANZSPO Members Conference. Queenstown, Aotearoa New Zealand. Oct 2nd

ENT Basics for Medical Students: Parts 1& 2. Lecturer: The University of Melbourne Medical School, 4 & 18 Oct.

ENT Conditions for the Paediatric Respiratory Physicians: Sleep Surgery. Lecturer: RCH Respiratory Medicine Department. 25th Oct.

Earache. Lecturer: DFTB Primary Care Course. Virtual Australia/UK. 8th Nov.

‘Can Do’ Culture Change in Complex Systems. Speaker: Gathering of Kindness, Richmond Power Station, Melbourne, 8th Nov.

ENT Conditions for the Paediatric Respiratory Physicians: Laryngotracheal Conditions. Lecturer: RCH Respiratory Medicine Department. 15th Nov.

2021

Beyond EXIT: Improving the care of children with neck masses. Keynote Lecture Speaker. The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress. 12 May 2021.

Paediatric Laryngoscopy and Bronchoscopy. Speaker. University of Iowa International Endoscopic and Open Airway Course. Aug 6-7.

Paediatric Neck Masses for ENT Surgeons. Speaker. ASOHNS Melbourne Virtual Conference Sept 18th.

Show me the door (EXIT – Ex utero Intrapartum Treatment challenges). Speaker. Australian & New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology. Oct 16th

When welbeing isn’t enough. Speaker. Spiritual Health Association Annual Meeting. Oct 18th.

Tools for the long haul: Taking intern training to the next level. Speaker. Australian and New Zealand Prevocational Medical Education Forum. Oct 18th.

Fourth Branchial Anomalies: Options and Outcomes. Speaker. European Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Nov 7.

Dizziness & Vertigo: A Clinical Approach. Speaker. RACP Brain School for Paediatric Neurology Trainees. 24 Nov.

Transitioning ENT Care From Pediatric to Adult Providers. Panellist. Society for Ear Nose & Throat Advancement in Children Annual Meeting, Phoenix Arizona, Dec 4th.

2020

Managing Children with Asymmetrical Tonsils. Speaker. ASOHNS Sydney Virtual Conference. March 14th.

Flexible Nasoendoscopy. Speaker. The University of Melbourne MD Student Conference (Virtual). June 23rd.

Paediatric ENT: Head & Neck lumps & bumps. Speaker. GP Seminar. The University of Melbourne Department of Paediatrics. Oct 15.

COVID Emotions. Speaker. #NotYoga Clinician Virtual Wellbeing Conference. Dec 2nd.

2019

Burnout, Clinician Wellbeing & Keeping the Humanity in Healthcare. Speaker. RCH Grand Round. E Levi, J Munro, C Crock. 6 Feb.

Paediatric Tracheostomy. Speaker. Otolaryngology Nurses Workshop. Brisbane 20 March.

The Craniofacial Patient. Speaker. Paediatric Airway Course. Brisbane 21st March.

The Paediatric Airway Course: Dissection and Lecture Series. Faculty and Trainer. Brisbane 20-21 March.

Paediatric Neck Lumps. Plenary Speaker. The OHNS Nurses Conference. Brisbane 22 March.

Clinician Wellbeing and the New Age of Social Media. Plenary Speaker. The Australasian Urogynaecological Society Annual Scientific Meeting. Gold Coast 23 March.

Scalpel, Vegemite and Social Media. Plenary Speaker. ASOHNS ASM, Brisbane 24 March.

Flexible Nasoendoscopy Airway Workshop. Faculty & Trainer. SMACC Critical Care Conf, Sydney 26 March.

Presentations of Neck Masses in Children & Adults & Management of the Obstructed Airway. Lecturer. The Brian Pyman RVEEH Medical Student Lecture Series. Melbourne 30 March.

Managing the Paediatric Neck Lumps. Speaker. St.Vincent’s Private Hospital GP Education Night. Melbourne. 1 May.

Gorillas on the screen and elephants in the room. Speaker. RANZCR ASM QLD Branch. Brisbane. 15 June.

Doctors’ Wellbeing. Panelist. AMA QLD Junior Doctor Conference. Brisbane. 16 June.

Burnout – Work/Life Balance. Speaker. Queensland RACS ASM. Gold Coast. 13 July.

Paediatric Head & Neck Conditions. Speaker. Robert Guerin Memorial Trainees Conference. Melbourne. 28 July.

Interesting Cases in Paediatric Otolaryngology. Speaker. Robert Guerin Memorial Trainees Conference. Melbourne. 28 July.

Breaking the Burden of Burnout Between the Blood Brain Barrier. Speaker. Anaesthesia Department Clinical Review Meeting. RCH. Melbourne, 31 July.

Sharpening the Surgeon’s Self: Approaches to Managing Burnout in Surgery. Speaker. International Surgical Student Conference. Melbourne, 1st August.

Navigating the surgical journey. Speaker. St.Vincent’s Surgical Trainees Meeting. Melbourne, 2nd August.

How to treat Neck Lumps in Adults. Speaker. How to Treat Live – GP Conference by Australian Doctors. Melbourne Convention Centre, 31 Aug.

Burnout in Surgeons. Speaker. Australian & New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngologists ASM. Sydney. September 7.

Are we tongue tied about tongue ties? Speaker. Australian & New Zealand Society of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngologists ASM. Sydney. September 7.

Social Media Panel. American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Meeting, Panelist. New Orleans. 17 September.

The Surgeon’s Wellbeing. Speaker. RACS Trainees Association Induction Conference. Melbourne October 26.

Surgeon Teacher Advocate. Speaker. RACS Section of Academic Surgery Conference. RACS Melbourne Nov 7th.

2018

Grace under Pressure. Invited Speaker: Auckland Head & Neck Cancer Group. 5 Feb.

A is for Airway. Speaker – Starship Paediatric Grand Round 9 Feb.

Noisy Breathers – What to do when ENT is not around. Invited Speaker at Auckland Starship Paediatric Forum. 8 March.

Living Well, Working Well – Mental Health at Work. Invited Speaker: Combined ANZCA & RACS Annual Scientific Congress Sydney, 7 May.

Broken Doctors, Broken Systems. Invited Plenary Speaker: Combined ANZCA & RACS Annual Scientific Congress Sydney, 11 May.

Mental Health and you. Invited Speaker: DFTB18 Acute Paediatric Medicine Conference. Melbourne, 28 August.

Paediatric Airway Course. Invited Faculty Member & Instructor. Brisbane, QLD 6th Sept.

Do all post tonsillectomy, supraglottoplasty and tracheostomy decannulation patients need to go to PICU? Podium Presentation. ANZSPO Conference, Newcastle NSW 9th Sept.

Conversations: Re-thinking Clinician Wellbeing. Invited Speaker: The Northern Health Grand Round. Melbourne, 13 September.

Engaging Collaborators Through Social Media. Invited Speaker: 3D Medical Conference. The Brain Centre, The University of Melbourne, 13 October.

Paediatric Acute Rhinosinusitis with Orbital and Cranial Complications. Oral Podium Presentation, NZSOHNS ASM, Queenstown, 19 Oct.

Your personal wellbeing and your surgical career. Invited Speaker. RACSTA Induction Conference, Melbourne 27 Oct.

Creative Careers in Medicine: Cultural Change and the Power of One. Invited Panelist. Melbourne Arts Centre. 8 Dec.

2017

Restoring Morale and Meaning to Modern Medicine. Invited speaker at QEII Hospital Grand Round. Brisbane, June.

How I do it – Social Media Basics. Invited speaker South Pacific ORL Forum. Honolulu, Hawaii. 9-12 July.

What to do with kids who can’t breathe. Invited speaker DFTB Acute Paediatric Conference. Brisbane 28-30 Aug.

2016

Surgeons and Social Media: How Surgeons Can Use Social Media to Enhance Patient Care. Workshop Podium Presentation at Canadian Society of Otolaryngology Annual General Meeting. Charlottetown, Canada, 12 June.

Chief Resident, Faculty & Speaker. Mayo Clinic Social Media Residency. Melbourne, Australia. 14 Nov.

Healthcare Professionals do not need Guidelines for Social Media use. Plenary speaker at Mayo Clinic Healthcare and Social Media Summit. Melbourne, 15-16 Nov.