Your Medical Future: Top tips and insights from those who have gone before

Please join us from 12.15pm (AEST) via Zoom: (Password: 060079).


Dr Rebecca Graham
General Adult Psychiatrist

Rebecca is a working mother in Hobart who wears many hats.  She is a general adult psychiatrist in the public sector as well as working in private as the Tasmanian old age psychiatrist for Dementia Support Australia.  She has a passion for education and advocacy and sits on several Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists committees and groups.  She is also a Clinical Lecturer with the UTAS School of Medicine and examines medical student OSCEs.  Rebecca is the only Tasmanian to be awarded the Psychiatry College Medallion for excellence during training and examinations.

Rebecca will discuss entry to the psychiatry training program, training requirements as well as the broad range of career options and excellent work life balance that psychiatry can provide.

Dr Divya Viswanathan
Mater Mothers' Hospital

Initially having started out with the aim to pursue veterinary medicine, Divya completed her undergraduate degree in Microbiology, Hons followed by a Masters in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Guelph (Canada).  During her studies, she realised her passion for human medicine and subsequently completed her MBBS at UQ as a Canadian international student.  Divya delivered her first baby during her O&G rotation at RBWH and realised she wanted to pursue O&G, and subsequently went on to enter the RANZCOG training program.  She is currently in her 4th year and working at the Mater Mothers' Hospital.  Divya hopes to eventually be a generalist O&G, and has special interests in medical education, paediatric and adolescent gynaecology, medical leadership and policy development.  She is involved with the Zonta Club of Brisbane East, and a passionate advocate for women's issues including DV.  In her spare time she loves learning Ikebana (the art of Japanese flower arrangement), cooking and running after her 1-year-old son and cavoodle puppy. 

Please view the flyer (PDF, 261.6 KB) for more details and watch this space for future events in our series.


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