WELCOME

Dear Colleague

Welcome to the website for the 2019 Combined Meeting Of The Australian Orthopaedic Association Medico-Legal Society And Royal Australasian College Of Surgeons Medico-Legal Section And The Australian Medico-Legal College

The meeting will be held:

Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 September 2019
Palazzo Versace, Gold Coast

The guest speakers for the conference are:

  • Dr Mohamed Ranavaya from the United States who is well known teacher trainer and author

  • Professor Roland Sussex from Australia who runs his own show on the ABC radio called “ word for the day “, he is speaking on the language of pain 


The topics for the meeting will include

  • update in the new pathophysiological pain concepts and considerations of diagnosis in a medicolegal setting with a robust debate

  • contralateral limb symptoms in the compensable setting, what’s the evidence 

  • medicolegal skills & report writing 

  • difficult cases permanent impairment training

  • case based seminar comparing application and outcomes of permanent impairment AMA 4,5 & 6

  • the NDIS update

Abstract submission is open and call for original papers in pain and contralateral limb symptoms, abstract submission will close 28 June 2019.    Please email your problem-solving cases to Emma Shields Emma.Shields@surgeons.org by the 28 June 2019

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Drew Dixon
President Medico Legal Society 

Peter Steadman
Convenor