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Welcome to CPMEC

This website provides information about the Confederation of Postgraduate Medical Education Councils (CPMEC) and key developments in prevocational medical education and training matters in Australia and New Zealand. Clinical educators, junior doctors, clinical supervisors, medical students, medical education staff  and other stakeholders in prevocational medical education will find the site useful. It also provides links to Postgraduate Medical Councils (PMCs) or the equivalent body in Australia and New Zealand, as well as other peak bodies.

 2020 CPMEC Awards - National Winners Announced

The national winners of the 2020 CPMEC Awards for Australia and New Zealand Junior Doctor of the Year and Clinical Educator of the Year were announced at a virtual awards ceremony on Tuesday 26 November. 

The recipient of the Junior Doctor of the Year Award was Dr Femy Koratty (NT) and Dr Greg Sweetman (WA) received the Clinical Educator of the Year Award.
The national winners of the CPMEC Awards are determined by inputs from all Postgraduate Medical Councils, or equivalent agencies, in Australia and New Zealand.

Vale Professor Geoff Dahlenburg, OAM

At its meeting in June 2020, the CPMEC Board noted the recent passing of Professor Geoff Dahlenburg OAM, former Dean, Faculty of Medicine from 1986-1990, University of Adelaide, and second chair of CPMEC from 2000-2002, and acknowledged his sterling contribution in steering the development of prevocational medical education in Australia, and in administering CPMEC.


AJMOF Resolutions 2017-2019 Released

The Australasian Junior Medical Officer's Committee (AJMOC) of CPMEC has released the November 2018 Australasian Junior Medical Officer's Forum (AJMOF) Resolutions. 

 Click here to view.

Guide to social media and medical professionalism

This revised guide will help ensure the medical profession can enjoy using social media while maintaining the standards of ethical and professional conduct expected by the profession and wider community.

The guide is endorsed by the Australian Medical Association and its Council of Doctors in Training, the New Zealand Medical Association, the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association, and the Australian Medical Students’ Association.

Click here to view the revised guide: https://ama.com.au/article/social-media-and-medical-profession