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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.

2017 CPMEC Award Winners Announced

The winners of the 2017 CPMEC Clinical Educator of the Year and the Junior Doctor of the Year Awards were announced during the official dinner of the 2017 Medical Education and Training Forum held at the Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane on Tuesday 14 November 2017. 

Dr Jonathan Albrett (NZ) was the recipient of the Clinical Educator of the Year Award and Dr Samantha Iannella (SA) received the Junior Doctor of the Year Award. The winners of the CPMEC award are determined by inputs from all Postgraduate Medical Councils (or equivalent agencies). The awards were presented by CPMEC Chair Prof Richard Tarala.

More information to follow.

November 2017 AJMOF Resolutions Released


The Australasian Junior Medical Officer's Committee (AJMOC) of CPMEC has just released the November 2017 Australasian Junior  Medical Officer's Forum (AJMOF) Resolutions. 

 Click here to view.


Communicating Risk

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has developed a 2 hour open access e-learning module entitled 'Helping Patients Make Informed Decisions: Communicating benefits and risks'. This module is aimed at supporting clinicians to develop and refine effective communication skills with patients regarding the discussion of the advantages and risks of available treatment options.

This module can be accessed via this link: http://safetyandquality.gov.au/communicatingrisk/