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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.

 25th Australian & New Zealand Prevocational Medical Education Forum - 18-19 October 2021


This Forum  will be held virtually over two days 

                    Day One: Monday 18 October, 12.30pm (NZDT) to 5.00pm (NZDT) - 10.30am -3.00pm AEDT

                   Day two: Tuesday  19 October, 1.00pm (NZDT) to 5.00pm (NZDT)  -  11.00am -3.00pm AEDT

The main theme of the Forum is:  ‘Travelling forward together – He waka eke noa’ with three complimentary themes of:  Transitions and innovations, Health equity and cultural safety, Professionalism and intern wellbeing. 

Call for Abstracts

There is a call for abstracts of 300 words which must be submitted electronically – closing date is 30 June.  Abstracts may cover any topic related to the training of interns, medical education and patient care, however preference will be given to abstracts that relate to the three themes above.  

Further details available on the Forum website.  www.prevocationalforum2021.com

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