Event information

Event date 07 Oct 2021
Victoria Park Golf Club | Marquee

309 Herston Road, Herston
Free onsite parking

Who should attend
  • General Practitioners
  • Specialists
  • Allied Health Professional
  • Practice Managers
  • Practice Office Staff
  Individual Table of 10
Student/DiT member $70 $650


(includes practice staff in the employ of members and Queensland Women's Medical Society (QWMS)

$75 $700
Non-member $85 $800

Email: registrations@amaq.com.au
Phone: (07) 3872 2222


AMA Queensland's Women in Medicine Breakfast 2021

Reality Bites - everyday leadership, advocacy and impact


When: Thursday 7 October 2021, 7am - 9am
Where: Marquee, Victoria Park, Herston

Take the time to join us for a motivating and uplifting morning of support, networking and advice.

The morning will be chaired by Dr Mellissa Naidoo who will be joined by panelists Associate Professor Rhea Liang and Dr Alex Markwell.

Associate Professor Rhea Liang is a general and breast surgeon on the Gold Coast, surgical educationalist, and Surgical Discipline Lead at Bond University. She researches and advocates in diversity and equity issues, including gender. She tweets at @LiangRhea.

Dr Alex Markwell is an Emergency Physician at the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital and Chair of the Queensland Clinical Senate. She is a Senior Lecturer with the University of Queensland and past Chair of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Continuing Professional Development Committee. Alex is passionate about doctors' health, wellbeing, and work-life flexibility and is founding member of Wellness Resilience and Performance in Emergency Medicine (www.emrap.org).

Dr Mellissa Naidoo is specialist medical administrator and board director with over 15 years’ experience in clinical, leadership and executive roles across both the public and private health sector.  

A cancer survivor and having been on both sides of medicine as a doctor and a patient, Mellissa is passionate about person-centred care, health equity and driving innovation to enable better health outcomes. 

She is an advocate for diversity and inclusion, and founder of Women & Medicine and is mentoring and training the next generation of diverse medical leaders through her college and university roles.

Mellissa is mum to two primary school age daughters and a rescue greyhound.