Collaborative leadership and bold decisions in challenging times: VCCC Alliance Leadership Academy Series

Published Alicia Mew on Mon, 04/17/2023 - 16:07

When the rubber hits the road: Collaborative leadership and bold decisions in challenging times

VCCC Alliance Leadership Academy Series

Presented by Dr Stephen Parnis

Dr Stephen Parnis leads us through his experience in applying collaborative leadership in trying times. Echoing the proverb ‘necessity is the mother of invention’, this was Dr. Parnis driving force when responding to challenges during the worst days of the pandemic. Dr. Parnis will also share how acknowledging your own personal vulnerability as a leader can empower others to do the same.

This session was part of an evening of inspiration and motivation to launch the VCCC Alliance Leadership Academy: Leadership for change – Working together for the future of cancer care

How can I access this webinar? 

This webinar is only available to VCCC Alliance Leadership Academy members. Membership is free.

To join VCCC Alliance Leadership Academy, follow the hyperlink below:

Click here to register as a Leadership Academy Member. 

The VCCC Alliance Leadership Academy is a multidisciplinary learning network that will provide leadership education and training, build connections between colleagues and peers, and recognise and celebrate contributions to leadership across the sector.

Meet the Presenter 

Dr Stephen Parnis
St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital

Dr Stephen Parnis is a senior emergency physician at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, and The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital. He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1992, serving as Chair of the Melbourne University Student Union in 1991. He obtained Fellowship of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine in 2007, subsequently serving on the Trainee Selection and Public Health Committees of ACEM. He was the President of AMA Victoria 2012-14, Chair of the AMA Council of Salaried Doctors 2011-14, and a member of the AMA Federal Council 2011-16. Dr Parnis was the Vice President of the Australian Medical Association 2014-16.

In late 2017, Dr Parnis led the campaign against legalised assisted suicide and euthanasia in Victoria. Since 2019, Dr Parnis has been a Board Member of the Medical Insurance Group of Australia (MIGA).

Most recently, Dr Parnis has been a prominent voice from the frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic. He continues to speak and advise on medical and health policy matters.

Course Details

Course type
30 mins
Curriculum Area
Consumer Involvement, Equity, and Inclusion
Education & Training
Leadership and specialist skills

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