Australia needs to value Indigenous knowledge in medical education
University of Melbourne PhD candidate Paul Saunders is bringing Indigenous and inter-cultural capabilities into medical practice to inspire generational change.
Misogyny in medicine impacts us all
Misogyny in medicine is rife and Australian hospitals must adopt a gender equity framework to ensure quality patient care says a University of Melbourne expert.
Living well with advanced cancer
A new palliative care model provides early intervention to improve the quality of life for advanced cancer patients, says University of Melbourne expert.
Do we think about anxiety and depression differently now?
A new University of Melbourne study investigates whether there’s been concept creep around how we use the terms ‘anxiety’ and ‘depression’ in mental health.
Who is at fault when medical software gets it wrong?
Clinical Decision Support Software is beneficial but if it malfunctions a doctor’s duty of care likely makes them liable, says University of Melbourne expert.
How to make it ok to record medical appointments
While some people record medical appointments in secret, new University of Melbourne-led research is seeking to support patients and providers to do so openly
Medical science and research more generally are key to solving some of the world’s biggest problems, but need fostering argues a University of Melbourne expert.
Cutting through the hype on platelet-rich plasma
A University of Melbourne clinical trial casts fresh doubt on Platelet Rich Plasma therapy for reducing knee arthritis pain and repairing damaged cartilage
Training our doctors for the future
Our future doctors must intelligently access and use the knowledge available to them – including learnings from COVID-19 says a University of Melbourne expert.
Gender bias skewing surgeon referrals
Women surgeons are missing out on referrals because male doctors are much more likely to refer patients to male surgeons, finds University of Melbourne research