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Education & Support

The VPMTP provides trainees with a free mentoring program and regular education to help them in succeed in their journey towards becoming a palliative care specialist.


Education Program

The VPMTP's twice monthly educational program provides sessions that complement current training and practice in palliative medicine. 

Registrars need to liaise with their supervisor ensure they are available to attend these compulsory education sessions.

If you are not in an accredited training position and would like to attend, please email your interest to the VPMTP Education Program Coordinator for further details.

  • Click here to access the updated Education Timetable for 2017-18.

Most sessions are held at:

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Oracle Building
Level 2, 417 St Kilda Road

Twice a term, the sessions are held at other metropolitan and regional sites.

Mentoring Program

The aim of the mentoring program is to provide palliative care trainees and new physicians with ongoing support; complementing rather than replacing clinical supervision.

If you are interested in being involved as either a mentor or mentee, please contact the VPMTP Medical Training Coordinator or download the VPMTP Mentoring Program pdf.

Joint Workshops 

VPMTP runs workshops with the Victorian Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Collaborative during the year, covering current topics of mutual interest. 

If you would like information on future sessions, contact:

Karen Quinn
p: 03 9231 5665

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