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Understanding the experiences and psychological impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on junior and senior doctors in secondary and primary care

October 7, 2021 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm


Join us for another in our series of free webinars featuring Professor Natasha Smallwood and Professor Karen Willis.

This webinar will discuss

  • Australian junior and senior doctors working in secondary and primary care experienced different mental health symptoms and workplace challenges during the pandemic
  • The predictors of mental health symptoms varied according to occupational role, with psychosocial harms identified and described by doctors
  • Their experiences highlight threats to patient care and workforce retention
  • Doctors articulated a need for better leadership and crisis preparedness.

Our speakers

  • Assoc Professor Natasha Smallwood, Consultant respiratory physician, Royal Melbourne Hospital; principal research fellow, Monash University
  • Professor Karen Willis, Public Health, College of Health and Biomedicine, Victoria University


October 7, 2021
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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