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2021 EVENTS

 

MLSQ Annual Conference: The Future is Now: Innovation, Medicine and The Law

20-21 August 2021 at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort

Guest presenters: TBC

  
 

MLSQ Workshop

October 2021 - Date TBC

 
 

MLSQ Christmas Dinner & AGM

Wednesday 1 December 2021 at Victoria Park Golf Complex, Herston

Guest Presenter: Dr Dinesh Palipana

Dr Palipana is Queensland Australian of the Year 2021 and a doctor, lawyer, disability advocate and researcher.

The second person to graduate medical school with quadriplegia in Australia, Dr Palipana was the first quadriplegic medical intern in Queensland.

As a result of his injury and experiences, Dr Palipana is an advocate for inclusivity, especially in health care.

Dr Palipana works in the emergency department at Gold Coast Health, and is a senior lecturer at Griffith Univeristy. He has research interested in spincal cord injury and is a doctor for the Gold Coast Titans physical disability rugby team.

He was Gold Coast Health's Junior Doctor of the Year in 2018 and was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2019. Dr Palipana was the third Australian to be awarded a Henry Viscardi Achievement Award.