RMA20 - the peak national event for rural and remote doctors of Australia.
Hosted by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA), Rural Medicine Australia (RMA) attracts a diverse and collaborative community of junior doctors, students, educators, academics, and medical practitioners who are passionate about generalist medicine in rural and remote communities.
RMA20 will be held at The Crowne Plaza in the beautiful Hunter Valley, Lovedale from Thursday 29 – Saturday 31 October 2020, with pre-conference courses and our popular Welcome Reception on Wednesday 28 October 2020.
Conference theme & streams
Diversity in Healthcare
Doctors in Training
Mark your diaries now!
Our locations are a surprise but our dates are not...
28 - 31 October 2020
Our program has something to suit everyone, no matter what stage of your career you’re in. With rooms divided into separate streams, you can navigate the program with ease and attend sessions specifically relating to your interest and current position of training.
Improve your skills in areas like Emergency Medicine and Retrieval, Obstetrics, Anaesthetics and Mental Health Care and earn PDP points during our interactive workshops pre and post conference.
Let your hair down and network with hundreds of the brightest minds in rural and remote medicine during our networking events.
Your lunch and morning and afternoon tea breaks are included with your conference ticket and during these breaks you'll be able to browse the exhibitor hall to network and build connections with organisations that can support you and your practice.
It’s really enlightening to hear about some of the political landscape – the good and the bad. As a student, I think it helps to prepare us.Bron, Student
RMA18 was a lovely experience, during a difficult and isolating time of transition for me. It was a relief to see some familiar and friendly faces, as well as some new ones who ardently champion the cause for remote and rural medicine.Tarun, Registrar
RMA is progressive, inclusive, and welcome. There is no sense of hierarchy, every student is included and made to feel a part of the ‘rural mob’. It’s the best conference you will attend as a medical studentJessica, Student
RMA is one of the best conferences I have attended! I’ve learnt many insightful anecdotes not only from listening, but actually speaking and interacting with keynote speaks and other attendees.Justine, Student
I'm leaving RMA inspired, connected and reminded of why rural health is so wonderful.Skye, Junior Doctor