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AMA (NSW) / Cutcher & Neale Starting in Private Practice Seminar

March 30 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM AEDT

Registration is now open for the 2019 AMA (NSW) / Cutcher & Neale Starting in Private Practice Seminar on 30 March at Luna Park Sydney.

New fellows, senior trainees, consultants and practice managers who aspire to run a practice of their own or would like to develop their existing practice will find this seminar offers an essential grounding in the key aspects of establishing or managing a successful private practice.

AMA (NSW) / Cutcher & Neale Starting in Private Practice Seminar

8:30 – 9:00 Registration & arrival tea/coffee
9:00 – 9:10 Opening Remarks Dr Kean-Seng Lim
AMA (NSW) President
9:10 – 9:50 Sustainability and Planning from a Market Perspective Dr Kean-Seng Lim
AMA (NSW) President
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9:50 – 10:30 Setting up in Private Practice – My Journey

  • You are the Doctor and the Manager!
  • The role of Practice Manager and other team members
  • Compliance
A/Prof David Williams
10:30 – 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00 – 11:40 Practice Arrangements and Structures

Avoid costly mistakes by getting your practice arrangements and structures right, the first time. Set up efficient systems and processes, including cloud-based accounting programs to save you time and money.

Jarrod Bramble
Cutcher & Neale
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11:40 – 12:20 Recruitment – Building Your Support Team

Your staff is one of the most important parts of your practice. In this session, we will explore how to build your support team and find the right team members.

Fiona Kolokas
AMA (NSW) Practice Management Consultant
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12:20 – 13:10 Lunch
13:10 – 13:50 Own Your Practice Rooms

Plan ahead now to own your practice rooms. Learn how to save tax, create more income and protect your assets by being your own landlord.

Stuart Chan
Cutcher & Neale
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13:50– 14:30 Start-up Financial Guidance

The process of seeking finance as you start your business may seem daunting, but it does not have to be. In this session, we will outline the various financial needs that may arise when setting up your practice as well as the solutions available to you.

Belinda Hegarty
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14:30– 15:10 Digital Transformation: Using Technology to Solve Problems Technology can speed up existing processes or allow new flexible ways of carrying out the job. Maximize your practice efficiency and improve clinic flow through start adoption of technology. Rafic Habib
Clinic to Cloud
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15:10 – 15:25 Afternoon Tea
15:25 – 16:05 Protect Your Practice – Medico-Legal

The transition to private practice will require the development of systems to support the delivery of quality health outcomes. The use of a risk management framework can assist to identify areas for improvement and with the implementation of change.

Emma Gibson
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16:05– 16:45 Marketing Your Medical Practice

  • Development of a strategic marketing plan
  • Brand development
  • Traditional marketing – what works
  • Digital marketing – getting your online presence right
  • Social media
Caroline Ucherek
CJU Marketing
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16:45– 16:55 Wrap up MC

Date / Time

Saturday, 30 March 2019

8:30am - 5:00pm


Sunset Room
Luna Park
1 Olympic Drive
Milsons Point


AMA (NSW) Member: $50 (deposit refundable upon attendance)
Non-member: $300




March 30
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM


(02) 9439 8822


Sunset Room, Luna Park
1 Olympic Drive
Milsons Point, NSW 2061 Australia
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