Edward Johnson
2015 Conference Wrap-Up

They say “good things come in small packages”. Perhaps that’s true, because from the 19th until the 21st of November this year, the Sydney Nanoscience Hub was buzzing. Around 300 students and recently graduated health professionals packed into the new state-of the-art facility to share what they knew about leadership, and be inspired by others.

September 2015

In this editionWelcome from the chairsFHL Conference 2015Meet our keynote speaker - Anne Carey  FHL National Council Nominations 2015The Future Health Leaders of tomorrowHealth AgspirationsKnow your CouncilEvents to look out forWelcome from the ChairsWelcome to our second newsletter for 2015!2015 has been a busy year so far and it’s just about to get busier.  It is our first full calendar year as an independent organisation and we&rsqu

The Future Health Leaders of Tomorrow

The future health leaders of tomorrowAHHBon April 10, 2015 at 8:00 amIt is an exciting time being an early career health professional in Australia, says Daniel Mahony. Having been an active student and new graduate, he has already seen some substantial shifts within the health system since commencing his Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2006.

Nobel Laureate Prof Peter Doherty Presenting in Sydney

Australian veterinary surgeon, Professor Peter Doherty AC, has come on board as a Keynote Speaker at Future Health Leaders National Conference 2015.  Professor Doherty received the Albert Lasker Award in 1995, the Nobel Prize in 1996, became an Australian of the Year in 1997 and is now an Australian Living Treasure.  Most recently he oversaw the extension of the Gardasil vaccine to young men.  Are you on board? | Read about Professor Doherty

FHL National Conference 2015 - Registrations Open

The Health Workforce Australia cord may have been cut but Future Health Leaders is fighting fit and pumped for another spectacular 3-day conference!  Join fellow aspiring or accomplished health professionals in creating a sustainable future health system starting 19 November 2015.  Hosted at Australian Technology Park in Sydney, this won’t be your regular conference.  Smile, Laugh and Cry.  Have fun.  Be inspired.  Gener

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First and foremost Ed is a cricket fanatic, but his love for human communication has led him to a career as a speech pathologist supporting people with disability. He works in private practice in rural and regional NSW, and as a Postgraduate Fellow at the University of Sydney where he is a higher degree research student. Having worked with many clients with mental health challenges, he looks forward to the day when there is no longer a stigma surrounding mental health. Ed is also keen to empower the next generation to advocate for better primary healthcare and disability services. In doing this, Ed is inspired and motivated by the words of the inimitable Franz Kafka: "Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable." Described by some (mainly Ed) as a gustatory entomologist, his feline housemate Katich provides him with moral support on this journey, but has never paid one cent in rent.