The Global Community Engaged Medical Education Muster
Coming to Uluru 27 - 30 October 2014!
(Hello! in Pitjantjatjara - the language of the Aboriginal people of the Central Australian Desert).
We are excited to announce the Global Community Engaged Medical Education Muster will take place from 27-30 October 2014 at Voyages Ayers Rock Resort - located in ‘The Red Centre' and situated adjacent to Uluru (also known as Ayers Rock), one of Australia's most recognisable natural landmarks.
Photo Courtesy of Voyages Hotels & Resorts
'Muster' is a term primarily used in Australia to refer to the roundup of livestock. However, it can also refer to the calling forth of people to a gathering. ‘The Muster' will bring together internationally recognised leaders in community engaged medical education and will continue to stimulate important discussions about key concepts and practices at the forefront of medical education: Longitudinal Learning, Community Engagement, Social Accountability and Aboriginal Health.
Along with a vital scientific program which has become the tradition of these conferences, a key feature of the 2014 Muster will be the time set aside for community of practice discussion and reflection. Key features include 'white space' in the program and conference dinners to start and conclude the conference. The 3 day conference has been designed to fit in with the logistics of travel and the Central Australian climate to maximise the opportunities of both a formal and informal program.
Objectives and Themes (PDF 121KB)
The 2014 Muster is the fourth conference to be hosted by Flinders University and Northern Ontario School of Medicine. Partners in presenting the 2014 Muster are James Cook University, Federation of Rural Australian Medical Educators (FRAME), Training for Health Equity Network (THEnet) and Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (CLIC). We call you to muster at this conference.
Key Muster 2014 Features:
Uluru Sunset Welcome
In fabulous settings reconnect with or make new friends and colleagues at the commencement and conclusion of the conference. During these relaxed evening activities you will truly feel part of the local environment, immersed in a stunning and safe location.
Welcome to Uluru
Uluru, a world heritage listed site, is a rock monolith made of arkosic sandstone which rises 348 metres above the desert floor in the heart of Australia.
Kata Tjuta (also known as The Olgas), located about 30 kilometres west of Uluru, is a group of more than 36 rounded red domes.
Uluru and Kata Tjuta are both located on Aboriginal Land and are part of the Uluru - Kata Tjuta National Park. The Park is jointly managed by its Anangu traditional owners and Parks Australia.
The Park is recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Area for both its natural and cultural values. The surrounding region is abounding with stunning rock formations and a rich Indigenous culture.
More information about Uluru and Australia's Northern Territory
Flinders NT | Northern Territory Medical Program
P: +61 8 89467492
The organisers of the Global Community Engaged Medical Education Muster acknowledge the Anangu people who are the Traditional Custodians of the land we will meet on. We pay our respects to all Anangu people both past and present, and are committed to working together with the Anangu to care for our shared future.