The magical concept of work-life balance is particularly challenging in health research careers thanks to the unpredictable hours, a competitive environment and our desire to produce outcomes that will make a difference to the world. The challenge to find this elusive balance between work and personal commitments is felt at all career levels, whether you are juggling study commitments, raising a family, or dedicating time to a person or passion you love.
At this event we are very excited to have as our guest speaker Dr Linda Friedland who is a clinician, public health advocate, author and international speaker. Linda is an expert on women’s and workplace health and performance, presenting on these topics to a range of global organisations in more than 30 countries. Over breakfast, Linda will take us through some practical tips on how to achieve work-life integration and provide motivation to those of us aspiring to a successful career, healthy relationships and a meaningful life.
As always, there will be plenty of opportunity to meet other women in the field and share experiences about forging rewarding health research careers.
Join us for a delicious hot breakfast and inspiring morning to set you up for a great year ahead!
Dr Linda Friedland
Linda is a medical doctor with 20 years clinical experience in renal medicine, aged care, family medicine and women’s health. Her career is now solely focused on corporate health consulting developing and implemented health, lifestyle and illness prevention programs for healthcare, corporate and financial institutions throughout Asia, USA, Australia, Africa and Europe.
Linda is also a well-regarded international speaker and a best-selling author of six health and leadership books. She has presented at more than 1000 business events throughout 30 countries and her books (Self, Having it All, Ultimate Guide to Women’s Health, Ultimate Guide to Family Health, Whatever, Mom, and Raising Competent Teenagers) have reached bestseller sales.
Linda is currently the Clinical & Business Development Manager (in Australia, NZ and the Asia Pacific region) at PIQUR Therapeutics (Basel, Switzerland) and holds non-executive direct positions on a number of health boards. She is also a frequent guest on local and national radio in Australia.
You can learn more about Linda on her website.
Date(s) - 22/03/2017
7:00 am - 9:00 am
Please advise dietary requirements.
The Primus Hotel
339 Pitt St
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