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#CrazySocks4Docs Breakfast 2021

Jun4
Adelaide Convention Centre

Adelaide event for all South Australian Doctors, Medical Students, and their partners.

Crazysocks4docs was founded by Victorian Cardiologist, Dr Geoff Toogood who describes his cause to be about breaking the stigma surrounding mental health in Doctors.

"This is both self stigma and what is reinforced by the culture of Medicine. We are about challenging those that continue to reinforce this to change their ways. We are advocating for those that seek and need help have a safe and confidential place to receive it" said Dr Toogood.

This special event on the national day of #crazysocks4docs is in support of Dr Toogood's CrazySocks4Docs Foundation, is hosted by Doctors' Health SA, SASMOA and ASMOF (SA Branch). We invite all South Australian doctors, medical students and their partners to come together and raise the awareness of doctors' mental health and decrease the stigma for doctors seeking vital support when they need it.

Special Guest Presenter is Professor Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health.

Special video message from Dr Geoff Toogood (as he will be launching the national day in his home state)

Panel of local guests sharing what is current initiatives and supports are in place for doctors and medical students, and touch on some of the current issues that need a focus for improvement.

Host will be Doctors' Health SA's Dr Roger Sexton

Special guest MC is Mr Paul Kitching of Coffee with PK (who turned the negative of COVID into a positive for so many Adelaidians and beyond!)

IN 2019 THIS EVENT SOLD OUT! Get your tickets early via this link here.

**Approved for Professional Development - Local Health Networks and the Department for Health and Wellbeing have confirmed that SA Health doctors can claim reimbursement for the cost of the breakfast under their Professional Development entitlements.

For more information about CrazySocks4Docs visit their website here: CrazySocks4Docs

For more information about SASMOA/ASMOF visit their website here: HOME | SASMOA | South Australian Salaried Medical Officers Association (sasmoa4doctors.com.au)

DOOR PRIZE entry included in your ticket - win a $300 voucher to stay at Mount Lofty House

PRIZE also for the craziest pair of socks worn to the breakfast! Enjoy a voucher from the Central Market.

If you have any questions relating to the event contact Australian Medical Placements on 1300 666 420, and ask for Cheryl or Eleah, or email Kiara Cannizzaro at Doctors' Health SA kiara.cannizzaro@doctorshealthsa.com.au.

GRAB YOUR TICKETS EARLY! BRING YOUR COLLEAGUES, FRIENDS & PARTNERS - ENJOY BREAKKY TOGETHER