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CrazySocks4Docs Annual Breakfast

Author and Psychiatry Registrar, Dr Ben Bravery joined the 2023 breakfast to share a little about his life story and his passion for patient advocacy. pk (Paul Kitching) was the MC and Ben's interviewer for the morning.

Find out more about Dr Ben Bravery here.

Over 300 people joined in on the 2023 Breakfast, some in Adelaide at the Convention Centre from which it was live streamed around Australia to an audience from Perth to Gove to Mount Gambier to Sydney.

This event continues to grow and support the important work of the Foundation in raising awareness and reducing stigma of health professionals mental health. 

It is hosted by the South Australian Salaried Medical Officers Association and Doctors' Health SA.

$16,000 was raised at the 2023 breakfast and was donated to the CrazySocks4Docs Foundation. Doctors' Health SA then provides a proposal to the Foundation for where some of the donation could be invested to implement a tangible positive activity for doctors and/or medical students.

2023 Photo below - LtoR - Hon. Mark Butler, Ms Ashton Hurn, Dr Geoff Toogood & Hon. Chris Picton

CrazySocks4Docs Breakfast 2023

Over 230 people attended the 2022 CrazySocks4Docs Foundation Breakfast!

  • You can download a summary overview of the 2022 event with key messages from special guests and panel - here.

2022 Photo below (LtoR) - Dr Geoff Toogood Founder CrazySocks4Docs, Hon. Chris Picton - Minister for Health & Wellbeing, SA and Dr Tahnee Bridson Founder of Hand-n-Hand Peer Support.


"A united event bringing key leaders of health and the medical profession together to raise awareness of doctors' mental health" Photo from the inaugural event in 2019!