Vic Management Interns' blog

Change is the New Black

Posted on 6/25/2018
Tegan Cotter, a first-year management intern, reflects on her journey to the HMIP and why change might not be so bad after all

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace

Posted on 6/12/2018
Cherry Liang, a second year management intern, discusses the importance of mental health management in the workplace.

Victoria HMIP Graduation 2018

Posted on 5/9/2018
Celebrating the graduation of the HMIP Interns who met the requirements of the program at the end of 2017

Four lessons - From Bedside to Boardroom

Posted on 5/6/2018
Ren Cazar, a first-year health management intern, discusses the challenges and triumphs of moving from bedside to boardroom, describing the hidden parallels between the clinician, leaders and the patient.

Quality improvement - an international perspective

Posted on 3/14/2018
Lachlan Crowe, a first year HMIP intern, delves into a discussion on quality improvement, focussing on a comparison between the UK and Victoria.

Standout Sessions from the 2017 ACHSM/ACHS Asia-Pacific Congress

Posted on 12/9/2017
Simon Hogan, a second year HMIP intern in Victoria looks back at the presentations delivered by two standout sessions at our 2017 Asia-Pacific Congress in Sydney.

A HMIP Intern's perspective of the 2017 ACHSM/ACHS Congress

Posted on 11/29/2017
Simon Chong, a second-year HMIP Intern in Victoria gives an account of his experience attending the 2017 ACHSM/ACHS Asia-Pacific Congress, held from 27-29 Sep in Sydney.

Health procurement - improving health outcomes and generating efficiency savings

Posted on 5/23/2016
Procurement? Isn’t that just buying products? This was the simplistic view I had till I started my rotation at Health Purchasing Victoria in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sourcing. Author: Rubin Ng

Celebrating victories – the things that really matter

Posted on 5/20/2016
There are different perspectives on victories and achievements. Whether it is professional or personal achievements, Health Management Intern Jane Dinh talks about celebrating victories. Author: Jane Dinh

Networking, a health management intern’s holy grail

Posted on 5/9/2016
To a new Health Management Intern, what exactly does ‘networking’ mean? Mpilwenhle ‘MP’ Mthunzi has attempted to demystify the term by soliciting the views and experiences of his fellow interns and sharing tips on how to network effectively

Breakfast forum wrap: Challenges for clinical governance in Victoria (Stephen Duckett)

Posted on 4/22/2016
First year intern Bradley Van Ooi blogs about the recent Australasian College of Health Service Managers breakfast forum, where the speaker was Professor Stephen Duckett, the extremely well respected health economist.

Insights from a Victorian Health Management Intern

Posted on 3/15/2016
First year intern Angeline Kuek shares her experience of the ACHSM Victorian Health Management Internship Program.

Change management – more than just a professional development tool

Posted on 2/29/2016
Jane Dinh reflects on the importance of change management in a health management career and her experiences of the best ways to handle changes in health management.

Personal Leadership

Posted on 2/15/2016
As a requirement of the Health Management Internship Program (HMIP) various competencies must be achieved. Here are tips and tricks on how to achieve the personal leadership competencies. Competency - Determination and perseverance in achieving org

Making use of your personal support network

Posted on 11/17/2015
Jane Dinh on the importance of using your personal support network throughout the Health Management Intern Program (HMIP)

What interns think of the Health Management Internship Program

Posted on 11/16/2015
An intern's summary of what the VIC HMIP is all about, things they found useful and what to look forward to.