We are excited to announce the Gynaecology - Above and Beyond SIG Day in Melbourne on 23rd March, 2024.
The GYNAE SIG Day is designed to provide sonographers with the latest knowledge and hands-on learning in Gynaecology - Above and Beyond ultrasound. The event will feature four expert speakers who will cover a range of advanced topics from technical aspects to clinical applications.
In addition to the presentations, there will be a unique opportunity to view live scanning demonstrations and to participate in a Q&A session with all of the speakers. The event provides an excellent platform for attendees to network with colleagues, discuss best practices, and exchange ideas. To close the day, there will be networking drinks where attendees can continue their discussions and make new connections. This is an excellent opportunity for sonographers to enhance their knowledge, skills, and network with peers.
- Dr Jennifer Alphonse
- Ms Dalena Nguyen
- Ms Gillian Profaca
- Dr Monica Pahuja
The GYNAE SIG Day in Melbourne is brought to you by the ASA, in partnership with Philips.
At the conclusion of the event, please stay and enjoy the networking session, including drinks and canapes.
ASA Member: $220
Non Member: $399
Members must be logged in in order to register at the member rate.
NOTE: Event numbers are strictly limited, so register early to avoid missing out.
This event is targeted at mid to advance career professionals.
Cancellations must be recieved in writing a minumum of 7 days prior the event to recieve a full refund. Any cancelattions made less then 7days prior to the event will not be eligible for a refund (except in exceptional circumstances as determined by ASA in its complete discretion).
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Dr Jennifer Alphonse FASA- Central Queensland University (CQU)
Dr. Jennifer Alphonse completed a PhD in 2015 and is a generally trained sonographer with a passion for education, research and evidence based and advanced clinical practice. Jennifer worked for five years in general practice, seven years in a dedicated paediatric practice before moving to Sydney Ultrasound for Women, where for more than 19 years Jennifer has held a position at as a senior sonographer and is experienced in tertiary level O&G. From 2013 to 2019 Jennifer held a research sonographer position, following onto an adjunct lecturer appointment at University of NSW until 2022. Jennifer co-supervised a PhD candidate to completion and is currently co-supervising both Masters and PhD Candidates enrolled at CQ University. Jennifer is a senior lecturer at CQU and a reviewer of O&G manuscripts for local and international journals. Jennifer is well published in her own right and currently working on research publications with her co-authors from both CQU and UNSW. Jennifer enjoys teaching and sharing knowledge, and although the focus of her PhD was in first trimester screening, Jennifer has a particular interest in gynaecological ultrasound and has been heard to say “I love an empty uterus” in reference to her enthusiasm for high level gynaecological/pelvic ultrasound.
Dalena Nguyen- Monash Health
Dalena is a Senior Sonographer and Point of Care Ultrasound Educator within Monash Health who has extensive private and public ultrasound experience. She has a keen interest in Women's Health, Musculoskeletal and Paediatric Ultrasound. She completed a Women's Health fellowship with Monash Health Ultrasound in 2021. She has previously presented on the practical application of IOTA at ASA Melbourne in 2022.
Gillian Profaca- Omnigynaecare And Ultrasound
Senior sonographer OMNI gynaecare with special interest in endometriosis. DMU General ultrasound ,Masters in Medical Ultrasound
Dr Monica Pahuja
Principal Radiologist, Direct Radiology & Specialist Radiologist, Monash Ultrasound for Women
Dr. Monica Pahuja is a Women’s Imaging Specialist with a specific career focus on Obstetric and Gynaecological Ultrasound and Gynaecological MRI, Breast Imaging and Paediatric Imaging. Dr. Pahuja qualified as a Radiologist in 2001 having trained at the Alfred Hospital. Head of Women’s Imaging (Breast and Gynaecology) at Monash Health Department of Medical Imaging from 2010 to 2021.
Dr.Pahuja was previously the Director of Medical Imaging at the Mercy Hospital for Women and has also worked at the Royal Women’s Hospital. She worked for Monash Ultrasound for Women for 5 years from 2005 to 2011 and is now returning after establishing her private practices. Dr. Pahuja is the current Chair of the US reference group for the Royal College of Radiologists and is also on the Faculty for the Royal Monash Hospital teaching program for Radiology trainees.
Many of the clinical articles relating to Women’s Imaging on The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) website ‘Inside Radiology’ under women’s imaging were authored by Dr Pahuja.
She has a passion for Women’s imaging and is deeply committed to their welfare with a view to delivery of best practice.
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