Extra Activities @ MDSC19


  • Wellness Lounge

    Ready on level 1 for when you need to take a break

  • Poster Tours

    Let an expert take you through a selection of MDRP posters. Tours begin from the Wellness Lounge at lunchtime on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday (start times vary). Spots are limited!

  • The Great Book Swap

    Bring a book that you’d like to swap for another, as well as a gold coin to donate to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Taking place in the Wellness Lounge for the duration of MDSC!

  • Wellness Activities

    Wellness Hub isn’t enough? There are wellness activities dotted throughout each day’s timetable (and one on Wednesday morning before the morning keynote!) Activities are first-come first-serve.


  • Clinical Clothes Swap

    Refresh your ward-drobe by bringing any unwanted clinical clothes (clean and in decent condition) on Monday or Tuesday to the registration desk, and swap for something fresh during the Wellness Hub.

  • Clinical School Meet-Ups (MD1)

    UMMSS is hosting clinical school meet-up at 10am on Tuesday for any MD1s who wish to learn more about their soon-to-be clinical school.


  • Museum

    Take a trip back through time and explore aspects of medicine for which we must atone – all day in the ground floor foyer.

  • Puppy Therapy

    Feeling a bit ruff? Puppies are here to help – Wednesday lunch in the ground floor foyer.

  • Health & Wellbeing Practitioners

    Some sessions on Wednesday might be a bit heavy. If you need to debrief, we have our Health & Wellbeing Practitioners on standby.

  • Harriet Washington Book Signing

    Harriet Washington will be signing her books (also available for purchase) in the ground floor foyer during Morning Tea on Wednesday (following her keynote)