Founded in 2013, the Monash Emergency and Critical Care Special Interest Group (MECCSIG) is a student interest group that represents Monash University medical students interested in the areas of Anaesthetics, Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, and Trauma Medicine.
MECCSIG Committee 2023
Co-Chairs: Kyle Williams and Jordi Shahab
Secretary: Thedini Pinidiyapathirage
Sponsorship & Treasury: Richard Han
Logistics: Sammy Stevenson, Jamie Formosa and James Liang
Academics: Connor-James Burley, Atacan Ertugrul and Nicola Ma
Social Media & Design: Jiting Li and Katrina Danial
Year 2 Representative: Sandewni Liyanage Don
Year A Representative: Nominations opening 13th-20th March
We are super excited to announce our 𝙣𝙚𝙬 𝙥𝙖𝙧𝙩𝙣𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙝𝙞𝙥 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝 𝙩𝙝𝙚 ‘𝘼𝘽𝘾𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝘼𝙣𝙖𝙚𝙨𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙖’ 𝙜𝙧𝙤𝙪𝙥 to bring you more engaging content, specialty skill workshops and opportunities to get involved in the field of anaesthesia and perioperative medicine. To kick things off, we invite you to check out the various online courses targeted at medical students and interns at a discounted rate using the coupon codes below :
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𝗔𝗕𝗖𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗔𝗻𝗮𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗮 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 – ‘meccsigfoundations’ for 50% OFF a 12-month subscription
𝗜𝗩 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗻𝘂𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗠𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘆 – ‘meccsig50’ for 50% OFF
Follow the links below to check out their amazing resources and courses on offer!
Medical Student Volunteer Opportunity
The Alfred is looking for patient volunteers for their 𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗿𝗮𝘀𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗽𝘀!
In return, you will be taught 𝙪𝙡𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙨𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙙-𝙜𝙪𝙞𝙙𝙚𝙙 𝙄𝙑 𝙘𝙖𝙣𝙣𝙪𝙡𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 , as well as how to scan other parts of the body by experienced clinicians!
This is a fantastic opportunity to network with doctors in the critical care field
𝗞𝗲𝘆 𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀𝗵𝗼𝗽𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 𝗮𝗿𝗲: 22nd February, 29th March, 21st June, 11th October and 6th December.
Please note you don’t need to be available for all of these dates! For more details and sign-ups, follow this link:
Introduction to US course for Medical Students
MECCSIG is excited to share Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Groups (EMUGS’) Introduction to Point of Care Ultrasound course, 𝗱𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗴𝗻𝗲𝗱 𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗺𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹 𝘀𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀! Scanning will be supervised by experienced ultrasound users and teachers.
Medical students will have the opportunity to perform hands-on scanning (on each other) to learn:
Basic cardiac and lung ultrasound
Intra-abdominal FAST examination technique
Needle guidance for peripheral vascular access
Date: Saturday 18th February Location: The Cullen, 164 Commercial Rd, Prahran VIC 3181
**SOLD OUT** Keep an eye on the FB Page for if more spaces become available
Tickets are $50 via the following link…. HOWEVER, students who volunteer as patients in the same-day morning Proctored Ultrasound Course (9am-1.30pm) will be given a 𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝘁𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝘁 to the medical student session!