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The Hopkins symposium honours Dr Ian Hopkins, the first trained paediatric neurologist in Australia and founder of the symposium. The symposium has been run annually since 1979. It is designed primarily for general paediatricians, and aims to cover practical topics in paediatric neurology.
The Hopkins symposium is held on the first Wednesday of March each year at the Royal Children's Hospital, usually from 12:00 pm until 5:00 pm. A Grand Rounds lunch starts at 12.00 pm, and is followed by the Grand Rounds lecture at 12:30 pm.
There is no registration fee.
The 2020 Hopkins symposium will be held on Wednesday 4th March 2020 in the Ella Latham Lecture Theatre, The Royal Children's Hospital.
Please RSVP by 24th February 2020 to:
Please indicate if you will be attending the lunch and afternoon tea for catering purposes.
Videoconferencing is available on request.
13:30 – 13:35
Hopkins Symposium - Welcome and introduction
Prof Monique Ryan, Director, Department of Neurology, RCH
13:35 - 13:50
Ian Hopkins: clinical acumen, care and craftsmanship
Dr Lloyd Shield, Former Director of Neurology, RCH