Medical Education

St. Vincent's has a strong commitment to supporting our junior medical staff navigate their training, and particularly this important transition from medical school to internship and beyond.


  • Each unit has a designated Term Supervisor who will meet with you regularly during your intern year to provide feedback and support.
  • Each of the Training Programs has a designated Supervisor.
  • For Interns and prevocational trainees there are two Supervisors of Prevocational Training: Dr Genni Newnham and Dr Brendan Morrisey.

Medical Education Team

  • The Medical Education Team includes: Dr Genni Newnham, Dr Brendan Morrissey (Supervisors of Prevocational Training) our Medical Education Offiver, Rachel Green and Manager of Early Career Programs Jade Murphy.
  • Their role is to support you as you transition from medical student to Intern, provide a comprehensive weekly education program, including training in clinical and procedural skills, regular support and response to welfare concerns, feedback sessions at the end of each term and advocacy when needed.
  • The Medical Education Team are located at St Vincent's Hospital Education and Learning on the 3rd Floor of the Healy Building (Building C)


  • Interns are provided with a three day compulsory, comprehensive orientation to St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne.
  • The orientation program includes:
    • Meeting our CEO and understanding the culture and values of our Hospital
    • Combines information sessions with a focus on interactive skill based sessions including: Basic Life Support, Airway Management, IV insertion and Urinary Catheter Insertion to ensure you are confident and ready to start.
    • Orientation finishes with a shadow shift day that allows new Interns to spend a shift in their new role, learning on the job with the outgoing intern.