AGM and President’s Report (2019)

AGM 12 November 2019   The AGM of the Alumni Association was held on 12 November at 6.15 pm in the Kew Golf Club, prior to the annual Gala Dinner. The meeting was chaired by Ms Ruth Wraith OAM, the Vice President, acting for the President Dr Hugo Gold, who sent his apologies owing to … Continued

Gala Dinner 2019

Once again the dinner was held at Kew Golf Club, following the AGM of the Medical Alumni Association, on Tuesday November 12th. There were 66 members and partners present and four guests, who were welcomed by the President of The Alumni, Ms Ruth Wraith OAM. An excellent dinner was followed by a stimulating presentation by Prof Kathryn North … Continued

Vale Dr Ian Hopkins

Ian Hopkins OAM MD FRACP 3/6/1934 – 10/11/2019 The Executive and members of the RCH Medical Alumni Association were saddened to learn of the death of Dr Ian Hopkins. Ian graduated from Melbourne University in 1957 and after overseas training he became the first full-time Paediatric Neurologist in Australia. For many years, up until retirement … Continued

Death of Dr Reuben Glass

Reuben Glass FRACP. 10 Sep 1932 – 10 November 2019 The Alumni executive were saddened to learn of the death of Dr Reuben Glass. After working as an isolated GP for three years in Cobargo, NSW, he acquired the MRACP in 1964 and set up in private consulting Paediatric practice, with attachments at Box Hill … Continued

Dr Rae Mattews

Matthews, Dr Rae Nanette (27/1/28-13/10/19) The Alumni Association were saddened to learn of the death of Dr Rae Matthews at the age of 91. Rae was a Clinical Haematologist and Oncologist who worked both at The Royal Children’s Hospital (between 1967 and her retirement in 1991) and at The Queen Victoria Hospital. She was involved … Continued