News and Events
From 24th January 2021, BSANZ will continue to offer monthly facilitated conversations via Zoom. The meetings, to support Medical Practitioners, are at 10am AEST (8am in WA, 9.30am Central Australia, noon in NZ). See here for information about how to join –
Balint Weaving: Exploring Balint Group Work and Leadership. A series of five monthly interactive seminars on Zoom. Presented by BSANZ, July to November 2020. No fee for current members l $40 per seminar for non-members
Online Balint Groups – a unique opportunity for confidential reflection among colleagues.
In response to these challenging and complex times, the Balint Society of Australia and New Zealand (BSANZ) is offering online group support to medical practitioners, allied health clinicians and medical students.
There will be an introductory Balint workshop in Christchurch New Zealand on 31st October 2020. This will be a face to face workshop.
Dr Frank Meumann is a GP with 40 years’ experience and a senior medical educator with General Practice Training Tasmania. He received the 2010 GPET Medical Educator of the Year award for excellence in GP registrar training, and he is the past president of the Balint...
Australian Medical student wins International Balint Federation Essay Prize
The BSANZ 2019 experiential workshop offered an immersive Balint Group experience. We invited clinicians interested in participating in and learning more about Balint groups to join us. We welcomed trainee GPs, GPs and other specialists, psychiatrists, analysts,...
The 2017 International Balint Conference was held in Oxford at Keble College from 6 -10 September 2017. I had the privilege of attending the Conference as a first year Doctor, and one of the recipients of the Ascona Prize- a reflective essay competition open to...