CURRENT PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS & POSITIONS

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS (RANZCP) 

  1. RANZCP NSW Branch Committee
    Elected Chair of RANZCP NSW Branch 2014-2018
    Elected general councillor 2012-2018
    Co-opted councillor 2008-2011

  2. RANZCP Binational Section of Private Practice Psychiatry (former RANZCP Private Practice Network [PPN])
    Member Confidentiality of Clinical Records Working Group 2015 - 2018
    Member MBS Review Taskforce 2015-2018
    Deputy Chair 2014-
    Medical Advisory Committee PPN Observer 2013-2014
    Representative AMA Psychiatrists Group (AMAPG) 2011-
    Chair 2008-2014

  3. Section of Neurostimulation & ECT Member 2013- Certificate in Transmagnetic Stimulation (MAPrc) 2013

  4. Section of Youth Psychiatry
    Member 2012-

  5. Section of Perinatal Psychiatry
    Member 2005-

  6. Faculty of Psychotherapy Psychiatry
    Member 2000 -

UNSW MEDICAL SCHOOL

    Conjoint Senior Clinical Lecturer 2014-

MDA NATIONAL
Provider MDA National’s Professional Support Service 2008-

ST VINCENT’S PRIVATE HOSPITAL DARLINGHURST

    Visiting Medical Officer 2012-

SYDNEY CLINIC BRONTE

    Visiting Medical Officer 2012-

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL AREAS OF INTEREST

DIAGNOSTIC GROUPS

  > Mood, anxiety, attention deficit & psychotic disorders

  > Young adult mental health

  > OCD in adolescents and young adults

  > Psychological Trauma

TREATMENT MODALITIES

> Integrated inpatient and outpatient care of patients with complex needs, with multiple  comorbidities, benefiting from hospital/multidisciplinary care

>  Development of Innovative Educational Interventions (MindSkiller Course)

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

    > GP lectures, workshops and supervision

    > Registrar supervision

    > Medical student teaching

ADMINISTRATIVE PSYCHIATRY

    > NSW Mental health system reform

    > Mental health service development & delivery

    > Collaborative multidisciplinary care

    > Clinical Care Pathways and clinical excellence

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS HELD

POSTGRADUATE - ROYAL AUSTRALIAN & NZ COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS (RANZCP)

Aug 2015 - May 2018    MEMBER, MBS REVIEW WORKING GROUP, Melbourne, Vic

Mar 2015 - May 2018    MEMBER, CONFIDENTIALITY OF CLINICAL RECORDS WORKING GROUP, Melbourne, Vic

Feb 2014 - May 2018      NSW BRANCH CHAIR, RANZCP

Dr Galambos was Chair (president) of the RANZCP NSW Branch between 2014 and 2018, during which he: 


6 Apr 2013    Attendance at Competency Based FP Supervisors Training Workshop, RANZCP NSW Branch, Rozelle, Sydney

May 2013    CONVENOR & CHAIR PPN STREAM : RANZCP Annual Congress, Sydney, NSW - Achievements & Aspirations


May 2012 - May 2013    MEMBER, CONVENING COMMITTEE FOR RANZCP Annual Congress, Sydney, NSW - Achievements and Aspirations


May 2012 - Feb 2014   MEMBER, NSW BRANCH, PRIVATE PRACTICE PORTFOLIO, RANZCP


May 2012    CONVENOR, CHAIR & SPEAKER PPN SYMPOSIUM RANZCP CONGRESS 2012, RANZCP Annual Congress, Hobart, Tasmania


2011    WORKING PARTY MEMBER - ROLE OF THE PSYCHIATRIST PROJECT WORKING GROUP, RANZCP - bi-monthly teleconference or face-to-face meetings

Defining a contemporary role for psychiatrists is important for a number of reasons, including:

oTo inform governments, health service providers and others about the critical role of psychiatrists within the mental health system;

oTo ensure that our members are fully cognizant of the very significant changes taking place in the mental health system and to help them understand and adapt to what is required of them now and into the future; and

To help shape the recruitment and training of future generations of psychiatrists.


Aug 2011 - 2012    WORKING PARTY MEMBER - DEVELOPING CAPACITY IN PRIVATE POSTS PROJECT, RANZCP - bi-monthly teleconference or face-to-face meetings

•Identify and document educational imperatives and support required for trainees and supervisors working in private practice settings


May 2011    CONVENOR & CHAIR PPN STREAM : RANZCP Annual Congress, Darwin, NT

2010 - 2013     MEMBER, SECTION ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY, RANZCP

Jan 2009 -     ACCREDITED PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR SUPERVISOR

Nov 2008     EXAMINER, RANZCP Exemption Examinations

2015 -         DEPUTY CHAIR, BINATIONAL SECTION OF PRIVATE PRACTICE PSYCHIATRY (SPPP), RANZCP


Sept 2008 - 2014     CHAIR, BINATIONAL PRIVATE PRACTICE NETWORK (PPN), RANZCP


2008 - May 2012     MEMBER, NSW BRANCH (CO-OPTED BY CHAIR), PRIVATE PRACTICE PORTFOLIO, RANZCP


May 2007    OSCE EXAMINER, RANZCP Fellowship Examinations, Sydney, NSW

2005 -     MEMBER, PERINATAL SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP (PIPSIG), RANZCP

April 2002 - Feb 2003     Supervisor for monthly group of general practitioners as part of the 2002 Psychiatrist Supervision Programme project developed by Divisions of General Practice of CentRal Sydney Area Health Service, Ashfield, NSW

2000 -     MEMBER, PSYCHOTHERAPY AND FORENSIC FACULTIES, RANZCP

July 2005 - Jul 2010  MEMBER, CENTRAL SYDNEY DIVISION OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS MENTAL HEALTH AND DRUG & ALCOHOL ADVISORY COMMITTEE - represented private psychiatric health services

February 2001 -          PEER REVIEW GROUP - consistent with draft Maintenance of Professional Standards Program (MOPS), RANZCP.

August 1999     ELECTION TO FELLOWSHIP, Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP)

July 1999     SENIOR REGISTRAR - COMPLETED PART II RANZCP EXAMINATIONS (first sitting), Perth, Western Australia

Sept 1998     MEMBER OF INTERVIEW PANEL SELECTING FIRST YEAR TRAINEES for RANZCP accredited training, Rozelle, NSW

May 1998     COMPLETED PART I RANZCP EXAMINATIONS (first sitting), Sydney, NSW

Mar 1994     PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR - successful application for psychiatry traineeship, CSAHS, RANZCP


LAWSON CLINIC

Apr 2012 - Sept 2015    Consultant psychiatrist private outpatients

Apr 2012 - 2015    Advocacy Group and consultant for hospital development


SYDNEY CLINIC PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL

Sep 2013 -     Young adults requiring admission

Feb 2013 -     ADMITTING CONSULTANT, Bronte, NSW


ST VINCENT’S PRIVATE HOSPITAL YOUNG ADULT MENTAL HEALTH UNIT


ST JOHN OF GOD PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL BURWOOD

Mar 2011 - Jan 2013         AOD SUBCREDENTIALLING

Jan 2011 - May 2012    CHAIR, ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS (AOD) SUBCOMMITTEE OF MAC

Jan 2009 - Jan 2013     PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR SUPERVISOR.

Established and coordinated RANZCP-accredited placement at St John of God Hospital Burwood.  

Jan 2009 - Jan 2013     MEDICAL STUDENT SUPERVISOR, University of NSW (UNSW), Year 5 students, St John of God Hospital Burwood (an Affiliated Teaching Hospital with the UNSW).

Assisted to establish, then coordinate the UNSW medical student teaching program, establishing SJOG Hospital Burwood an Affiliated Teaching Hospital  of the UNSW. 

Mar 2003 - 2005      SUPERVISOR, MEDICAL STUDENT FOCUSED ATTACHMENT, Faculty of Medicine, Sydney University, Camperdown, NSW

June 2002     AUTHOR, Rapid Tranquillisation Protocol for Drug Committee, St John of God Hospital, Burwood, NSW


MEDICAL BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION OF NSW

17 Sep 2011Invited member, Doctors’ Health Advisory Service (DHAS) of NSW Forum: “Future Directions”, North Sydney, NSW

Dec 2003 - 2012      ELECTED VICE PRESIDENT, Medical Benevolent Association of NSW, North Sydney, NSW

June 2002 - Sept 2003     MEMBER OF ORGANISING COMMITTEE & PROGRAMME SUBCOMMITTEE, 3rd National Doctors' Health Conference 2003, North Sydney, NSW

Dec 1998 - 2014      ELECTED COUNSELLOR/DIRECTOR, Medical Benevolent Association of NSW, North Sydney, NSW


AUSTRALIAN SALARIED MEDICAL OFFICERS FEDERATION (ASMOF)

Jan 1998 - Feb 2003      COUNCIL OFFICER, Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation (ASMOF), representing Staff Specialist Psychiatrists and career medical officers, Sydney, NSW


CENTRAL SYDNEY AREA HEALTH SERVICE (CSAHS)

Jan 2000 - Dec 2002     CHAIRMAN, ROZELLE HOSPITAL MEDICAL RECORDS COMMITTEE, Rozelle Hospital, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Rozelle, NSW

April 2002 - Dec 2002     MEMBER, CENTRAL SYDNEY AREA MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE EARLY INTERVENTION IN PSYCHOSIS STEERING COMMITTEE, Rozelle Hospital, Central Sydney Area Health Service, Rozelle, NSW

Aug 1999 - Jan 2003     STAFF SPECIALIST PSYCHIATRIST, ACUTE ADULT PSYCHIATRIC ADMISSIONS WARD, The Rozelle Hospital, Central Sydney Area Health Service (CSAHS).  Referrals from all Sydney psychiatric units and hospitals. Supervisor and tutor for psychiatry trainees and medical students from Sydney University. Attendance at monthly Peer Review and Medical Staff Council meetings.

Jan 98 - Aug 99     SENIOR PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR, ACUTE ADULT PSYCHIATRIC ADMISSIONS WARD, Rozelle Hospital, CSAHS Referrals from St George Hospital & Canterbury shire.  Supervisor: Dr Nicholas Di Ciaccio, FRANZCP.

Jul 97 – Jan 98      PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR, PSYCHOGERIATRIC SERVICES, Rozelle Hospital, CSAHS. Catchment team for geriatric patients from the Canterbury shire. Tertiary referrals to the Dementia Unit. Supervisor: Dr Robyn MacGregor, FRANZCP.

Jan 97 – Jul 97     PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR, CANTERBURY COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTRE, CSAHS. Supervisor: Dr Cathy Thom, FRANZCP.

Jul 96 – Jan 97      PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR, RIVENDELL ADOLESCENT UNIT, CSAHS. Catchment area: CSAHS. Tertiary referrals from NSW. OCD & Early Psychosis Intervention Programs. Supervisors: Dr Chris Wever, FRANZCP and Professor Joseph Rey, FRANZCP.

Jan 96 - Jul 96     PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR, CONSULTATION-LIAISON PSYCHIATRY, ROYAL PRINCE ALFRED HOSPITAL, CSAHS. General consultations, renal liaison & Pain Management Clinic. Supervisor: Dr Mathew Large, FRANZCP.

Jul 95 - Jan 96      FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR, MAUDSLEY & BETHLEM HOSPITALS, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM. The Denis Hill Unit (Bethlem Hospital, Kent) was a medium-secure regional forensic psychiatric ward. Associated education program at the Institute of Psychiatry London. Supervisor: Dr James MacKeith, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist. The Orchard Lodge Resource Centre was a secure adolescent remand centre in South London. Supervisor: Dr Carol Sheldrick, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist.

Jan 95 - Jul 95      PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR, PSYCHOGERIATRICS, Rozelle Hospital, CSAHS. Supervisor: Associate-Professor John Snowden, FRANZCP.

Jul 94 - Jan 95      PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR, ACUTE ADULT PSYCHIATRIC ADMISSIONS WARD, MISSENDEN PSYCHIATRIC UNIT, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, CSAHS. At the time the MPU was a tertiary referral centre for sensory impaired patients, eating disorders, mood disorders, and was a Mother-Baby unit. Supervisor: Dr Kristen Kerr, FRANZCP.

Mar 94 - Jul 94      PSYCHIATRY REGISTRAR, ACUTE ADULT PSYCHIATRIC ADMISSIONS WARD, Rozelle Hospital, Sydney. Referrals from St George Hospital. Supervisor: Dr Jenny Bergen, FRANZCP.


JUNIOR MEDICAL OFFICER

Oct 93 - Jan 94    RESIDENT MEDICAL OFFICER, Lismore Base Hospital, Lismore, NSW. General Medicine.

Jan 92 - Oct 93     RESIDENT MEDICAL OFFICER, Prince of Wales/ Prince Henry Hospitals, Sydney. Intensive Care Unit, Renal Medicine, Neurosurgery, Emergency Medicine.

Jan 91 - Jan 92     INTERN, The Sutherland Hospital, Sydney. General Medicine, Emergency Medicine, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Orthopaedic surgery.

1986-1991     BACHELOR OF MEDICINE BACHELOR OF SURGERY (MB BS) : University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW


OTHER PAST POSITIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHIATRY SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP
Founding member 2003 - 2011

HUMAN BEHAVIOUR & EVOLUTION SOCIETY 2001 - ?

 THE INTERNATIONAL MARCÉ SOCIETY 2005 - ?