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Welcome to the LIME Network
The LIME Network is a program of Medical Deans Australia and New Zealand, supported by financial assistance from the Australian Government Department of Health.
The LIME Network is a dynamic network dedicated to ensuring the quality and effectiveness of teaching and learning of Indigenous health in medical education, as well as best practice in the recruitment and retention of Indigenous medical students.
The LIME Network Program seeks to establish a continuing bi-national presence that encourages and supports collaboration within and between medical schools in Australia and New Zealand to support the development, delivery and evaluation of quality Indigenous health content in medical education with the aid of the CDAMS Indigenous Health Curriculum Framework and the Critical Reflection Tool (CRT).
It also seeks to build multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral linkages and to provide quality review, professional development, capacity-building; and advocacy functions. The LIME Network recognises and promotes the primacy of Indigenous leadership and knowledge.
The LIME Network hosts Slice of LIME Seminars on specific topics of interest for our members. Three seminars have been held in 2014:
Professor Fred Hafferty (Mayo Clinic, USA) - Admissions Criteria for Diverse Student Cohorts.
Professor Dennis McDermott and Mr Dave Sjoberg (Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and Well-Being, Flinders University) - Having the Hard Conversations: Using deconstruction to work successfully with resistant, uncritical and racist responses to Indigenous health curriculum.
Uncle Lewis Yerloburka O'Brien (Kaurna Elder), Aunty Miriam-Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann, Prof. L.C. Chan, Dr Heather Gaunt - Ngara...Deep Listening...Seeing 'Two Ways' hosted by Flinders University SA.
For more information please refer to the Slice of LIME webpage.
The seminars have been recorded and are available to watch via YouTube.
The LIME Network Indigenous Pathways into Medicine Videos provide a personal insight into the journeys of a number of Indigenous medical students and graduates from Australia, Aotearoa /New Zealand and Hawaii, who are at varying stages of their degree or career.
The LIME Good Practice Case Studies booklets showcase examples of good practice in Indigenous medical education from medical schools across Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand.
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The LIME Network is hosted by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne. This website was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. The views expressed on the website do not necessarily represent the position of the Australian Government.
LIME logo and artwork by Michelle Smith and Kevin Murray