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Improving the knowledge of our referrers

Featuring expert presenters and medical specialists, Melboune Pathology offers a range of educational activities to ensure clinicians and healthcare professionals remain as informed and involved as possible on current procedures, updates and new developments in clinical practice. We also offer short courses and workshop learning to reinforce and/or update existing knowledge and skills.

If you have an area of interest for education, please email us at


Upcoming education for clinicians

Reproductive Carrier Screening (RCS) - Medicare rebate information sessions

With the imminent Medicare rebate for Reproductive Carrier Screening (3-gene panel) coming in November, we welcome doctors to join us on Zoom for information sessions with Dr Lauren Akesson.

Monday 13 November 2023
2 sessions - 12:30pm and 6pm

Register now

Click on the links below to register for your preferred session.

Click here to register for the 12:30pm session

Click here to register for the 6pm session

Skin Cancer Seminar for GPs - Part 1

Saturday 11 November 2023
REGISTRATIONS CLOSED, all places have been taken.
Any further registrations will be placed on a wait list.
Email for more information

Genetics education

Our Melbourne Pathology Genetics Specialist - Lauren Craig, is available for genetics education sessions with small groups of clinicians. We offer online or face-to-face education for both GPs and Specialists. A list of available topics are listed below. If you have other genetics testing queries, please contact Lauren at

Genetics in General Practice

- Pharmacogenomics 
- Reproductive Genetics (incl. carrier screening)
- Non-invasive Prenatal Testing
- Familial Hypercholesterolaemia

Genetics for Specialists

- Oncology (Solid tumours)
- Haematology (incl. malignancy)
- Endocrinology
- Rheumatology
- Obstetrics
- Cardiology
- Psychiatry