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Aims

The St Vincent's Clinic Foundation has been established to:

  • Advance the interests of the Clinic as a multidisciplinary medical clinic operating in accordance with the Health Care Philosophy of Mary Aikenhead Ministries
  • Promote and develop medical (or related) research
  • Assist in the development of instruments, devices or drugs to be used in the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of disease
  • Organise experts (who are distinguished in any branch of medicine, medical science or allied science) to give lectures or demonstrations
  • Provide assistance to Clinic doctors in preparing lectures or the preparation for publication of articles, books or other printed matter dealing with medicine or any allied science.
  • Promote and aid in promoting lectures and demonstrations in any branch of medicine, medical science or allied sciences for the promotion of health services in general
  • Assist in promoting health and medical education to the community, in particular the dissemination of meaningful and scientifically correct information on prevention of disease and illness

In particular, the Foundation aims to:

  • Assist researchers on the St Vincent's Campus and St Joseph's Hospital to develop research programs so that they are eligible to apply for external grants (eg NHMRC grants)
  • Support research on the St Vincent's Campus and St Joseph's Hospital
  • Underpin clinical excellence with medical and multidisciplinary research
  • Provide financial assistance to "up and coming" researchers

 

 

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