DR SAYANTA JANA – DIRECTOR, MBBS, FRACMA, AFCHSM, MHM, MAICD
Dr Sayanta Jana is originally from India, qualified from Calcutta National Medical College under Calcutta University and then migrated to Perth, Australia in Jan 2006. Dr Jana further trained in the Australian healthcare system, and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators. Dr Jana went on to occupy several key senior executive positions within the Australian health system at various public and private healthcare organisations and is currently a Senior Health Executive within the WA health system.
Dr Jana also is an Associate Fellow of the Australian College of Health Service Management, has a Master’s Degree in Health Management from the University of New South Wales and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Australian Medical Association (WA). Dr Jana has a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. For many years, Dr Jana has been an ACHS Surveyor with the Australian Council of Healthcare Standards and also a Lead Surveyor with the Postgraduate Medical Council of Western Australia. For over six years, Dr Jana was a Council Member on the Australian Medical Council representing all Australian Public Hospitals. Dr Jana has held several office bearer positions at the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators, WA State Branch and has been a Faculty Member for Curriculum Development with the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators. Dr Jana is also on the Board and Peer Reviewer of several leading medical journals including Emerald Group Publishing® – Leadership in Health Services, British Medical Journal, BMJ Leader.
Dr Jana is also a mentor and Executive Coach for several upcoming clinician leaders within the health system.
DR RENITA DLEEMA – DIRECTOR
Renita completed her Bachelors of Dental Surgery from A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, India in 2015. She subsequently moved to Perth in 2016 to pursue her Masters in Public Health from the University of Western Australia. Being absolutely passionate about Public Health, particularly among the rural and regional communities, she aims to create awareness and promote dental health across the wider community, and contribute to the society in every possible way.
Having volunteered at several events organised by the WA Indian Docs Association, Renita now looks forward to actively participate and support the committee to make every event a great success. In her free time, Renita enjoys being outdoors and chances are that you will see her trying a different cuisine every week!
DR DHANVEE KANDADAI – DIRECTOR MBBS, FRACMA & FRACP SPECIALIST TRAINEE
Dr Dhanvee Kandadai moved to Perth from Bangalore in 1999. Following on from his secondary education at Rossmoyne Senior High School, completed his medical degree from the University of Western Australia as a recipient of the Group of 8 Scholarship. Concurrent to Medical School, Dhanvee has also worked as Anatomy Tutor with Department of Anatomy and Human Biology, UWA; as High School Tutor for Year 12 TEE students and as a Library Officer various UWA libraries. Dhanvee was also the recipient of UWA SWANS Scholarship in 2009.
Dhanvee has progressed gradually through the system as an Intern, Resident Medical Officer and Medical Registrar & Medical Administration Registrar. Dhanvee is currently training as a Medical Administration Registrar under the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators after completing his Basic Physician Training at Royal Perth Hospital. Dhanvee has worked clinically in almost every major hospital within Western Australia, both public and private. As part of Medical Administration training, Dhanvee, has worked previously in the Office of the Chief Medical Officer and currently assisting with the clinical commissioning of the new Perth Children’s Hospital and transition from the current Princess Margaret Hospital.
Dhanvee continues to be very well-connected and networked professionally with the junior doctors community in WA and is well-regarded by his professional peers and junior doctor colleagues. Dhanvee is a proactive communicator and always available 24/7 for his junior doctor colleagues and to attend to their issues and brings across a wealth of knowledge and experience with regards to junior doctors.
In his spare time he plays in multiple social sporting leagues including weekly soccer, cricket, squash and basketball with junior doctors from all Perth hospitals. He continues to mentor high school and undergraduate medical students and also tutors high school chemistry. He is passionate about the involvement of medical students and junior medical officers in committees and setting up formal mentorship programs. Most recently in September 2016, he was one of 4 WA junior doctors who are part of the founding committee to correspond and communicate with interstate junior doctors to share experiences and learnings on junior doctor issues such as mental health, discharge summaries and ongoing education/training.