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.

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