Perth Children’s Hospital

Training Positions



Current Trainee/s

Dr. Praisoody Sinnappurajar


Patient Services per Standard Week

Inpatient services, including consults. Regular outpatient clinic attendances (at least 6 OPC clinics available per week)

  • CTD clinic – 1/fortnight
  • Procedural – GA theatre list once a month


Requirements for On Call / Afterhours (including weekends)

No on-call/after hours requirements for Fellows (Consultants generally share after hours/on-call duties each week).  Participation in on-call service can be added, we can offer Fellows first on-call with Consultant as second-on-call/backup.


Education Activities

Regular weekly Grand Rounds and Clinicopathology Conferences Regular JMO Educational meetings weekly Rheumatology – fortnightly educational meetings


Teaching Responsibilities

JMO supervision and education – formal teaching, plus informal bedside teaching

Medical student teaching – bedside teaching


Research Interests of Unit

All aspects of Rheumatolgy


Head of Unit

Name: Dr. Senq-J Lee (Senq)

Phone: 08 6456 2222




Dr. Senq J Lee, HOD and Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, interests in SLE, inflammatory bone disease (e.g. CRMO)

Dr. Kevin Murray, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, interests in Juvenile Dermatomyositis, hypermobility spectrum disorders.

Dr. Emily Boulter, Consultant Paediatrician and Paediatric Rheumatologist, all aspects of paediatric rheumatology

Dr. Pavla Walsh, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist and Pain Specialist, interests in paediatric rheumatology and complex pain disorders.



Position is dependent on external funding sources as there is no funded clinical training position at Perth Children’s Hospital. e.g. Arthritis Australia scholarship, Telethon Fellowship (applications usually have to be submitted a year prior).


Flexible Training

Yes, flexible including part-time or job sharing.