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Australian Medical Association
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is the most influential membership organisation representing registered medical practitioners and medical students of Australia. The AMA exists to promote and protect the professional interests of doctors and the health care needs of patients and communities.
The biggest issue doctors have faced this year is the global COVID-19 pandemic. While doctors have been concerned with their patients’ health, have they been taking care of their own?
This report sets out the AMA’s vision for putting health care back into aged care. While this vision aligns with the Royal Commission’s ambition to achieve genuine person-centred care, it differs in some of the methods of how to get there.
The AMA’s Vision for Australia’s Health represents a clear blueprint for all Governments, and players in the system, built around five pillars of detailed policy reform.
AMA’s Online National Conference is open to all AMA members and non-member medical professionals in Australia. Internationally-based medical professionals interested in medico-political issues within Australia are also welcome to register.
This module provides information on how to prepare for interviews, so that you can enter the interview with confidence and a structured approach to demonstrate your suitability for the position.
This module provides details on what to expect throughout various interview processes, so that you can approach these in a well-informed manner.
Discover how to prepare applications for job and college positions, so that you will be offered a seat at the interview table.
The AMA has released its updated Position Statement on Conscientious Objection 2019. The policy was reviewed as part of the AMA’s routine, five-year policy review cycle.
The Australian Sports Medicine Collaborative (ASMC) believes there is a need for clear, unequivocal and reliable information to be readily accessible to all members of the community.
The AMA’s Guidelines have been written to assist doctors to fulfil their ethical and professional obligations towards patients in terms of upholding professional boundaries and carrying out patient examinations.
Information about what’s needed for application processes in each Australian state and territory.
The AMA Guidelines on Doctors’ Relationships with Industry 2018 serves to assist you to appropriately identify and manage your working arrangements with industry.
Understand the AMA Ethical Guidelines for Doctors Acting as Medical Witnesses 2011. Revised 2016 when called upon as the treating doctor or an independent expert witness.
The AMA Guidelines for Doctors on Managing Conflicts of Interest in Medicine 2018 assist in appropriately identifying and managing actual and potential conflicts of interest in the practice of Medicine.
Writing a professional Curriculum Vitae (CV) is an essential part of the application process for medical employment, training and advisory roles.
Guiding doctors in supporting patients to be active in managing their own health care and make their own informed health care decisions.
Mutual obligations by both doctors and patients concerning the risk of BBVs during treatment.
Ways Australia can ethically and practically improve organ donation rates and debate more controversial proposals relevant to deceased donation and living donation.
Interactive panel discussion on potential infectious diseases and threats, the role of a CDC, current approaches, and how Australia would manage communicable threats that cross our borders.
A panel of six experts discuss the importance of doctors' and medical students' health and wellbeing.