We advance health and medical research in Australia and its translation into benefits for all, by fostering leadership within our sector, providing expert advice to decision makers, and engaging patients and the public.

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences is the impartial, authoritative, cross-sector voice of health and medical science in Australia. We are an independent, interdisciplinary body of 357 Fellows – elected by their peers for their distinguished achievements and exceptional contributions to health and medical science in Australia. Collectively, they are a representative and independent voice, through which we engage with the community, industry and governments.

The Academy is uniquely positioned to convene cross-sector stakeholders from across Australia to address the most pressing health challenges facing society.

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Honouring our Inaugural President

To honour the incredible contribution of our Inaugural President, Professor Ian Frazer AC FRS FAA FT

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Academy launches the Jian Zhou Medal

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences is delighted to launch the Jian Zhou Medal, wh

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Academy elects new Fellows and discusses global pandemic threat at annual meeting

The Academy has elected 40 new Fellows, including 19 women, and will discuss the global pandemic thr

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Joint call to action on accessibility and linkage of data

The joint call to action by AAHMS and the Australian Academy of Science for 'Improving accessibility

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Submission on 'Artificial Intelligence - Australia's Ethics Framework'

Response to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s consultation on ‘Artificial Int

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Life as a Clinician Scientist VICTORIA

October 19, 2019   |   Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Following the success of the past three Victorian Clinical Science Symposia, Life as a Clinicia

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The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences was established in 2013 to provide an impartial and authoritative voice for healthcare, informed by the best available evidence and expert advice from the best and brightest in health and medical research.
The Academy is an independent, interdisciplinary body of 357 Fellows – elected by their peers for their distinguished achievements and exceptional contributions to health and medical science in Australia.

We are governed by an elected Board and Council. Further information is available from the About Us page.

Our Fellows are at the heart of everything we do. They are elected by their peers for their distinguished achievements and exceptional contributions to health and medical science in Australia.

For further information, please visit our Fellowship page, or use the search form below.

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Our Mentorship Program provides independent advice and support in career development, succession planning and leadership advancement. Through these activities, the Academy nurtures the careers of future leaders in health and medical science for the ultimate benefit of the wider community.

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Our Life as a Clinician Scientist events aim to encourage and inspire medical students, junior doctors and early career researchers to become involved in research, and to workshop the skills necessary to succeed in combining clinical practice with medical research.

We currently hold events in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Western Australia.

Life as a Clinician Scientist