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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Academy elects new State Branch Chairs

The Academy is delighted to announce the election of two new State Branch Chairs, who assume their n

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Australia must retain its edge in the health and medical sciences

The Academy is calling for decisive action to ensure Australia retains and improves its competitive

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Fellows recognised in Australia Day honours

We are delighted that 14 of our Fellows have been recognised in this year’s Australia Day honours

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2019 Federal Election Statement

The Academy's February 2019 Statement ahead of the Australian Federal Election.

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Academy Strategic Plan 2019-2022

Our 2019-2022 strategy sets out key priorities for our work to advance health and medical research i

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2019 New South Wales Life as a Clinician Scientist Symposium

March 30, 2019   |   Kolling Institute, Royal North Shore Hospital



We are excited to be hosting one of our popular Life as a Clinician Scientist events

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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