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 425 Fellows – elected by their peers for their outstanding 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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Life as a Clinician Scientist: 2021 Queensland event

 

 

 

 

 

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AAHMS submission: response to the DESE consultation on developing a university research commercialisation scheme

The Academy supports the principle of a government-backed scheme for early-stage commercialisation o

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Vaccines only part of the pandemic puzzle

Australia’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic requires more than just vaccines, with yesterday

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AAHMS submission: response to the DESE consultation on developing a university research commercialisation scheme

The Academy supports the principle of a government-backed scheme for early-stage commercialisation o

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Academies support government strategy for mitochondrial donation in Australia

The Australian Academies of Health and Medical Sciences and the Australian Academy of Science submitted a joint response to the Australian Government’s consultation on mitochondrial donation in Australia.

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AAHMS Annual Meeting 2021

October 27, 2021   |   Canberra

Our 2021 annual meeting takes place in Canberra on Wednesday 27 - Thursday 28 October, with the Ment

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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 425 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

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