The aim of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) is to advance research throughout Australia in the fields of health and medicine.
Our goal is to ensure the application of this research provides benefits for all Australians.
475 Fellows from a variety of sectors throughout Australia’s states and territories.
AAHMS is Australia’s Learned Academy for the health and medical sciences and an independent voice for the sector.
The Academy is an interdisciplinary body made up of 475 Fellows. Each Fellow is elected by their peers for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the health and medical sciences in their respective fields.
The cross-sector experience of our Fellows ensures that our advice is independent, expert and evidence-based. We use our knowledge and networks to drive change and provide leadership to ensure the most pressing health issues facing society can be addressed for everyone’s benefit.
The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences has been providing an authoritative and impartial voice for the health and medical science community since 2014.
Drawing on the highest quality available evidence combined with our Fellows’ collective expert advice, we’re able to provide much needed medical and health policy advice while advancing the research of the best and brightest scientists.
Our Fellows are at the heart of our outreach, health advice, policy consultation and public engagement.
Each member of the Fellowship is elected by their peers based on achievements and extraordinary contributions to Australian health and medical science.
Are you an emerging leader in the fields of health and medical science? Do you want to contribute and play your part in addressing the most important health issues facing our society?
The Academy’s Mentorship Program offers both independent advice and informed support in career development, succession planning and leadership advancement. We’re dedicated to the continuing advancement of research, nurturing of future leaders, and ensuring that every Australian benefits from the important work we do.
Our program provides unique insights into the clinician-scientist career, which combines clinical skills with trail-blazing research. The Life as a Clinician-Scientist program includes in-person and online events held around Australia, spot mentoring sessions, and a regular newsletter designed to inspire the next generation.
These activities offer students, trainees, junior doctors and early career researchers the opportunity to learn from leaders, become inspired, and receive encouragement to become increasingly involved in cutting edge research and innovation.
The program celebrates the diversity of the health and medical sciences, and includes activities tailored for medicine, nursing and midwifery, and allied health. Learn from Australia’s top clinician researchers as they share stories and skills from their career journey to inspire you to forge your own path.