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 398 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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COVID-19: AAHMS Information hub

Australia and the world are facing an extraordinary challenge as the burden of COVID-19 rises. The p

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Statement on COVID-19

The Academy has published the following statement on COVID-19:

The world is facing an

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Meet our newest Mentees!

We are excited to announce the four newest mentees accepted into our highly regarded Mentorship Prog

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Publications and Events
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Annual Report - June 2019

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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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AAHMS Annual Meeting 2020

October 14, 2020   |   Sydney

Our 2020 Annual Meeting will take place in Sydney on 14-16 October, including: 

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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 398 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.

Mentorship program

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

Visit our Life as a Clinician Scientist video library