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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Catch up on our recent online LACS events

Missed our inaugural online LACS event: The Prep and the Pivot - responding to a pandemic as a clini

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AAHMS provides evidence to the Senate's bushfire inquiry

The Academy was delighted to provide evidence at a public hearing of the Senate's Finance and Public

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ACOLA publishes statement in response to the Higher Education reforms

The Australian Council for Learned Academies (ACOLA) has published a statement in response to the re

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AAHMS roundtable report on AI in health

AAHMS published its roundtable report on 'Artificial Intelligence in Health: Exploring the Opportuni

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AAHMS statement on COVID-19 and the COVIDSafe app

AAHMS published its statement on COVID-19 and the COVIDSafe application on 18 May 2020. 

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Life as a Clinician Scientist: On the Front Line and in the Lab – driving forward research in a pandemic

August 20, 2020   |   Live Webinar

 

Our ever popular Life as a Clinician Scientist (LACS) events showcase the valu

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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.

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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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