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 426 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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AAHMS Fellow elected to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

We are delighted to congratulate our Fellow, Professor Hala Zreiqat AM FTSE FAHMS on her election as

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Three AAHMS Fellows elected to the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

We are delighted to congratulate three AAHMS Fellows elected today as Fellows of the Academy of the

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Academy launches Medal for Outstanding Female Researcher

The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences is delighted to launch its second honorific aw

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2014-2020: Celebrating the formative years of the Academy

At its sixth annual meeting, in October 2020, the Academy published a document celebrating our forma

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AAHMS New Fellows Booklet 2020

AAHMS welcomed the new Fellows on 14 October 2020.

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Upcoming Annual Meetings

January 1, 2021

Future locations of the AAHMS Annual General and Scientific Meetings:
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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 426 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

Visit our Life as a Clinician Scientist video library