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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COVID-19 vaccines will protect individuals, families and communities

AAHMS statement in full: Vaccination roll-out a crucial step in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic

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COVID-19: AAHMS Information hub

Australia and the world face an extraordinary challenge in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a r

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Welcome to 2021’s newest mentees

We are delighted to welcome nine new mentees onto our Mentorship Program, after 2020 saw us receive

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Vaccination roll-out a crucial step in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic

The Academy published a statement, ‘Vaccination roll-out a crucial step in tackling the COVID-19 p

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Pre-Budget submission 2021-22

The Academy published its pre-budget submission for 2021-2022 on 29 January 2021. 

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2021 Queensland Clinical Sciences Symposium

March 20, 2021   |   Translational Research Institute, 37 Kent Street Woollongabba 4102


We are excited to announce the rescheduling of our Queensland Clinical Sciences Symposium. Read More

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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