Fellowship diversity report shows progress towards gender parity

Women make up nearly one-third of the Fellowship of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences, according to the latest snapshot of the Academy. The latest figures were assembled as part of the Academy’s annual diversity and inclusion report. They reveal that 32% of all Ordinary Fellows are women, up from 30% last year, […]

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 pandemic’, welcoming the roll-out in Australia as an opportunity for people to take action that will help to protect themselves, their families and the wider community, on 21 February 2021.

Pre-Budget submission 2021-22

The Academy published its pre-budget submission for 2021-2022 on 29 January 2021. AAHMS 2021-22 Pre-Budget submission Infographic: How interdisciplinary expertise is coming together to address the pandemic Infographic: Research translation: vaccine development starts in the lab

AAHMS COVID-19 background brief: key tools and measures – where are we now?

AAHMS published its report, ‘Maintaining strong foundations and building resilience: planning Australia’s path through the COVID-19 pandemic’, on 15 December 2020. The background briefing, ‘COVID-19 key tools and measures – where are we now?’ was published alongside it to summarise the current evidence behind that report. AAHMS COVID-19 Background Brief: COVID-19 Key Tools and Measures […]

Academy elects 28 new Fellows

28 of the nation’s top medical and health researchers have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the health and medical research landscape in Australia, including 13 women. New Fellows 2020: watch the video here. The new Fellows are elected at a […]

Joint briefing with AAS on bushfires

AAHMS and the Australian Academy of Science published a joint briefing on the health impacts of the Australian bushfires on 17 September 2020. AAHMS and AAS joint bushfires brief – After the bushfires: Addressing the health impacts

AAHMS roundtable report on AI in health

AAHMS published its roundtable report on ‘Artificial Intelligence in Health: Exploring the Opportunities and Challenges’ on 4 June 2020. AAHMS AI in Health roundtable report

AAHMS submission to Royal Commission

AAHMS published its submission to the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements on 9 April 2020. AAHMS submission to Royal Commission