Experts propose a path to improve Australia’s mental health

Discussion from the Health Horizons mental health roundtable captured by graphic recorders.

Australia needs bold, future focused action to change the trajectory of our mental health outcomes, and experts have proposed a three-pronged approach to improve our mental health system. The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences today released a report from a specialist roundtable, chaired by mental health expert and Academy Fellow Professor Maree Teesson […]

Roundtable report on Artificial Intelligence in health

The Academy published a roundtable report ‘Artificial Intelligence in Health: Exploring the Opportunities and Challenges’ on 4 June 2020, which called for a national conversation on the future role of artificial intelligence in health in Australia. Artificial intelligence (AI) is already starting to transform healthcare and the Academy concluded that Australia must act now to […]

Medical Research Future Fund- Setting the priorities for 2016-2018

In April 2016 the Academy submitted a response to the consultation for priority setting within the Medical Research Future Fund for 2016-2018. To prepare our submission, we undertook an extensive process of consultation with the Fellowship and key external stakeholders, to inform the content of our submission. This process included a Fellowship survey and a […]

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