If there is one word, I could use to describe VMWS’ ‘All about Intersectionality, Feminism and Health Equity’ event – it would be ‘inspiring’. Held on the 16th of September, we were joined by an expert panel of almost 10 and over 50 attendees, passionate about the topic of intersectional… Read More »Recap: VMWS presents ‘All about Intersectionality, Feminism and Health Equity’
Medical Intern at Royal Melbourne Hospital. IT/Memberships Officer for VMWS.
We’re looking for enthusiastic, committed medical women to fill the following roles: Executive Committee Vice President Secretary General Committee Events Coordinator Sponsorship Officer Promotions Officer Newsletter / Web Content Editor Senior Members’ Representative AMA Representative Archivist University Student Representatives (Deakin, Melbourne University, Monash, Notre Dame) Research and Policy Coordinator Position… Read More »VMWS Committee 2022: Applications Open!
Download the most recent statement: Second AFMW COVID-19 PANDEMIC (SARS-CoV-2) Public Statement Second AFMW COVID-19 PANDEMIC (SARS-CoV-2) Resource List Past statements: AFMW COVID-19 PANDEMIC (SARS-CoV-2) Public Statement | View Resources & Links The AFMW recognises the Global COVID-19 Pandemic as a health emergency first and foremost, in addition to its profound social… Read More »AFMW Statement on COVID-19
VMWS is proud to announce that we will be sponsoring three members to attend either the August or October intake of the AMA Emerging Leaders course! Normally costing $2100, VMWS will be covering the program cost for three future leaders! The aim of the Emerging Leader Program is to support… Read More »AMA Emerging Leaders Program
Check out what has been happening with Women’s Health Victoria (WHV) over the last few months! ✨ 1800 My Options has been refunded by the Victorian Government for an additional 4 years, providing Victorian women with another four years of access to information and pathways to trusted SRH services. The… Read More »Women’s Health Victoria’s Activities Update
Recipients Of The Inaugural AFMW Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Bursary Announced
Bursary Recipients Announced As part of NAIDOC Week celebrations, the Australian Federation of Medical Women is pleased to announce the recipients of the Inaugural AFMW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Bursary. Three exceptional candidates will each be awarded a Bursary of $1000 as a contribution to career,… Read More »Recipients Of The Inaugural AFMW Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Bursary Announced
VMWS is committed to advocate for the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people especially women and children. Here’s some initiatives that we have undertaken to to close the gap: <ahref=”https://afmw.org.au/recipients-of-the-inaugural-afmw-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-purple-bush-leaves-medicine-bursary-announced/”> AFMW Bursary</h3 > As part of NAIDOC Week celebrations, the Australian Federation of Medical awarded the Inaugural AFMW… Read More »Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women
The Australian Federation of Medical Women represents the voice of medical women in Australia and advocates for the health of all Australians. AFMW acknowledges that anthropogenic climate change is an urgent global health and urgent women’s health challenge which occurs mainly due to human related greenhouse gas emissions which results in… Read More »Australian Federation Of Medical Women (AFMW) Statement On Climate Change
From 2021, the AMA has set a gender diversity target of women holding 50 per cent of Federal AMA representative positions overall! https://ama.com.au/…/ama-diversity-report-gender-2020 Some key points from the article above… At the end of 2020, of the 195 Federal AMA representative positions, 66 percent were held by men and 31… Read More »AMA Diversity Report