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Australian Medical Association
The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is the most influential membership organisation representing registered medical practitioners and medical students of Australia. The AMA exists to promote and protect the professional interests of doctors and the health care needs of patients and communities.
The AMA has released its updated Position Statement on Conscientious Objection 2019 (replacing the Position Statement on Conscientious Objection 2013). The policy was reviewed as part of the AMA’s routine, five-year policy review cycle.
The Australian Sports Medicine Collaborative (ASMC) believes there is a need for clear, unequivocal and reliable information to be readily accessible to all members of the community.
The AMA’s Guidelines have been written to assist doctors to fulfil their ethical and professional obligations towards patients in terms of upholding professional boundaries and carrying out patient examinations.
The AMA Guidelines on Doctors’ Relationships with Industry 2018 serves to assist you to appropriately identify and manage your working arrangements with industry.
Understand the AMA Ethical Guidelines for Doctors Acting as Medical Witnesses 2011. Revised 2016 when called upon as the treating doctor or an independent expert witness.
The AMA Guidelines for Doctors on Managing Conflicts of Interest in Medicine 2018 assist in appropriately identifying and managing actual and potential conflicts of interest in the practice of Medicine.
Writing a professional Curriculum Vitae (CV) is an essential part of the application process for medical employment, training and advisory roles.
Guiding doctors in supporting patients to be active in managing their own health care and make their own informed health care decisions.
Mutual obligations by both doctors and patients concerning the risk of BBVs during treatment.
Ways Australia can ethically and practically improve organ donation rates and debate more controversial proposals relevant to deceased donation and living donation.
Interactive panel discussion on potential infectious diseases and threats, the role of a CDC, current approaches, and how Australia would manage communicable threats that cross our borders.
A panel of six experts discuss the importance of doctors' and medical students' health and wellbeing.