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AMA’s Online National Conference is open to all AMA members and non-member medical professionals in Australia. Internationally-based medical professionals interested in medico-political issues within Australia are also welcome to register.
In remote communities across the Northern Territory of Australia, only one in ten Aboriginal children younger than 3 years has healthy ears.
This report sets out the AMA’s vision for putting health care back into aged care. While this vision aligns with the Royal Commission’s ambition to achieve genuine person-centred care, it differs in some of the methods of how to get there.
The AMA’s Vision for Australia’s Health represents a clear blueprint for all Governments, and players in the system, built around five pillars of detailed policy reform.
The biggest issue doctors have faced this year is the global COVID-19 pandemic. While doctors have been concerned with their patients’ health, have they been taking care of their own?
The Medical Board of Australia (MBA) is in the process of amending the CPD requirements for medical practitioners.
While climate change is well understood in the common parlance as an environmental, economic, social and even geopolitical issue, framing it as a health risk is relatively new territory for much of the general public.
Explore how people get into positions of leadership and shine light on existing effective practices and solutions being applied in different countries across the globe to support increasing diversity in leadership positions.
Sustainability, adaptability, stewardship and digital capability will be key enablers in a complex and changing health care environment, and leadership will be required to build a supportive culture and safe system for healthcare professionals to work in.
The unique balance between the public and private sectors makes the Australian health system one of the best in the world.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the medical profession globally, and doctors individually, to consider what risk to their own lives (and potentially the lives of their own family members) they are willing to take when treating COVID-19 patients.
Over the last few months, the pressure on public hospital emergency departments has spiked to a new high-water mark. But is the current ED crisis fully explained by rising patient volume?
The AMA has modelled the likely effects of a tax on sugary drinks on sugar consumption and government revenue.
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease that is commonly encountered in primary care and is associated with significant morbidity that extends beyond the skin manifestations.
Prostate cancer continues to be the most commonly diagnosed cancer, and the second leading cause of cancer death among Australian men.
Sexual dysfunction is a frequent, potentially distressing, adverse effect of antidepressants and a leading cause of medication non-adherence.
Migraine affects over a billion people worldwide in any year and is the second most common cause of years lost due to disability.
Invasive meningococcal disease (IMD) is an uncommon but life‐threatening infection caused by Neisseria meningitidis.
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a leading cause of cancer deaths both globally and in Australia.