- Published: 06 March 2012
All members are invited to join us for the VMWS AGM on Saturday November 16. This will be held in conjunction with the AFMW AGM.
The Breast Cancer Network Australia's Annual Pink Lady Melbourne Luncheon
This event is not to be missed! Celebrate 15 years of the Breast Cancer Network in Australia with us as we hear from inspiring speakers and enjoy a delicious meal.
Secure your tickets here.
Female Genital Mutilation: Legal and Medical Responses
In our first joint event with Victorian Women Lawyers, we were treated to an enlighening, challenging and stimulating discussion on "Female Genital Mutilation: Legal and Medical Responses".
Click image for a review of our Panel: Dr Beth Wilson AM, Dr Susan Costello and Associate Professor Sonia Grover.
In Conversation with Kate Richards
The Victorian Medical Women's Society Lyceum Luncheon for 2013 featured special guest, Dr Kate Richards. In Madness: A Memoir, Dr Richards describes living with acute psychosis and depression.
How We Do What We Do
We met on March 14 to hear from inspiring medical women with a passion for global health and healthcare equality.
Dr Amy Gray; Paediatrician
Child health development paediatric training in Laos
WHO Pocketbook of Hospital Care for Children
Dr Margaret Beavis
Vice-President Medical Association for Prevention of War
Convenor of Campaign Committee Greens Party Local Branch
Dr Ruth Grace
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar
Medecins Sans Frontiers Volunteer
Free for members; $35 for non-members. Click here for payment options.
'Postcards from Abroad'
Was held on Thursday 22nd March
Venue: St Vincent's Hospital, 11th Floor Boardroom, Inpatient Services Building, 40 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy
We explored some of the opportunities and challenges of working in global health, working abroad, and in particular in developing world contexts. Our speakers had clocked up many miles working across Africa, Asia-pacific, and remote Australia and shared their travellers' stories, motivations for working abroad, and practical tips on getting involved in global health initiatives.
Dr Denise Wild
General Practitioner, Melbourne
Volunteer: Australian Doctors International, Papua New Guinea
Dr Alison Morgan
Nossal Institute for Global Health
Primary interest in South and South East Asia
Lived and worked in Nepal and Tibetan China
Dr Georgina Lyons
Basic Physician Trainee, St. Vincent's Hospital
Volunteer for Living Positive Kenya