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AFMW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Bursary: 2022 Applications Open 23 May – Close 20 June 2022
AFMW
 Dr Lydia Pitcher

AFMW Bursary 2022 – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Medicine Leaves – NOW CLOSED

APPLICATIONS OPEN 23 May – CLOSE 20 June 2022: During Reconciliation Week, the Australian Federation of Medical Women, is making a tangible commitment to the support of continuing education of Aboriginal and Torres’s Strait Islander women in medicine with an inaugural bursary. As part of their commitment to reconciliation and the Makarrata Commission, we would like to encourage and empower a female medical graduate who identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, to further their medical career and/or leadership aspirations. Applications are now being accepted.

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Yesterday's climate risks are now reality
AFMW
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Yesterday’s climate risks are now reality

This list of updates from The Conversation is all about Climate and why AFMW’s Climate Health Action Group (CHAG is so important. It explains why we as AFMW should be engaged and outspoken on this issue of climate change and climate health impacts.

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recipients of the Inaugural AFMW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Bursary
AFMW
 Dr Lydia Pitcher

Recipients of the (2021) Inaugural AFMW Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursary 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 Medicine Leaves Bursary. Thank you to our kind bursary donors Ms Leann Wilson and Mr Colin Saltmere AM, as we congratulate Ms Tia Gordon, a Ghungalu/Bidjara woman, Dr Kerby Siemsen, a Wiradjuri woman from Weethalle and Dr Sarah McEwan, a Wiradjuri woman from Mudgee.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Leaves Medicine Bursary
AFMW
 Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

AFMW Bursary 2021 – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Medicine Leaves

Bursary 2021 Update: During Reconciliation Week, the Australian Federation of Medical Women, is making a tangible commitment to the support of continuing education of Aboriginal and Torres’s Strait Islander women in medicine with an inaugural bursary. As part of their commitment to reconciliation and the Makarrata Commission, we would like to encourage and empower a female medical graduate who identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, to further their medical career and/or leadership aspirations.

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Magdalena Simonis, Chair AFMW Climate Health Action Group (CHAG)
AFMW
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

AFMW Announces Our Climate Health Action Group (CHAG) [UPDATED]

UPDATE. New members to the AFMW CHAG welcome PLUS discover 6 Practice Tips to help decarbonize our planet. The AFMW is proud to be a member of the Better Futures Australia Health Working Group, which includes representatives from Doctors for the Environment Australia, Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association, NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association, and Climate and Health Alliance.

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