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Scholarship announcement from Helen Franco, yAFMW
AFMW
 Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

Core Confidence scholarship for the young AFMW members

The AFMW are pleased to announce a scholarship for one young AFMW member to participate in a 10-week online program, called Acts of Confidence, which will equip you with the practical tools required to create an amazing future full of possibilities! Due date for this scholarship is 14 August.

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Goverance and Treasurere Expressions of Interest called
AFMW
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Governance Working Group invitation to AFMW Members

The Chair of the Governance Working Group Dr Kate Duncan AM seeks expressions of interest to increase the membership of the Governance Working Group as it addresses governance within AFMW and its processes. Expressions of Interest are also invited for the position of AFMW Treasurer. We look forward to hearing from you..

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2022 Bursary Recipient Dr Nicole Whitson
AFMW
 Dr Lydia Pitcher

Congratulations Dr Nicole Whitson, 2022 Busrsary Recipient

Following our earlier post where we announced the recipients of the 2022 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursaries, we are pleased this week to profile another of the recipients, Dr Nicole Whitson, a Kamilaroi/Gomeroi woman and Obstetrics and Gynaecology Trainee (Non-Accredited). Read Nicole’s story.

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2022 Bursary recipients announcement
AFMW
 Dr Lydia Pitcher

Recipients of the 2022 AFMW Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursaries Have Been Announced

Congratulations to the 2022 AFMW Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursary Recipients – Ms Lauren Roth, Dr Nicole Whitson and Dr Sarah McEwan-Springer. We are very pleased to profile the three candidates (over the coming weeks) who have each been awarded a Bursary of $1000 to contribute to career, leadership and professional development activities. This week, we profile Ms Lauren Roth.

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Photos of the AFMW event heald during NAIDOC week
AFMW
 Dr Lydia Pitcher

NAIDOC Week Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Celebration for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women in Medicine Bursaries– Tuesday 5 July 2022

(POST UPDATED 17 July) On Tuesday 5 July 2022, we celebrated the recipients of the inaugural 2021 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursaries and the launch of the inaugural Queensland based (NCWQ QMWS) Bursary sponsored by Mater. We are very grateful to the many distinguished guests who attended and supported this event, and hope it will become a template for an annual NAIDOC event in future, to be rotated nationally.

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Nominations for the 2022 Brilliant Women in Digital Health Awards are open
AFMW
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Nominations for the 2022 Brilliant Women in Digital Health Awards are open

THE AFMW is pleased to share the following information concerning the 2022 Brilliant Women in Digital Health Awards which seek to recognise 25 women from across Australia for their achievements in the health and aged care sectors. Nominations are now open to recognise women at all stages of their careers for their contributions in mentoring, medical research, technology development, improving health outcomes using digital health or introducing a new digital process. Nominations are open until 13 June.

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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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AFMW Governance Working Group
AFMW
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Governance Working Group invitation to AFMW Members

The Chair of the Governance Working Group Dr Kate Duncan AM seeks expressions of interest to increase the membership of the Governance Working Group as it addresses governance within AFMW and its processes. NB: Council Meeting, Monday 9th May 8pm AEST. Members are welcome to attend as guests. Dr Kate Duncan AM, will be leading discussion about the nomination for President Elect MWIA, submitted by Dr M Simonis.

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