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Author: Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

Scholarship announcement from Helen Franco, yAFMW
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 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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AMA New Federal Council announced
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 Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

New Federal Council Announced | Australian Medical Association

Australian Medical Association (AMA) announced its new Federal Council which will be convened from 1 August 2022. AFMW President, Dr Simonis is the newly elected AMA Federal Council Representative for General Practice. This is a hugely important role as AMA is really the advocacy body for the profession.

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"Planetary Health" - the first 'After Hours' webinar of 2022 video recording
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 Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

“Planetary Health” – the first ‘After Hours’ webinar of 2022 [Recap]

EVENT RECAP: ‘After Hours’ is a webinar series by Doctors for the Environment Australia. The series “Planetary Health” was the topic of the first webinar for 2022, presented by Dr Kate Wylie in February. This informative and confronting session describes the concept of planetary health, outlines key features of planetary health and describes in detail those requiring the most pressing attention. Watch the webinar recording.

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Recap of the "Australian Women Doctors: Climate Change Advocates and Activists", United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) Parallel Event
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 Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

“Australian Women Doctors: Climate Change Advocates and Activists”, United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW66) Parallel Event [RECAP]

On March 20, AFMW hosted a Parallel Event at the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). This year, AFMW’s topic was “Australian Women Doctors: Climate Change Advocates and Activists”. We were delighted to present to the international audience a program including presentations by esteemed colleagues from AFMW and other important national organisations including Dr Kimberly Humphrey, Deputy Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia; Dr Kate Wylie, Founder of Climate Medicine; and Dr Liz Rickman and Dr Sarah Burrowes from the Australian Lesbian Medical Association. View the event recap and watch the video.

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We congratulate Dr Tahnee Bridson has been awarded Qld Young Australian of the Year
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 Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

Congratulations Dr Tahnee Bridson – Qld Young Australian of the Year

Dr Tahnee Bridson has been awarded Qld Young Australian of the Year for her work as founder of ‘Hand-n-Hand Peer Support’. This initiative supports the mental wellbeing of healthcare workers, and fosters a culture in the medical profession in which mental health is valued and help can be sought without fear or shame.

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Young AFMW (yAFMW) nominations called
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 Dr Marissa Daniels (MBBS, BMedSc)

Young AFMW needs YOU!

Young AFMW (yAFMW) is the AFMW committee for medical students, female doctors fewer than 7 yrs since graduation and those aged younger than 40 yrs. Nominations for our leadership committee are NOW OPEN!

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