Initiatives

AFMW: Issues for medical women in the workplace

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A/Prof Jan Coles and A/Prof Deb Colville presented at the annual Medicine in Australia: Balancing Employment and Life (MABEL) Research Forum on key issues facing women in their current and future role in medicine, and on policy to promote women’s participation.   Click here to view the presentation.

A General Practitioner’s Experience as an Australian Doctors International Volunteer

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Dr Merrilee Frankish, a General Practitioner, is a full-time Senior Medical Officer in a small rural hospital outside Cairns.  She volunteered with Australian Doctors International (ADI) in Papua New Guinea for six months doing ‘integrated health patrols’ and has since returned twice to teach rural health workers at ADI in-service workshops.

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Why Women Leaders Need Self Confidence

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From Leslie Pratch at the Harvard Business Review blog comes this interesting article on why women leaders need self confidence – even if they feel self-critical inside.