AFMW Open Forums

AFMW hosts weekly Saturday 'Open Forums'

These are weekly Zoom meetings hosted by AFMW to provide a platform for members and Council to come together.

Time: Saturdays, 4 – 5.15pm AEST, 5 – 6.15pm AEDT 

Who: All members are welcome to attend.

Register: To receive the registration link, sign up to the AFMW mailing list here.

Feedback & Topic Suggestions: Contact the AFMW Executive with any feedback or topic suggestions! 

Upcoming Forums

AFMW wish you a safe and joyous holiday season

AFMW will be taking a break from our weekly open forum series.
We look forward to seeing you again in 2021.

If you’d like to stay in touch, please:

Register for the AFMW mailing list here,

or become a member!

Past Forums

MWIA Western Pacific Region - Meet the Philippines

DATE: December  5

Today the AFMW Open Forum was replaced by a special international event. Hosted by the Medical Women’s International Association’s Western Pacific Region, lead by MWIA WPR Vice President, Dr Desiree Yap AM, this was an opportunity to meet the Medical Women’s Association of the Philippines. 


Informal Networking

DATE: November 28 

This week, AFMW invited you to join us for an informal networking session. We discussed current opportunities, challenges and enjoyed each other’s company.


AFMW Digital Vision and Principles of Practice

DATE: November 21

We discussed the development of our digital media and IT strategy.  This helped prepare for our Strategic Planning Meeting on November 23.


NAIDOC Week "Always Was, Always Will Be"

DATE: November 14

Help AFMW celebrate NAIDOC week.



DATE: October 31

Today covered an important, but often confusing, topic.

Annual and Triennial
Meetings of AFMW

DATE: November 7

 Instead of an open forum today, we held our AGM and Triennial Meetings. 


Doctor Wellbeing

Held on October 24

This session featured QMWS President, Dr Ira van der Steenstraten.  

The next AFMW Triennium is coming!

Held on October 17

This event was an opportunity to for brainstorming, reflection and transitioning towards the next AFMW Triennium. 

Vale Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Held on September 26

We came together to reflect on the life and legacy of this remarkable women. 

SARS-CoV-2 - New concepts in masks and PPE

Held on September 12

Prof Raina MacIntyre and Dr Margaret Oziemski lead a discussion on evidence surrounding use of masks and PPE. 

More past forums coming soon! 

Submit Your Forum Topic Suggestions & Feedback

Please contact the AFMW Executive by submitting this form with any feedback or open forum topic suggestions! 

We look forward to hearing from you,
The AFMW Executive Team