Projects & Initiatives

AFMW Projects and Initiatives

The AFMW has embarked on several initiatives and projects over the years. These aim to either shed further light on the issues that we advocate for, or assist medical women both professionally and personally. If you are interested in conducting research or undertaking a project that is in alignment with our mission, we are very willing to assist.

Projects & Initiatives

Investing in the Health Workforce: Aligning Strategy, Leadership and the Team

The Change Champion website has resources available for download from the November 5-6 conference “Investing in the Health Workforce: Aligning Strategy, Leadership and the Team” held in Sydney, Australia.

Downloads are available from each of the sessions, which included

Investing in the Health Care Workforce. Is Reform and Innovation Enough
Innovation, Leadership and Performance
Practice Development and Clinical Excellence
Rural and Remote Recruitment and Retention
Empowering and Energising the Workforce

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Setting standards for responsible mentoring

Mentoring Australia has a series of benchmarks developed for mentoring programs, to set standards for responsible mentoring. A responsible mentoring program requires:

* A well-defined mission statement and established operating principles
* Regular, consistent contact between mentor and mentee
* Establishment under the auspices of a recognised organisation

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With an AFMW membership, experience:

Career Development

Enjoy leadership development, networking & mentoring opportunities. Plus join the AFMW leadership skills database.

Professional Contribution

Become actively involved in key issues surrounding the health and wellbeing of women and children, in Australia and globally.

MWIA Membership

Automatic membership of the Medical Women’s International Association, an organisation with United Nations representation.

Special Event Access

Receive invitations to access and attend educational and social events.

Member Only Resources

Access to our members only discussion forum, directory, special updates and e-newsletters.

Interested in being involved?

We welcome new members and participation in AMFW activities.