Dear AFMW Community,
- Marjorie Cross.
- Lydia Pitcher.
- Deb Colville,
- Anne Stanaway.
- Marissa Daniels.
- Kathryn Mainstone
- Magdalena Simonis
Project Title: Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA) member survey of COVID-19 experiences as healthcare providers.
Join this Q&A session to hear expert panelists discuss the unprecedented task ahead to immunise #Australia against #COVID19, and the challenges that will need to be overcome in the face of uncertainty of information, significant workforce training needs and rising #vaccine hesitancy.
Moderated by Professor Nancy Baxter, with special guest panelists, Professor Jodie McVernon, Dr Rosalind McDougall, Dr Magdalena Simonis and Sonja Elia
6. Magda will be attending the ACT AGM December 16th
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Magdalena is the President of the AFMW (2020-) and former President of VMWS (2013 & 2017-2020).
Magdalena’s deep engagements with the RACGP over many years includes chair of Women in General Practice, is currently on the RACGP Expert Committee Quality Care, prior to that on RACGP eHealth Expert Committee. She is a regular media spokesperson on numerous health issues, being interviewed most weeks by mainstream and medical media. Magdalena has represented the RACGP at senate enquiries and has worked on several National Health Framework reviews.
Both an RACGP examiner and University examiner she supervises medical students and undertakes general practice research. Roles outside of RACGP include the Strategy and Policy Committee for Breast Cancer Network Australia, Board Director of Women’s Health Victoria and Chair of their Strategy and Policy subcommittee and the AMA Victoria GP Network Committee.
Magdalena has presented at the United Nations as part of the Australian Assembly and was recently appointed the Australian representative to the World Health Organisation, World Assembly on COVID 19, by the Medical Women’s International Association (MWIA).
Dr Simonis is currently a member of the National COVID-19 Taskforce expert committee.