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AFMW Open Forum – Medical Women in Technology and Health (MedWiTH) - event recap

Recap: AFMW Open Forum – Medical Women in Technology and Health (MedWiTH) held 14 Oct 2021

EVENT RECAP: On Thursday 14 October, the AFMW MedWiTH Group organised a webinar with hosts Dr Louise Schaper, CEO of Australasian Institute of Digital Health AIDH and Dr Amandeep Hansra of Creative Careers who is a leader in digital health in Australia. It was an inspiring session during which we learned about how how medical women can get involved in the biggest industry – the Digital Health industry. Watch the recording.

Professor Helen O’Connell Open Forum Recap

Recap: AFMW Open Forum with Professor Helen O’Connell AO held 22 Sept

EVENT RECAP: Let’s get ‘cliterate’. Professor Helen O’Connell AO presented at our AFMW Open forum on September 22nd, and educated us around the complex anatomy of the female genital tract focussing on the clitoris. Her research is a world first and has instigated the ‘cliteracy movement‘ bringing the arts and science together. Watch the recording.

Professor Caroline De Costa Open Forum Recap

Recap: AFMW Open Forum with Professor Caroline De Costa AM held 25 Aug

EVENT RECAP: Professor Caroline De Costa AM presented at our AFMW Open forum on August 25th in a Q&A style conversation between the two of us which was then opened up to the audience. Professor Caroline De Costa AM is Australia’s first female Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, sexual and reproductive health trailblazer, mother of seven, author of 15 books and numerous research publications. Watch the recording.

Please join QMWS for our August Dinner Meeting

QMWS & AFMW Open Forum 19 Aug – “Time for Reform of the Mental Health System?”

19 AUG. Please join the QMWS for their August Meeting on “Time for Reform of the Mental Health System in Australia?”. Keynote speaker at the event is Dr Christel Middeldorp, Professor of Child and Youth Psychiatry and co-chair of the Strategy expert group. This is an online event is part of AFMW Open Forum calendar, with all AFMW members and network are welcome.

5 June Open Forum

Open Forum + Get to know your Hong Kong and China colleagues – MWIA Western Pacific Region Meeting

5 JUNE OPEN FORUM. Please join us Saturday 5 June, for the next MWIA interactive webinar (and AFMW Open Forum), lead by Dr Desiree Yap AM (AFMW), as we “get to know our colleagues in the regions” of Hong Kong and China. Saturday 5th June start time is 3pm WP MWIA Meeting-Melbourne / Sydney/ Brisbane/Canberra meeting time from 3pm to 5pm (meet China and Hong Kong).

QMWS Dinner Meeting

QMWS May Dinner Meeting “Celebrating United Nations” (Including the AFMW Open Forum)

27 MAY OPEN FORUM. Please join the QMWS for a special dinner meeting Thursday May 27th 2021. The theme for the QMWS May dinner meeting is “Celebrating United Nations”. We are so excited to have three special guest speakers for the night: Dr Jillian Farmer (Dr Jillian Farmer (United Nations and formerly Qld rural GP), Brendan Rook & Dr Helena Franco. Online bookings for all AFMW members and network are welcome.