The AFMW state affiliate, QMWS celebrate three Queensland Medical Women’s Society recipients for bursaries of $1000 awarded within the Bursary Program of the National Council of Women, Queensland.
- The inaugural QMWS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Bursary for a Medical Woman, sponsored by Mater, awarded to Ms Julia-Rose Satre, a final year Doctor of Medicine student at Griffith University
- The QMWS Professor Tess Cramond Memorial Bursary, sponsored by AMAQ, awarded to Ms Lucinda Connolly, a first year medical student at University of Queensland, and
- The Queensland Medical Women’s Society Bursary awarded to Ms Sarah Gaukroger, a second year Doctor of Medicine at University of Queensland.
The profiles of the successful recipients are included in the NCWQ Bursary 2022 Yearbook.
We celebrated with all successful recipients of the NCWQ Bursaries at a special Bursary Presentation at Queensland Parliament House on Saturday the 27 August, 2022.
This was attended by NCWQ Patron, Her Excellency, the Honourable Dr Jeannette Young AC PSM, Governor of Queensland, with Guest Speaker the Honourable Shannon Fentiman MP, Queensland’s Attorney General and Minister for Justice, Minister for Women and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Family Violence. This was followed by the 2022 NCWQ President’s Lunch, which was a wonderful event.
Special thanks to Ms Kathy Cavanagh, the NCWQ Bursary Program Convenor, for her expert co-ordination of the Bursaries, and all the assistance, advice and encouragement that she has provided to QMWS in establishing our bursaries.
MBBS (Hons) FRACP FRCPA BMedSc
Vice President, Australian Federation of Medical Women Inc 2018-2022. AFMW Open Forum Convenor.
Past President, Queensland Medical Women’s Society 2016-2019.