National Convention might be over, and we did win the Convention Cup, but that's no reason to rest on our laurels! If you want a quick, easy way to make a difference and help Adelaide continue to win everything, the Vampire Cup is for you!
The Adelaide University Union, a group with which the AMSS is newly affiliated, is hosting a brand-new event for 2014 called 'At The Cloisters'.
One week ago, the biggest medical student-run event of 2014 finished in Adelaide – the AMSA National Convention 2014, run by a massive team comprised of students from University of Adelaide and Flinders University. We are extremely proud that the majority of the Committee and Subcommittees are also members of the AMSS, and so we mean it from the bottom of our hearts when we say 'thank you' to everyone who was involved in the running of Convention.
Whilst MedBall may seem a little while away, it's time to start considering nominating your peers for the awards distributed on that night of nights. Descriptions of each award are outlined below, with the nomination form at the bottom of the page.
In 2013 the AMSS undertook a survey of all members to get opinions on various aspects of the society. The results have collated and interpreted, with the results compiled into a document that can be used by future Executives and Committees to help guide them in achieving the aims of the Society.
The full report is attached at the bottom of this page, along with an 'infographic' outlining some key fun, fast facts.
Are you interested in space research? Were you ever curious about space exploration and how it affects Mankind? Would you like to meet people that share your interest in space-related topics and discuss these with them? Then SpaceUp Australia is the event for you!
Student by day, athlete by night; Zoe Williams is a very busy and talented First Year who juggles two major commitments with an amazingly positive outlook.
This is a unique opportunity to travel to Tjuntjunjara, a remote indigenous community, and experience and immerse yourself in a unique Aboriginal setting. The trip will run from Tuesday the 10th of June to Friday the 13th of June and students will be involved in working with the community programs and spend some time in the clinic as well.
The Australian Medical Council (AMC) is the body responsible for the accreditation of medical programs in Australia. It periodically reviews these programs to assess whether they meet the Accreditation standards for basic medical education.
The AMSS has been contated by the AUU to advertise a job opportunity for a Medical Receptionist/Surgical Assistant.
The job description outlines that applicants 'Must have good administrative and clear communication skills. On the job training provided. Must also be able to setup and assist in small medical procedures.'
Did you get jazzed up for Jazz Night? We're proud to present a selection of the best photos from Jazz Night 2014 – another excellent night of music and picnic rugs coupled with a Parisian theme. As always, if you've got any questions about the photos, get in touch with us.
(Remember, photos are only available to AMSS Members who have logged into the website.)