The Dean of the Medical School, Prof Symonds, has made himself available for a Q&A session at the start of the upcoming AMSS meeting on 26/03, 5.30pm Joe Verco Lecture Theatre. This will be a great opportunity to acquire hard facts about the new MD Program and key issues e.g. exam feedback, EPAS access. We greatly encourage attendance at this meeting, along with the submission of questions in advance, to make the most out of this opportunity. The submission of questions in advance will permit the Dean to do background checks with other staff as required and additionally, permits you to ask questions anonymously if you so wish. Please submit questions by 9pm Wednesday 21st March to Malcolm Borg (VPE) via the linked google spreadsheet - https://docs.google.com/spread...
With the upcoming state election, there's no better time to get informed on SA's healthcare debate – and no better people to inform you about it than our very own team of medical students (Maud, Roger, and Seb). They've covered transforming health, rural health, mental health and other election promises by the parties, featuring an all-star cast including Premier Jay Weatherill, Shadow Health Minister Steven Wade, and more.
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Happy International Women's Day! We've come a long way with gender parity in medicine, but we still have a long way to go – only 34% of medical specialists are women, and women are paid less for doing the same work. Take some time today to read our breakdown of the state of gendered specialisation, and find out what you can do to help.
The Government is considering funding a new medical school as pressure from Murray Darling Medical School lobby mounts. We can still stop it if we act now. AMSA is running a Call Your MP campaign from today to the 29th February 2018. Join the Facebook Event »
This meeting of the Medical School's MPPD Advisory Committee focused on student health & well-being and was attended by the AMSS LGBQTI+ Officer (Ricky Stocker-Johns) and AMSS Vice President (Education) (Malcolm Borg). The key outcomes/areas of discussion are included below.