After a tumultuous year, AMA (WA) members and well-wishers had a ball at our End-of-Year Soiree at The Old Pickle Factory. It was a chance for guests to mingle, celebrate the medical profession, and enjoy a live cooking demonstration by MasterChef star Brendan Pang.
Congratulations to the winners of the AMA (WA) awards.
Dr Vaanitha Manickavasagar was named the 2020 AMA (WA) Junior Doctor of the Year (Dr Camille Michener Legacy Award). Dr Manickavasagar is a General Paediatric Fellow at Perth Children’s Hospital and was honoured for her work in doctor wellbeing and leadership during COVID-19.
Congratulations also to the finalists in this category for their outstanding work and achievements.
GP Dr Olga Ward and fellow GP and Sports Medicine Physician Dr Rod Moore received prestigious AMA (WA) Hippocrates Awards. Both doctors were honoured for their unwavering commitment to the profession of medicine and their dedicated service to patients and the broader community.
June Oscar AO, a proud Bunuba woman, received the AMA (WA) President’s award for her pioneering work in Indigenous health and wellbeing, and foetal alcohol spectrum disorder.