President's Blog
Lessons in leadership

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.

Much has happened since the medieval theologian Thomas Aquinas composed these words, but I was still placing my trip in the hands of the captain of my ship of the sky this week as I headed to Sydney for NatCon, the AMA National Conference (no doubt they knew a thing or two about luggage overboard in his day too).



CEO Message
MEDCON22 inspires, informs and educates

A big thank you to those who attended MEDCON22 at Crown, whether in its entirety or just the Friday or Saturday. It’s always a challenge presenting something after its inaugural year, especially an event as large in scale as MEDCON.


But, we believe in the concept of bringing doctors from all stages and specialties together at this unique inter-college conference, and it seems you do too.




AMA (WA) Award winners announced

Congratulations to the 2022 AMA (WA) Award winners who have been recognised for their significant and outstanding contribution to the medical industry in WA.


🏆Hippocrates Award – Dr Scott Blackwell
🏆Junior Doctor of the Year – Dr Ashwita Siri Vanga
🏆President’s Award – Ms Vicki O’Donnell OAM



MEDCON22 Certificate of Attendance

Did you attend MEDCON22 on 22 and/or 23 July? Would you like to receive a Certificate of Attendance as evidence of completing CPD that is relevant to your registered scope of practice? 


If you answered Yes to both these questions, please email your request to and your certificate will be emailed to you.

AMA (WA) Foundation Aspire Award
$5,000 grant for an AMA (WA) member

AMA (WA) members can now apply for the AMA (WA) Foundation Aspire Award – a $5,000 grant to attend an international conference of your choice. Broaden your professional networks, learn about new developments and research outcomes, and connect with the leaders in your field.



WA Health survey: Awareness of health impacts of climate change

The University of Western Australia is seeking the views of WA healthcare workers and professionals with direct patient or client contact, for research into the levels of awareness and understanding of the health impacts of climate change.


Click below to complete an online survey to share your views.




Flashback Friday: Rudeness matters
October 2018

Have you ever noticed how someone being rude to you can impact your whole day?


Dr Angela Alessandri, Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame, shares in this opinion piece from the Medicus October 2018 edition how, “as healthcare professionals, we are acutely aware of the stress associated with illness and the consequent need to tolerate reasonable expressions of this anxiety” and shares in a timely reminder that it costs nothing to be kind.




2022 AFG Winning Women Scholarship and Best New Broker Awards
Racheal Warne is a finalist!

We are excited to announce that Racheal Warne, Mortgage Broker at AMA Finance Brokers, has been announced as a finalist in the 2022 AFG Winning Women Scholarship, adding to her growing list of award recognitions with her recent nomination for the Better Business Awards for Best Newcomer.



Industry Super versus Retail Super. Which is better for you?

Which type of super fund is right for you? This article from Consultum might help. It outlines the differences between industry super and retail super, so you can work out which super fund best suits your needs.


For more information, contact AMA Financial Services on 1800 262 346 or email




WA Doctors' Orchestra 2022 Concert
Proceeds to Breast Cancer Care WA

Formed in 2006, the WA Doctors' Orchestra (WADO) is comprised of doctors and medical students who are also classically trained musicians.Every two years the musicians come together and rehearse a classical repertoire under the guidance of professional conductor Mark Coughlan to hold a concert.


This year, WADO will perform their 10th biennial concert on Sunday 21 August at the St Hilda’s Anglican School Performing Arts Centre, with the highlight of the concert being the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto performed by second year UWA medical student Emily Leung.



Member Benefits

Cullen Wines

Exclusive to AMA (WA) members, Cullen Wines is offering $50 off every purchase over $500.







Lexus of Perth

The Lexus Corporate Program offers a range of benefits including preferential corporate pricing, complimentary standard log book servicing and much more.





Various member offers are available across a wide range of goods and services. Click the button below to view them all.


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