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Prioritise Doctor Training in Election Health Promises: AMSA

Training the medical workforce should be a key component of health policies of both major parties in the leadup to the Victorian state//election, according to the Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA). ‘Workforce problems do not end with the opening of new medical schools and teachin...

ReachMD, LLC Announces New Strategic Partnership With The American Medical Student Association

...lthcare in America." ReachMD XM 157 will provide amsa with the ideal and most direct broadcast platform ...dents, residents, interns and fellows. This fall amsa will launch a new show on ReachMD XM 157 called "R...in-training in the United States. Founded in 1950, amsa is a student-governed, non-profit organization com...

AMSA PharmFree Scorecard Grades U.S. Medical Schools on Conflict-of-Interest Policies; Only 7 Receive an 'A'

...g policies (those graded A or B), according to the amsa PharmFree Scorecard released today. amsa collaborated with The Prescription Project, an ind... evaluates each school's policies in 11 areas. The amsa PharmFree Scorecard (http://www.amsascorecard.org...

AMSA Annual Convention: Largest Gathering of Medical Students Celebrates 58 Years of Student Activism

...Pre-Conference Symposium On Wednesday, March 12, amsa will host an all-day conference on health effects ...n Members of the media are welcome to attend any amsa convention event. Media must check in at the amsa registration booth for complimentary press credent...

Coalition Urges Congress to Increase Funding for National Health Service Corps

...tional president of AMSA. "More than 35 years ago, amsa was instrumental in the establishment of the NHSC ...s most vulnerable communities." "I'm pleased that amsa has endorsed my effort to renew and expand the Nat...in-training in the United States. Founded in 1950, amsa is a student-governed, non-profit organization com...

Medical Education in General Practice: A Way Forward

... With the rapid increase in medical student numbers, we are running the risk of overloading the training capabilities of the public hospital system, amsa National President, Mr Rob Mitchell said. General practice is the cornerstone of the Australian healthcare system, and at present we are conte...

AMSA Hosts Largest Medical Student Conference in Southern Hemisphere

... Held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, the amsa National Convention boasts an academic program sec...leading our country in medicine and politics, said amsa President, Mr Rob Mitchell. The media are ...including Dr. Sally Cockburn, Dr. Helen Caldicott, amsa National President Mr. Rob Mitchell and...

AMSA Launches General Practice Student Network

...rnessing the interest of medical students, and inspiring them to learn more about what this valuable specialty has to offer. Mr. Joe Rotella, amsa National Coordinator and fifth-year medical student, will be the inaugural chair of the Network. I am delighted in the strong interest that has alread...

AMSA Launches General Practice Student Network

...arnessing the interest of medical students, and inspiring them to learn more about what this valuable specialty has to offer.” Mr. Joe Rotella, amsa National Coordinator and fifth-year medical student, will be the inaugural chair of the Network. “I am delighted in the strong interest that has alrea...

AMSA Hosts International Health Conference

...travel to Perth on March 7 for the commencement of the biannual conference. amsa is honoured to be hosting such a premier event, held last year in Santiago,... involved in the process of advancing health in the developing world,” says amsa President, Rob Mitchell. “This is a unique opportunity for Australia’...
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