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Committees, Sections and Groups


Sections and Sections and special interest groups provide AMA Victoria members with the opportunity to participate in a range of activities relating to their specific medical practice interest. For more information on our Sections and Special Interest Groups, view the following list or contact us on (03) 9280 8722 or amavic@amavic.com.au

Section of Medico-Legal

This section consists of a group of doctors who do WorkCover, TAC and medico legal work. 

Meeting Information:

Women in Medicine special interest group

The Women in Medicine special interest group is an avenue for female doctors and medical students from across Victoria to network with colleagues and address issues of mutual concern. Women in Medicine group events regularly feature eminent female medical practitioners who talk about their careers in medicine.

If you would like to be involved in organising the Women in Medicine events, the group is always looking for volunteers to assist with:

International Medical Graduates special interest group

The AMA Victoria IMG Special Interest Group acts to promote the interest of international medical graduates and overseas trained doctors.  
The group: 

Section of General Practice

The AMA Victoria Section of General Practice acts for and represents all Victorian General Practitioners in matters of mutual interest at state and national level. The Section:

Retired Doctors special interest group

The Retired Doctors Special Interest Group meets regularly to discuss the needs of the sector and to establish social and networking opportunities for retired doctors. Social luncheons are held four times a year with topical guest speakers presenting on current and relevant issues affecting retired doctors.

Section of Psychiatry

The Section of Psychiatry committee meets once a month at AMA House and is chaired by Dr William Pring.

The committee discusses current issues experienced by themselves or their colleagues working in the craft group at all levels. The Section is also called upon for feedback on important issues like the recent Mental Health Act. The committee is elected once a year at the annual AGM Dinner, but expressions of interest to attend meetings are welcome at any time.

The Section of Psychiatry meets at AMA House on the second Monday of each alternate month.

AMA Victoria Heritage and Archives Committee

AMA Victoria holds an extensive archives collection, dating back to its earliest years of establishment, in the mid 19th Century. The AMA Victoria Heritage & Archives Committee was established in 2009 to oversee the Archives Management Program and associated projects. The archives currently held by AMA Victoria include records created by officers and staff of AMA Victoria, and records received from members, government officers, other organisations and members of the public.

The archives comprise:

The archives project team, which is made up of a small group of volunteers who have been working tirelessly on the cataloguing, archiving and conservation of historical records and memorabilia, are always looking for more volunteers. To find out more about becoming involved, contact AMA Victoria on 03 9280 8722 or email amavic@amavic.com.au.

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