Vicdoc is AMA Victoria’s member magazine. It contains news and in-depth analysis on issues affecting the medical profession in Victoria.
Delivered digitally every quarter, members can stay informed on lobbying and policy developments, industrial relations, employment concerns and medico-legal matters. Vicdoc also offers features stories on individual doctors and news on developments in medicine from Victoria’s research organisations.
With Vicdoc, members can contribute to debates, raise issues of importance and share their opinions.
The Spring 2023 VICDOC magazine is now online for you to access at the click of a button.
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Some of the features you might enjoy in this edition include:
On Digital Health
Reflections from thought leaders on digital healthcare, data security and how digital technology is shaping future healthcare.
Class action win for Victorian junior doctors
In a groundbreaking class action victory set to expose the excessive unpaid hours of junior doctors in our hospitals, health services across Victoria must now face the prospect of paying millions of dollars for wage theft.
Insights into how data has shaped the national medical workforce strategy.
The rise of the Google Doc
Monique Wisnewski ponders the pros and cons of online learning and what impact being part of the 'Google Doc generation' is going to have on today's medical students.
Can AI improve doctor-patient connection?
Two Victorian doctors and AMA members have developed and released the world's first AI-driven consultation app, ConsultNote.ai, and hope it will usher in a new era of improved connection with patients for doctors - and doctors with patients.
Switched on: facilitating women's involvement in digital health
The 2023 Australasian Institute of Digital Health's Women in Digital Health (WIDH) Leadership program wrapped at the end of August. We asked one of the program's six mentors, A/Prof Magdalena Simonis, about digital health and why it's important to nurture women's involvement in the field.
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If you've done something significant in the medical world, know someone who has, or if you simply have an idea for a story, let us know. AMA Victoria accepts proposals for articles from individuals and organisations. These are assessed according to our editorial guidelines.
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