Seeking nominations for AMACDT Deputy Co-Chairs

8 Apr 2020

To all AMA Doctor in Training members, 


The terms of the current Deputy Co-Chairs will come to a close as of end of May 2020. 


Interested AMA Doctor in Training members are therefore invited to submit a nomination for the two (2) positions of: 


Deputy Co-Chairs - AMA Council of Doctors in Training 


These positions are open to AMA Doctor in Training members, and are for a two year period from end of May 2020 until end of May 2022. 


The Deputy Co-Chair positions support the work of the Chair of the AMACDT so that the AMA is able to participate effectively in a wide range of forums and activities relevant to the interests of doctors in training.  


In considering candidates for these positions, the following criteria will be taken into account: 

  • availability of the nominees to represent the AMA in a wide of range of forums and activities, 
  • previous participation of the nominees in AMA committees at state or federal level, 
  • previous participation in other medico-political organisations,  
  • leadership, collaboration and/or contribution in one or more the following areas: 
    • workforce, medical education and training 
    • doctors health, wellbeing and safety
    • member engagement and communication 
    • equity, inclusion and diversity  
    • public health 
    • e-health. 


Interested members are invited to submit an expression of interest addressing the criteria, and current CV in support of their nomination, Sally Cross, Federal AMA, General Practice and Workplace Policy at . The expression of interest should be no longer than two pages. 


Nominations will close at 5.00pm on Friday 24 April 2020. 


Following this, AMACDT will consider nominations for a decision at its meeting on 2 May 2020.  


Questions about these positions, AMACDT governance arrangements and operation can be referred to Dr Hash Abdeen, Chair, AMACDT, at