Experienced Health Campaigner New AMA Secretary General

10 Jul 2019

The Federal AMA has appointed Dr Martin Laverty as its new Secretary General. Dr Laverty’s appointment follows an extensive search for an experienced health executive.

“The AMA Board has chosen a Chief Executive with advocacy and deep health policy experience, a background in working behind the scenes with Ministers and Departments, and a strong track record in campaigning for national health reform,” Dr Bartone said.

“With a PhD in Governance, Dr Laverty has built a reputation as a strategic campaigner and a collaborative leader of Canberra-based advocacy organisations and teams.

“Promoting organisational capability and ensuring appropriate resourcing will remain crucial in the AMA retaining its strategic leadership in health advocacy,” Dr Laverty said.

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