Women in Medicine Breakfast - Brisbane

Women in Medicine Breakfast - Brisbane



Event Date



Waters Edge
Level 2/39 Hercules St, Hamilton QLD 4007


7am:  Registration
7am - 7.45am:  Networking
7.45am - 9am:  Keynote speaker and panel session
9am - 10am:  Optional networking

  • Student/DIT: $77
  • Member: $82.50
  • Non-member: $93.50
  • Student/DIT - table of 10: $717
  • Member table of 10: $770
  • Non-Member - table of 10: $880
  • VIP breakfast table sponsor - table of 10: $2,500

Inclusions for sponsored table:
(VIP breakfast table sponsor - table of 10: $2,500)

  • Logo placement in the event program on each table. 
  • Acknowledgement as table sponsor on marketing materials produced for the event such as event web page, emails and social media.
  • 10 tickets to the event.
  • Opportunity to donate a prize for event to help raise money for the AMA Queensland Foundation.
  • 2 x banners displayed at the event (provided by sponsor).
  • Opportunity to provide content for the post conference email such as PDF brochures, flyers, special offers and web links.


Ticket sales have closed. If you wish to attend please contact registrations@amaq.com.au to request to go on the waitlist.

Who should attend
  • All doctors
  • Medical Students
  • Interested stakeholders
  • Medical professionals and friends 

Why should you attend

Medical and health professionals who:

  • are interested in mentoring or finding a mentor
  • want learn from our expert speakers and attendees
  • are looking to be inspired by the outstanding work of women in medicine
  • want to support and celebrate their colleagues, both on stage and in the audience.

Not a member?

Women in Medicine Breakfast - Brisbane

Women in Medicine Breakfast - Brisbane 

Join us for an uplifting morning of support, education and networking. This event is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year as it is an opportunity to celebrate the incredible work of our female doctors and the amazing impact they make in the health care sector. 

This year, our Women in Medicine Breakfast topic is mentoring. There will also be a raffle with amazing prizes so be sure to buy your tickets now to make sure you're in the running. 

Grab your colleagues and catch up with friends as you learn the fundamentals of mentoring while enjoying a wonderful breakfast. 

Check back regularly for program and speaker updates. 

Ticket sales have closed. If you wish to attend please contact registrations@amaq.com.au to request to go on the waitlist.


  • This year our Women in Medicine Breakfast topic is mentoring. 
  • Grab your colleagues and catch up with friends as you learn the fundamentals of mentoring while enjoying a wonderful breakfast.


Cutcher & Neale Accounting and Financial Services Doctors' Health Fund Hillhouse Legal Partners
MDA National AMA Queensland Foundation Doctors’ Health in Queensland
Family Doctor Plus Growlife Healthscope
JCU Northern Queensland Regional Training Hubs Prescribe Practice Management Queensland Medical Women's Society
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Wine Direct  
Dr Jennifer Schafer

Dr Jennifer Schafer

Dr Jennifer Schafer is general practitioner, with experience in medical education, clinical research, medical media and NFP governance. As a self-confessed multitasker, she combines her clinical roles with her work as the Medical Director for Doctors’ Health in Qld; Director, Arthritis Qld; Deputy Chair, Brisbane North Primary Health Network; Management Committee, Brisbane Local Medical Association; and Patron for the University of Qld Medical Society. 

Dr Maria Boulton

Panel host
Dr Maria Boulton

Dr Maria Boulton is an industry leader, GP specialist, business owner, media commentator and public speaker. With two decades’ experience in private practice and hospitals in Brisbane and regional Queensland, she drives state and national medical policy as President of AMA Queensland. She is a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and a graduate and member of Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Dr Ira Van Der Steetnstraten

Dr Ira Van Der Steenstraten

Dr van der Steenstraten was born in The Netherlands where she trained as a psychiatrist, psychotherapist, and systems/family therapist. She has over 30 years of professional experience and worked in a variety of medical and therapeutic settings as a consultant psychiatrist. She is the founder and director of Breeze Life Coaching and Vitae Wellbeing Leadership, specialising in personal and professional wellbeing and leadership. She is the current President of the Queensland Medical Women's Society (QMWS).

Alisha Tang

Alisha Tang

Alisha is a final year medical student at the University of Queensland and has been actively involved in student advocacy for several years. She is the current sponsorship officer for the University of Queensland Medical Society (UQMS) and Supporting Women in Medicine (SWIM) student groups, as well as Vice-Chair Education of Incision, the surgical arm of UQMS. On a statewide level, she is also the current secretary of the QLD Medical Students Council (QLDMSC).  

Heidi Cooper

Heidi Cooper

Heidi Cooper is the CEO of Business Chamber Queensland and is committed to driving Queensland’s strategic growth. With over 20 years’ experience in corporate affairs, law and public policy, Heidi has successfully driven strategies for major ASX companies and industry bodies with strong growth agendas and significant customer and community relationships.   

Daniele Doyle

Daniele Doyle

Daniele is an experience health executive, with over 25 years’ experience in leading private and public hospitals in Queensland. Throughout her career, she has exhibited exceptional transformational leadership, driving responsive change to ensure the sustainability and prosperity of the hospitals she has led.