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Four Tasmanian doctors inducted into AMA Roll of Fellows 2020

 

Seven Australian doctors have been recognised for their service and have been inducted into the Australian Medical Association (AMA) Roll of Fellows for 2020. In a major achievement for our state, four of the seven new inductees are from Tasmania, including AMA Tasmania President Dr Helen McArdle. Listen as Dr McArdle joins Martin Agatyn on Tasmania Talks this morning to discuss the awards, and this significant achievement for our state.
 

4 AUG 2020

Seven doctors recognised for outstanding service to the medical profession and AMA

 

AMA Roll of Fellows 2020

Two current State AMA Presidents, two past State Presidents, the Medical Journal of Australia editor, and a married couple have been inducted into the AMA Roll of Fellows today, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to medicine, the medical profession, and the AMA.

Four of the seven are from Tasmania – a major achievement for the island State.

The new inductees are:

2 AUG 2020

AMA Tasmania boss talks COVID-19 vaccines, borders, testing

 

AMA Tasmania boss talks COVID-19 vaccines, borders, testing 13 July 2020 Australian researchers have reportedly experienced breakthroughs in regards to a possible COVID-19 vaccine. Listen as Dr Helen McArdle, President of AMA Tasmania, joins Aaron Stevens to discuss the possibility of a vaccine, the Premier's decision to delay the reopening of our borders, and people failing to get their cold and flu symptoms tested for coronavirus.

13 JUL 2020

Don't self-diagnose this flu season and get tested for COVID-19, says AMA Tasmania boss

 

As cold and flu season fast approaches, AMA Tasmania is urging Tasmanians not to ‘self-diagnose’ their symptoms and get tested for COVID-19. In 1 in 5 cases of COVID-19, patients are essentially asymptomatic, so what may seem like a normal cold, could in fact be coronavirus.

Listen as Professor John Burgess, President of AMA Tasmania, joins Aaron Stevens to discuss this and update on the current COVID-19 situation.

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15 JUN 2020