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 Dr Ira van der Steenstraten (QMWS President)

QMWS 2023 President’s Chat with Jack Graham

Welcome to the fifth ‘President’s Chat’ of the Queensland Medical Women’s Society (QMWS)! Today’s guest is Jack Graham, final year medical student and recipient of the Catherine Thorp-Cramb Prize in Doctors’ Mental Health.

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 Natasha Abeysekera

2023 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Recipients

The Purple Bush Medicine Leaves Bursary Program was established as part of the QMWS commitment to the reconciliation and the Makarrata Commission, to encourage and empower female medical Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates and students as they further their medical career and/or leadership aspirations. QMWS is excited to celebrate the 2023 Purple Bush Medicine Leaves recipients – Dr Alicia Veasey, Dr Julia-Rose Satre, Ms Megan Shuttleworth & Ms Natalie Gordon.

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 Natasha Abeysekera

QMWS Walk & Talk : Mentor Mixer Recap

Thank you to all those who attended the second QMWS ‘Mentor Mixer’. Special thanks to our amazing mentors; Dr Ira van der Steenstraten, Dr Maria Bolton, Dr Jennifer Schafer, Dr Donya Sabet, Dr Kathryn Mainston, Dr Teresa Nano, Dr Lydia Pitcher, Dr Susan Petrie and Dr Kim Skuce. We cannot wait to see you at the next Mentor Mixer!! Stay tuned via our website and social media for more details.

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Upcoming Events
 Natasha Abeysekera

AFMW 2023 Annual General Meeting

You are warmly invited to the next AFMW Annual General Meeting for the triennium which will be held in person at the Kathleen Syme Library and Community Centre, Melbourne (and via Zoom), Saturday 18 November 2023.

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