Our Council

The AMA (WA) Council is the advocacy and policy-making body of the Association

AMA (WA) Council

The Australian Medical Association (WA) Council is the advocacy and policy-making body of the Association. Councillors represent the views of Specialty Groups, Practice Groups and the medical profession as a whole, playing an influential role in the decision-making process. The AMA (WA) Council leads health system policy development in WA, and is responsible for guiding the AMA (WA)’s sustained political engagement and advocacy activities.

You can contact your AMA (WA) Council representative or an AMA (WA) office bearer to provide feedback or suggestions for AMA (WA) Council to consider.

The AMA (WA) Council is composed of:

Dr Andrew Miller

AMA (WA) President

Dr Omar Khorshid

Immediate Past President

Dr David McCoubrie

Vice President

Dr Mark Duncan-Smith

Vice President

Federal AMA Councillors

Clinical Associate Professor David Mountain

Federal AMA Councillor

Adjunct Professor Janice Bell

Federal AMA Councillor

Professor Mark Khangure

Federal AMA Councillor

Dr Andrew Miller

Federal AMA Councillor

Dr Omar Khorshid

Federal AMA Councillor

Dr Mark Duncan-Smith

Federal AMA Councillor

Specialty Group Representatives

Dr Celine Baber

Anaesthetics Representative

Dr Alison Soerensen

General Practitioner Representative

Dr Luke McGuinn

Obstetricians and Gynaecologist Representative

Dr Gordon Harloe

Pathologist Representative

Dr Helen McGowan

Psychiatrist Representative

Dr Tony Ryan

Physician Representative

Professor Mark Khangure

Radiologist Representative

Dr Brigid Corrigan

Surgeon Representative

Dr Anita Tandon

Ophthalmologist Representative

Dr Anne Halbert

Dermatologist Representative

Dr Cassandra Host

Emergency Physician Representative

Dr Dror Maor

Orthopaedic Surgeon Representative

Vacant

Paediatrician Representative

Practice Group Chairpersons

Dr David McCoubrie

Public Hospital Doctors Representative

Dr Megge Beacroft

Doctors in Training Representative

Associate Professor Peter Maguire

Rural Doctors Representative

Vacant

Private Specialist Practice Representative

Dr Simon Torvaldsen

General Practice Representative

Ordinary Council Members

Dr Michael Gannon

Ordinary Council Member

Dr Katharine Noonan

Ordinary Council Member

Dr Rebecca Wood

Ordinary Council Member

Co-Opted Council Members

Professor Brendan McQuillan

Dean - Faculty of Medicine/Dentistry UWA

Professor Sandra Eades

Dean – Curtin Medical School

Associate Professor Rosanna Capolingua

Co-Opted Council Member

Dr Marcus Tan

Co-Opted Council Member

Dr Michael Page

Co-Opted Council Member

Professor Leon Flicker AO

Co-Opted Council Member

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