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M E D I C U S

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Council

President

Dr Omar Khorshid

Immediate Past President

Dr Andrew Miller

Vice Presidents

Dr Mark Duncan-Smith

Dr David McCoubrie

Honorary Secretary

Dr Janice Bell

Assistant Honorary Secretary

Dr Marcus Tan

Honorary Treasurer

Dr David Mountain

Councillors

Division of General Practice (WA)

Dr Steve Wilson

Dr Simon Torvaldsen

Division of Specialty Practice

Dr Tony Ryan

Dr Stuart Salfinger

Division of Salaried and State

Government Service

Prof Leon Flicker

Ordinary Members

A/Prof Rosanna Capolingua

Dr Gordon Harloe

Dr Farhan Shahzad

Co-opted Members

Dr Ian Jenkins

Dr Tim Koh

Prof Gary Geelhoed

A/Prof Peter Maguire

Dr Martin Chapman

Prof Wendy Erber

Prof Jane Courtney

Prof William Hart

Dr Michael Page

Dr Chris Wilson

Ms Rhiannon Hicks

Mr Alex Wright

Mr Raphin Hossain

Dr Michael Gannon

Prof Mark Khangure

Prof Geoffrey Dobb

AMA (WA) Office

Executive Director

Mr Paul Boyatzis

Director: Industrial & Legal

Ms Marcia Kuhne

Executive Officers

Mr Michael Prendergast

Ms Josphine Auerbach

Mr Simon Bibby

Ms Mary Waldron

14 Stirling Highway

Nedlands WA 6009

(08) 9273 3000

mail@amawa.com.au www.amawa.com.au

Medicus

Editor and Director of

Communications

Mr Robert Reid

Deputy Editor

Ms Janine Martin

Advertising Inquiries

Phone Mr Des Michael (08) 9273 3000

Copy Submissions

Phone Ms Janine Martin (08) 9273 3009

or

janine.martin@amawa.com.au

Services

Business Services Manager

Ms Noelle Jones

Financial Services Manager

Mr John Gerrard

Medical Products Manager

Mr Anthony Boyatzis

Health Training

Australia Manager

Mr Jan Norberger

The publication of an advertisement,

article or inclusion of an insert does not

imply endorsement by the AMA (WA) of

the views, service or product in question,

and neither the AMA (WA) nor its agents

will have any liability for any information

contained therein.

JUNE 2017

REGULARS

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President’s Desk

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From the Editor

04

Industrial

04

News

09

Soapbox:

A/Prof David Mountain

10

Feature:

AMA (WA) AGM

12

Feature:

Hospital Health Check

16

Event:

President’s Cocktail Function

18

Cover Story:

Lights, Camera, AMA Action

27

Opinion:

Dr Simon Torvaldsen

28

AMA in the Media

30

Feature:

AMA National Conference

34

Comment:

Dr Christine Reid

37

Technology

39

Opinion:

Alex Wright

40

Beyond Borders

43

AMA Medical Products

44

Feature:

Intern’s Oath

47

Drive

49

Food

50

Member Benefits & On the Town

52

Classifieds:

Professional

Appointments, Positions Vacant,

Rooms for Sale/Lease

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Greensheet

18

Dr Omar Khorshid takes the top job at AMA (WA) Lights, Camera, AMA Action AMA (WA) AGM Orthopod elected to serve as President President’s Cocktail Function Retiring President Dr Andrew Miller bids farewell 10 16

FEATURES

12 30 Hospital Health Check The results are in – see how the major hospitals fared AMA National Conference AMA (WA) wins three of the four major awards