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Medical Deans advocates for sustainable and robust mechanisms to support health, medical education, training and research and works in collaboration with key organisations to develop policies relating to standards of medical education; medical education and training; and workforce shortages.

Medical Deans contributes to the following committees.

Committee Medical Deans Representative
AFMC Planning Committee for the International Congress on Academic Medicine  Professor Kirsty Forrest (term ends 2023)
AHPRA Education Provider Reference Group  Professor Michelle Leech
AMC Council Member Professor Richard Murray
AMC Medical Schools Accreditation Committee (MedSAC) Professor Gary Rogers (term ends Nov 2023)

Professor Inam Haq (term ends Nov 2024)

AMC Pre-Vocational Accreditation Committee (PreVAC)

AMC Specialist Education Accreditation Committee (SEAC)

Professor Stuart Carney (term ends 2024)

Professor Mark Gladman (term ends 2024)

AMC Pre-Vocational Framework Review – Stakeholder Reference Group 

AMC Pre-Vocational Framework Review – e-Portfolio specifications subgroup

AMC Medical Schools Standards Review Working Group

Professor Stuart Carney (term ends 2024)


Professor Jane Bleasel

Professor Kirsty Forrest

Council of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC) Professor Richard Murray (in role as President)

Ms Helen Craig

Group of Eight – Deans of Medical Schools’ liaison Professor Richard Murray (in role as President)

Ms Helen Craig

Heart Research Institute (HRI) Board Professor Andrew Boyle (term ends Apr 2024)
Independent Hospitals Pricing Authority (IHPA) Stakeholder Advisory Committee Ms Helen Craig
DOH Intellectual Disability Education and Training Expert Advisory Group Professor Graeme Maguire (term ends Dec 2023)
DOH Medical Workforce Reform Advisory Committee (MWRAC)

DOH National Medical Workforce Strategy Advisory Committee

Professor Richard Murray (in role as President)

Professor Richard Murray (invited by DOH)

International Council for Disability Inclusion in Medical Education Dr Lise Mogensen (nominated by MDANZ) (term ends 2024)
AHPRA Medical Training Survey Consultative Forum Professor Stuart Carney
DOH Quality Use of Pathology Committee Professor Peter Smith (term ends 2025)
DOH Stakeholder Reference Group for the evaluation of the Stronger Rural Health Strategy Professor Richard Murray (term ends Nov 2022)
The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons/Medical Deans Clinical Academic Pathways Working Group Ms Helen Craig
Universities Australia: Health Professions Education Standing Group  Ms Helen Craig