2017

AMC appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The Australian Medical Council (AMC), an independent national standards body for medical education and training, has appointed Mr Philip Pigou as its new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Pigou will join the AMC in January 2018 from his role as CEO of the Medical Council of New Zealand, succeeding Mr Ian Frank AM who will end his three-decade term at the helm of the AMC at the end of 2017.

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The Directors of the Australian Medical Council have accredited Macquarie University's new medical program until 31 March 2023.

The Australian Medical Council (AMC) is the national accreditation body for the medical profession. It has recently completed an accreditation assessment of the Macquarie University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences’ medical program.

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AMC welcomes constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Māori membership on its Council

The Australian Medical Council has amended its Constitution to create a designated position for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and a Māori member of the Council.

The AMC is an independent national standards body for medical education and training. It aims to ensure that standards of education, training and assessment of the medical profession promote and protect the health of the Australian community.

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The Directors of the Australian Medical Council confirm the accreditation of the University of Notre Dame Australia School of Medicine, Fremantle medical program until 31 March 2023

The Australian Medical Council (AMC) is the national accreditation body for the medical profession. It has recentlycompleted an accreditation assessment of the University of Notre Dame Australia School of Medicine Fremantle’s medical program.

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AMC Welcomes New Members and Directors

Following elections at the 30 November 2016 Annual General Meeting, the AMC welcomes new members and Directors. A full list of the AMC Principal Office Bearers and Directors is available here.

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