Wear odd socks to support doctors’ mental health
Today, staff at AMA Victoria will show their support for doctors experiencing mental illness by wearing crazy socks.
AMA Victoria says penalties must be enforced for violence against healthcare workers
AMA Victoria wishes to convey its profound disappointment in the sentence handed to two individuals who attacked paramedics in 2016.
AMA Summit to combat bullying, discrimination and harassment within the medical profession
This Saturday, AMA Victoria is holding a Summit to combat the serious issue that is confronting the medical profession: bullying, discrimination and harassment.
Assistance for Doctors
AMA Victoria offers a wide range of services that assist doctors facing personal or professional challenges.
DiT Mentoring Program
The aim of the AMA Victoria Doctors in Training (DiT) mentoring program is to provide a supportive and safe format for DiTs to consider and discuss career and professional development opportunities and challenges by engaging with a more experienced doctor who has skills in mentoring.
First Response is a free, confidential telephone support service for all Victorian doctors who may be facing workplace bullying, discrimination or harassment.
Victorian Doctors Health Program
AMA Victoria jointly founded the Victorian Doctors Health Program (VDHP) with the Medical Registration Board of Victoria and continues to actively support its operations.
Peer Visitor Program
This program aims to provide companionship to retired elderly doctors, who may be isolated or living in residential aged care.
Doctor Support Service
The aim of the AMA Victoria Doctor Support Service is to assist a doctor in distress by providing ongoing confidential practical support from a trained support person who is also a medical practitioner.