Australasian Military Medicine Association is an independent, professional
scientific organisation of medical and allied health professionals.

About the Association

The Australian Military Medicine Association was established in May 1991, however, in October 2012 a resolution was approved to rename the Association the Australasian Military Medicine Association.

AMMA is an independent, professional scientific organisation of medical and allied health professionals with the objectives of:

• Promoting the study of military medicine
• Bringing together those with an interest in military medicine
• Disseminating knowledge of military medicine
• Publishing and distributing a journal in military medicine
• Promoting research in military medicine

Membership of the Association is open to doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, paramedics, human factors specialists, psychologists, psychiatrists and anyone with a professional interest in any of the disciplines of military health. The Association is totally independent of the Australian Defence Force, however there are strong connections with the Australian Defence Force Health Services Branch. read more »

AMMA News

Australia Day Honours

Congratulations to the following AMMA Members who received 2015 Australia Day Honours

Prof Bradley McCall AM – Member of the Order of Australia
CMDR Roy Beran AM – Member of the Order of Australia
LTCOL Elisabeth Barnett CSM – Conspicuous Service Medal

JMVH

The latest edition of JMVH, Vol 22 No 3 is now available (www.jmvh.org). Articles of interest include

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Title: Glimpses of future battlefieldmedicine – the proliferation of robotic surgeons and unmanned vehicles and technologies
Author: Gary Martinic

REVIEW ARTICLE
Title: Who Cares for the Carers? Literature review of the compassion fatigue and burnout in military health professionals
Authors: Kerry Clifford

 

Medical News

A Healthcare in Danger report compiles a complete set of practical measures read more »

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2014 AMMA Conference

Thank you to all of our delegates, sponsors and exhibitors.  The conference was a wonderful success.  Presentations have been uploaded on the delegates only page at www.amma.asn.au/amma2014.

2015 AMMA NZ Regional Symposium

AMMA will be holding a one day symposium on ballistics and combat facial trauma on Saturday 21 March 2015 at Trentham Military Camp, Wellington, New Zealand read more

2015 AMMA Conference

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We look forward to seeing you in Hobart this year at the Hotel Grand Chancellor from 9-11 October 2015.  Call for Papers will open in February 2015.
Click here for sponsorship prospectus.