Student News

FOOTPRINTS: A Leadership Development Workshop

May 1st 2016 “One who walks in anothers tracks leaves no footprints…” Footprints, the MSAND and WAMSS joint Leadership Development Workshop is back in 2016. Come and be inspired to leave your own footprints – the wards, the battlefields, the laboratory, out bush, to moon: where will you leave yours? Join us for a prompt […]

Volunteers Needed for Research Project

We are seeking volunteers to participate in a study investigating the effect of two different sedative drugs on pharyngeal collapsibility. Healthy, non-smoking volunteers would need to attend two sessions at QEII (Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital) on two separate days (Thursdays only) during which the sedatives will be administered and measurements will be made. To determine […]

Humerus Hacks

Humerus Hacks – Final year medical students attempt to liven up med school with mnemonics, banter and ridiculous ways to remember all the things in a free podcast! For all ages and stages, on a range of topics – this is a great way to keep some of the trickier medical factoids in your head […]

Subcommittee Applications Now Open!

Applications are now open to join one of the many WAMSS subcommittees. This is your opportunity to get involved with your medical student society, and to make changes that you want to see happen. Applications close 11:59pm 1st March 2016. Positions are available on the following committees: WAMSS Foundation Red Party Students in Health and […]

National Leadership Development Seminar

What: NLDS When: 22nd to 26th May Applications: Open from 9am 12th Feb to 11:59pm 11th March – selection criteria to be released with the first round of speaker announcements at 9am on the 12th. Website: Facebook page: The National Leadership Development Seminar (NLDS) held each year in the political heart of Australia, Canberra, is […]

SHMRC Sub-Committee Applications Now Open!

It’s the time of the year when we are looking for people to join the Students in Health and Medical Research Conference committee. The conference is usually held around September and is a fantastic opportunity for students to present their research projects. If you like research and/or organising great events , then follow the link […]

Applications open for WAMSS 70th Birthday Coordinators!

WAMSS first met on 19th March 1946 (predating the UWA Faculty of Medicine itself) and has provided representation, education and entertainment for med students at UWA for nearly 70 years. As the society turns 70 next year, we’ll be celebrating it’s contributions to student life and the uni experience with an event on the 19th March […]

WAMSS Notes links temporarily offline

Uh oh! Looks like you’ve all been studying too hard. Dropbox has taken down our link to the students notes because of too much traffic! Well, at least you now have you’re excuse for procrastination! =) We should have them back online by the end of Sunday. Sorry about the inconvenience!

2015 Best Faculty Society Award Submission

On your behalf, the WAMSS Executive has had the wonderful honour of nominating WAMSS for the Best Faculty Society at UWA Award 2015. We would like to thank every student who has participated in WAMSS this year, be it as attendees at any of our academic or social events, volunteers with our many projects and initiatives, […]

2016 WAMSS positions open for application!

Applications for a number of positions on WAMSS have opened – Foundation Chair, SHMRC Convenor, Website & IT Officer, Electives and Exchanges Officer, and AMSA Junior Representative. The closing date for all applications is 11.59pm, 11th October. All applications can be sent to [email protected] Foundation Chair, 2016 Applications for WAMSS Foundation Chair 2016 are now […]