2017 WAMSS Exhibition & Alan Charter’s Prize

Congratulations to the all the participants in the 2017 WAMSS Exhibition Launch & Alan Charter's Prize Presentation.

The two winners can be seen below.
People's Choice prize: Katie Leiter with "Wrecks & Sunsets"

WAMSS Elective Photography prize: Priya Sladden with "Mums and Bubs"

Congratulations to the 2017 WAMSS Committee

Congratulations to the 2017 WAMSS Committee.

President – Rhiannon Hicks
Vice President (Internal) – Samantha White
Vice President (External) – Brian Wong
Treasurer – Dhanushke Fernando
Secretary – Marissa Loh

Education Officer – Shannon Marantelli
2nd Year Representative (Female) – Mudra Shah
2nd Year Representative (Male) – James Little
3rd Year Representative (Female) – Ruby Kirupananther
3rd Year Representative (Male) – Thomas Ikonomidis
4th Year Representative (Female) – Steph Collins
4th Year Representative (Male) – Alex Shivarev
International Officer - Ellen Huang

Social Representatives – Jess Perring, Gavin Huangfu & Bec Civil
Orientation Events Coordinators – Siyang Zhang & Ella Giudice
Medical Dinner Representatives – Vivien Hsu, Teesh Borcoski & Claudia Leslie
Allied Health Representative – Nikitha Boyapati

Sports Representatives – Benjamin Edland, Sarah Pearce, Renita Whittle & Jordan Korol

Lookout Representatives – Gary Zhang & Tim Hardy
Indigenous Representatives – Naomi Lloyd & Emma-Jane Hunt
Code Green Officers – Alison Wills & Marney Bon

Publications Representatives – Frances Rubzen, Tahlia Leggett & Myuri Gangaram
Marketing Officers – Jolyn Ng & Tiffany Too
Undergraduate Communications Officer – Charlie Lefroy

Academic Events Coordinators – Davaadorj Erdenebayar & Emily Tan
SGR Coordinators – Richard Goodheart, Melissa Simonds & Kris Capper

AMSA Representative – Emma McCormack
AMSA Junior Representative – Jessie Channell
Foundation Chair – Harry D'Souza
Website & IT Officer – Ben Palladino
Interhealth Chairs – Gary Lau & Jessica Piggott
Red Party Coordinators – Myuri Gangaram & Emma McCormack
SHMRC Convenor – Yael Friedland
WAMSS Mental Health Chairs – Saumya Rajgopai & Lipi Chakravorty
WAMSS Elective & Exchanges Officer – Jillien Loh

WAMSS Elections

WAMSS election season is now open. Over the next 6 weeks nominations, campaigning and voting for executive positions and general committee positions will occur.

For more information, including the official WAMSS Election Guidebook, visit www.wamss.org.au/elections.

2016 WAMSS Exhibition Launch & Alan Charter’s Prize Presentation

Congratulations to the all the participants in the 2016 WAMSS Exhibition Launch & Alan Charter's Prize Presentation.

The three winners can be seen below.
Merredith Cully with "Markilester"Markilester_Meredith Cully
Justin Sykes and "Abdominal Clinical Exam as Village Performance Piece"
Abdomenal Clinical Exam as village performance piece_Justin Sykes

Rebecca Long and "Pikini"Pikinini_Rebecca Long

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 your eligibility and to find out more about the trial, please contact:

Dr Jen Walsh                9346 1070             [email protected]

[This study has been approved by Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Human Research Ethics Committee, 2009-037]

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 on the commute to uni or hospital!

Simulated Learning Environments Research Grants 2016

The WA Clinical Training Network (WA CTN), with funding from the Commonwealth Department of Health’s Simulated Learning Environments (SLE) program, is currently offering research grants of up to $15,000, for short-term SLE research projects, targeting evidence-based research into efficacy, techniques, materials, marketing, implementation, management and other key simulated clinical learning issues.
An electronic copy of the completed application form must be submitted for assessment by 11am Monday 22 February 2016 to [email protected].  Late applications will not be accepted.
For more information please see the Application Instructions and Conditions of Entry
Can you please also send me the link so I can link to it from the bulletin.

Hardwiring a “True” Innovation Culture

With Mike Wagner, Executive Director of The Advisory Board Company. Thursday 3rd March 2016
The Institute for Health Leadership has made up to 10 places are available to UWA medical students to attend an evening masterclass with Mike Wagner. Mike is an engaging orator whose passion for health care improvement shines through. His use of real-world examples from health and industry to illustrate the principles of leading innovation will captivate you.
Please see the attached flier.
Please RSVP to [email protected] by Monday 22nd February, noting any special dietary requirements.

Macquarie University ePrescribing Study


Want to contribute to the design of effective e-prescribing systems?

We are seeking participants for our study evaluating a new e-prescribing system.

Help us test our system and receive 2 free movie vouchers.

Receive a certificate of participation, which you may choose to submit as part of your portfolio. As this is not officially endorsed by your university, your examiner will need to assess the value of your participation in this study.

Who: Medical student in the last two years of your degree, studying at an Australian university.

What: We will ask you to perform 9 prescribing scenarios using the e-prescribing system. This will take about 60 minutes.

When: The study is online and can be completed online at a time convenient to you.


 To participate or for more information: Go to http://quickmed.aihi.mq.edu.au


Macquarie University HREC 5201401029

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 2016. The event will also be open to both students and alumni of the university.

Applications are now open for two coordinators to oversee the event and will close 11:59pm Friday 20th November. Please find more information about the role below or download a copy of the application form.

All applications can be sent to [email protected]

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