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e-DiT is a monthly publication of the National Doctors-in-Training Network. The AMA's National Doctors-in-Training (DiT) Network keeps members up to date on developments affecting doctors in training. The DiT network utilises internet technology to link doctors together on a national basis to facilitate the rapid exchange of views and information on issues of concern to DiTs throughout Australia.

Developing a standards to support the psychological health and safety of doctors

07 Aug 2017
Health Minister Greg Hunt has asked the AMA, the Black Dog Institute (BDI), Orygen, United Synergies and the Hunter Institute of Mental Health to progress the...

AMA opposes Macquarie Uni full fee paying medical school places

07 Aug 2017
The AMA continues to oppose Macquarie University's plan to establish a full fee paying medical school in 2018. The AMA wrote to the Assistant Minister for...

“The light inside has broken but I still work…”

07 Aug 2017
Related to the AMA Safe hours audit and the work the AMA is doing on doctors’ health and wellbeing is a series of recent articles in the British Medical...

AMACDT meets in Canberra in July

07 Aug 2017
The AMA Council of Doctors in Training met in Canberra from 15-16 July 2017. The meeting was attended by more than 20 AMA doctor in training members and...

AMA calls out discrimination of female doctors as unacceptable

07 Aug 2017
In an interview with ABC Radio in July, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon came out strongly against female doctors being asked in job interviews about their...

AMSA concerned at high prevalence of sexual harassment and assault at Australian universities

07 Aug 2017
The Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) is concerned by the results of the Respect. Now. Always National university student survey that has...

How easy is it to fulfil your obligations under the MRBS scheme?

07 Aug 2017
Despite many Medical Rural Bonded Scholarship (MRBS) scheme doctors being willing to complete their return of service obligations in a rural area, anecdotal...

AMA submission calls for reform to after-hours arrangements

07 Aug 2017
The AMAs submission to the MBS review includes a call for a broader package of reforms to Medical Deputising Services (MDS) arrangements to ensure high quality...

What’s new in MJA Insight

07 Aug 2017
MJA Insight often tackles issues of relevance to doctors in training, most recently Doctor training: in praise of difficult conversations, Unconscious bias and...

Mandatory reporting under the spotlight at AMA NatCon

07 Jun 2017
The end of May saw the hosting of this year’s AMA National Conference in Melbourne where easily the biggest interest for doctors in training was the focus on...


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