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AMSA seeks LGBTIQ health officer
Apr15

AMSA seeks LGBTIQ health officer

LAST UPDATED // Tuesday, 15 April 2014 13:58 Written by // Cec Busby

In January the Australian Medical Students Association (AMSA) passed a policy to provide better representation for LGBTIQ individuals in the community and student body. The result of the policy is  AMSA is now seeking to employ an LGBTIQ Health officer.

The new position of LGBTIQ Health Officer aims to improve education about LGBTIQ health in medical training, as well as visibility and representation of LGBTIQ medical students.

Accordingly the AMSA is looking for a passionate individual with strong advocacy skills to help promote LGBTIQ health and wellbeing.

The LGBTIQ Health Officer will work together with the Community and Wellbeing Officer on a range of tasks to improve LGBTIQ visibility, advocacy and education.

The role will involve:
Writing and coordinating the LGBTIQ module for the Sexual Health Short Course as part of AMSA Academy
Consult with national LGBTIQ health organisations to develop accessible and relevant resources on LGBTIQ health for medical students
Working with LGBTIQ health clubs and medical student representatives as a central point of contact.
Ensuring LGBTIQ medical students are represented within AMSA

If you’re interested in learning more about the position visit the amsa online.

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Cec Busby

Cec Busby

Cec Busby is the news editor of SX and GayNewsNetwork.com.au.

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