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The AChPM President is Clin Prof Douglas Bridge FRACP FAChPM.
Doug trained as a general physician and in tropical medicine, and has helped pioneer the development of Palliative Care in Australia and Asia. He has been involved in the development and delivery of the specialist training program since its inception in 1990. Doug is a Clinical Professor in the Medical School, and was the Head of the Palliative Care Service at Royal Perth Hospital from 1993 to 2013.
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Expressions of Interest are sought from current Fellows of the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine for the position of President-Elect.
The purpose of the Australasian Chapter of Palliative Medicine (AChPM) is to:
The AChPM has a strong advocacy role within the College and regularly advises on issues in Palliative Medicine and other related community health matters in Australia and New Zealand.
The President-Elect reports to the AChPM President, who is accountable to the President of the Adult Medicine Division (AMD) for the operations of the Chapter.
The President-Elect will assist the AChPM President in their duties, which include:
The President-Elect will be required to participate in all meetings of the Chapter Committee, which include two face-to-face meetings and two teleconferences annually.
The term of the President-Elect will commence immediately following the confirmation of their appointment and will continue until the 2016 RACP Annual General Meeting. After this time the President-Elect will commence their term as Chapter President until May 2018.
To submit an Expression of Interest please send a completed EOI form along with an EOI statement of no more than 500 words outlining your interest in the position with a brief CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. All EOI forms must be received by COB Friday, 13 February.