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Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine


Dr Lynne Wray

Welcome to the AChSHM homepage

The President of the AChSHM is Dr Lynne Wray FAChSHM.

Lynne has made a significant contribution to the College and Chapter since 2005, in particular as the Chapter’s Education Committee Chair from 2010 to 2012.  She is a Conjoint Lecturer with the School of Women's & Children's Health at the University of New South Wales, and a Senior Staff Specialist and Clinical Services Manager at Sydney Hospital’s Sydney Sexual Health Centre.

Contact details

Education Officer (training related enquiries)
Ph: +61 2 9256 9669

Executive Officer (all other enquiries)
Ph: +61 2 9256 5484


News for the Chapter 


Great Sexpectations: Annual Scientific Meeting 2015 - Postponed

Due to the number of sexual health meetings that are being convened around the timing of Sydney’s Mardi Gras in March, the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine’s Great Sexpectations Annual Scientific Meeting has been postponed. This will ensure as many delegates as possible are free to attend and make the most of the stimulating scientific program the annual AChSHM meeting offers.
We are currently assessing the best month to reschedule the meeting, and look forward to providing you with an update in due course.

EOI:  President-Elect, Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine

Expressions of Interest are sought from current Fellows of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine for the position of President-Elect.

The purpose of the Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM) is to:

  1. support the professional careers of Fellows and Trainees of the Chapter;
  2. work with other relevant appropriate College Bodies and staff in relation to education, training and assessment of Trainees; education, continuing professional development and quality performance of Fellows; policy and advocacy; assessment of overseas trained professionals; research; and workforce issues, as they relate to Sexual Health Medicine;
  3. promote and advance the body of knowledge of Sexual Health Medicine; and
  4. act as an authoritative source of advice within the College in connection with Sexual Health Medicine.

The AChSHM also has a strong advocacy role within the College and regularly advises on issues in Sexual Health Medicine and other related community health matters in Australia and New Zealand.

The President-Elect reports to the AChSHM 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 AChSHM President in their duties, which include:

  • chairing Chapter Committee meetings in the absence of the Chapter President
  • attending meetings of the AMD Council in the absence of the Chapter President
  • assisting in ensuring that all Chapter Sub-Committees and working groups work proactively and harmoniously
  • assisting in ensuring that the Chapter works productively with all College departments
  • assisting in maintaining the Chapter's relationships with all relevant Specialty Societies

The President-Elect will be required to participate in all meetings of the Chapter Committee, whcih may include two face-to-face meetings and two teleconferences annually.

The term for 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 All EOI forms must be received by COB Friday 13 February.

AChSHM President-Elect - EOI Form

AChSHM President-Elect - Position Description