KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Improving healthcare for Australians from the coalface up

25 Oct 2023Healthcare
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Improving healthcare for Australians from the coalface up

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Improving healthcare for Australians from the coalface up

25 Oct 2023Healthcare
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  • Professor Steve Robson
    Professor Steve Robson
    President at AMA
    One of Australia’s most highly-qualified doctors, Professor Steve Robson has been practising medicine for 35 years. A Professor at the Australian National University Medical School, Steve works in both public and private practice in Canberra. Before training as a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist, Steve served as a Medical Officer in the Royal Australian Navy and has medals and a citation for war service. Trained in Australia, the UK, and Canada, Steve is a Fellow of learned colleges in the UK and the US, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. He was also President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Steve is one of the authors of the Oxford Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and has authored more than 200 research papers and articles and two other textbooks. Steve is passionate about equitable access to healthcare , the economics of preventive care, and the mental health and wellbeing of doctors. He holds two research doctorates and master’s degrees in public health and genetics. He is currently researching the effects of socioeconomics on access to healthcare. Steve has completed a Master’s degree in Health Economics. He is a member of the Economic Society of Australia, the Australian Health Economics Society, and the International Health Economics Association.

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