Hello medical student.
Guess what? Your health and wellbeing is important, and your time in medical school can get pretty stressful. Chances are you already knew that, but we want to give you a hand in doing something about it.
AMSA wants to make sure you stay healthy throughout your time as a medical student (and afterwards!) – on this page you’ll find a number of resources to assist you in maintaing your health and wellbeing.
AMSA Wellbeing Initiatives:
- AMSA Fact Sheet: Medical Student Wellbeing
Get the low-down on this “Wellbeing” buzzword, with this newly released AMSA Fact Sheet
- Keeping Your Grass Greener – the wellbeing guide for medical students
BRAND NEW in 2011! Keeping Your Grass Greener was developed by AMSA in conjuction with the NZMSA to assist medical students to maintain their health and wellbeing throughout their time at medical school.
- Get-A-GP Campaign
Under Expansion in 2012
One of the most important things you can do for your wellbeing is to get your own GP. AMSA’s Get-A-GP database contains a list of doctors who are willing to bulk-bill students. The list is currently being updated so watch this space.
- The National Wellbeing Campaign
New campaign in 2012
In 2012, AMSA will be running the inaugural National Wellbeing Campaign. Click here for more information.
- AMSAtv: Episode 4
September 2010, Episode 4: Health and Wellbeing of Medical Students
Click here to view the episode now.
Other information, booklets and seminars:
- Mental Health in Medicine Seminar
18 August 2010, Flinders University
The seminar was held by the Flinders Medical Students’ Society, and addressed the poorly recognised problem of depression, anxiety and other mental illness in medical students. Click here to hear the streamed version of the seminar and to find out more.
- When the Cowpat Hits the Windmill
National Rural Health Students’ Network
A publication of the NRHSN, this guide has a range of articles and resources. Click here to view it today.
If you have something that you would like to see on this page, please email the Community and Wellbeing Officer, email@example.com