Nominations for the President's Award and the ANZSOM Nurses' Award for 2023 are now open. Nominations will be accepted from ANZSOM Branches as well as individual members. Nominations close on the 17 September 2023, and awards will be presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting in October.
Continuing our Collaboration with the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM) in the UK, the next joint webinar series, "Learning Together" will be held on Wednesday 20 September 2023, featuring a presentation from Professor Karen Walker-Bone on Health, work and retirement before and during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recordings of the previous webinars can be accessed from the link below.
Occupational health nurses are an important membership group within ANZSOM and we are dedicated to supporting them in their careers.
This includes our new webinar series designed specifically for occupational health nurses and aligning with the new OHN Competency Standards. Our most recent Nurse Webinar was held on Wednesday 19 July 2023, presented by Beverley Dales and Daniella Collicelli on Neurodiversity and the workplace.
Focus on trainee opportunities - Occ Med 101 series
Trainees in occupational and environmental medicine are the future of our profession and we are pleased to offer discount membership to them as well as educational opportunities to complement their training.
Our next Occupational Medicine 101 session will be held on Tuesday 26 September, featuring a presentation by Dr Barry Gilbert on What is safe for safety critical workers: Developing medical standards.
ANZSOM in collaboration with other peak bodies such as the Lung Foundation Australia, Thoracic Society, academics, occupational hygienists and union movement, are committed to improving the prevention and management of occupational lung disease in Australia.
Our ANZSOM Dust Diseases Liaison Officer, Dr Majid Rahgozar is available for discussion.
Through our Model of Collaboration with the RACP, ANZSOM is proud to support the advocacy efforts of the College and the Australasian Faulty of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (AFOEM) in particular. A significant project is now underway aimed at improving the health and recovery outcomes for people who experience a work injury.
The September 2023 edition of the ANZSOM member newsletter is out now, featuring member news, professional education opportunities and other news from the occupational medicine sector. if you missed your copy in the email, click below to access online: