Governance

AMA (NSW) Board of Directors

Prof Bradley Frankum

AMA (NSW) President

Professor Brad Frankum is the former Deputy Dean of Clinical Education at Western Sydney University.

In addition to running his own private practice, he serves as a Consultant Clinical immunologist at Camden and Campbelltown Hospitals and the Executive Clinical Director of the hospitals.

Dr Kean-Seng Lim

AMA (NSW) Vice President

Dr Lim is the 2015 RACGP General Practitioner of the Year and is a member of the AMA (NSW) Council.

He is a GP Principal in a group practice in Mt Druitt and a GP Supervisor. He has previously served on the RACGP Faculty Board and WSDGP Board.

He is currently the Secretary of the Mt Druitt Medical Practitioners Association.

Dr Danielle McMullen

Chair, AMA (NSW) Council

Dr McMullen is a GP practicing in Sydney's inner west. She graduated from UNSW in 2010, completed a Diploma of Child Health, a Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Since her prevocational training across a number of rural and metropolitan hospitals, she has undertaken GP training in clinics in NSW and the NT.

She advocates passionately on behalf of doctors-in-training and was chair of the NSW DITC from 2014 to 2016.

Dr Andrew Zuschmann

Honorary Treasurer

Dr Andrew Zuschmann has a commitment to teaching and the development of a sustainable workforce.

He is a Staff Specialist at Sutherland and St George Hospitals, with a private practice in Miranda.

Dr Zuschmann is a Specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Fertility Specialist.

He graduated from the University of NSW in 1996 and completed specialist training in 2005.

Dr Fred Betros

Dr Betros is a general surgeon practicing in Western Sydney and the Hawkesbury district in Sydney’s north-west.  He has VMO appointments at Blacktown and Hawkesbury Hospitals and a private practice encompassing suburbs from Bella Vista to Windsor.

He has trained and worked in Western Sydney for the best part of 25 years.  This has fostered a deep understanding and commitment to both our public and private healthcare systems.

Dr Betros has been a member of the RACS NSW Regional Board in General Surgical Training since 2013 and is active in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.  He was the inaugural recipient of the General Surgeons Australia Excellence in Surgical Teaching Award (NSW & ACT).

Dr Michael Bonning

Dr Michael Bonning is a GP Registrar in western Sydney and is a serving medical officer in the Royal Australian Navy, a director of Cor Mentes Health Consulting and a passionate advocate for healthcare equity including in Indigenous health.

Additionally, throughout his career, he has been involved in a number of organisations and committees related to health.

These include as a director of GP Synergy, beyondblue, the Federal AMA and AMA Queensland.

He was formerly a clinical advisor to the CEO of Health Workforce Australia and is a former president of the Australian Medical Students' Association.

Dr Sandy Jusuf

Dr Sandy Jusuf is a dual-trainee in emergency medicine and psychiatry, having worked in various metropolitan and rural hospitals in Australia and overseas, including the United Kingdom and the Solomon Islands.

She currently works as a psychiatry registrar in the Northern Sector and an emergency registrar at Canterbury hospital.

Dr Jusuf is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and on the Board of the Doctors' Health Advisory Service NSW.

She is passionate about doctors' health and set up the Health and Wellbeing website for junior doctors.

Dr Kate Kearney

Dr Kate Kearney is a medical registrar, completing physician training at St Vincent’s Hospital in Sydney. She graduated from the University of Sydney in 2012 and completed a Masters of Medicine in Clinical Epidemiology in 2014 from the same institution.

She is currently one of the deputy chairs of the AMA Federal Council of Doctors-in-Training, and is a member of the Adult Medicine Division Education Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians. She participates in a number of other committees and working groups across the AMA and RACP.

Clin A/Prof Saxon Smith

Clin A/Prof Saxon Smith graduated from the University of Otago, Dunedin in 2000, holds a Masters Degree in Health Law from The University of Sydney and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a fellow of the Australasian College of Dermatologists.

After interning at the Gold Coast Public Hospital he worked in various clinical roles in public and private hospitals across NSW, with the Australian Red Cross Blood Service and as a clinical researcher.

Clin A/Prof Smith is currently in private practice in Gosford, a VMO dermatologist at Royal North Shore Hospital and a clinical senior lecturer at The University of Sydney.

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AMA (NSW) By-Laws and Constitution

By-Laws (Amended May 2011)

Constitution (Amended May 2017)

Code of Ethics