Wanted: Dedicated Members for the 2016 Future Health Leaders National Council

Future Health Leaders (FHL) as the peak national organisation for students and early career health professionals are opening 2016 Council Nominations. The FHL National Council is the body that manages the activities, projects and functioning of Future Health Leaders. The members of the Council represent 23 eligible health disciplines with two co-chairs, and 5 generic positions.

2016 Council Nominations are sought from the following professions and disciplines:

  • nominations for 2016 FHL council membersAboriginal Health Practitioner
  • Dietetics and Nutrition
  • General Member
  • Indigenous Representative
  • Medical Laboratory Science
  • Nursing
  • Optometry
  • Osteopathy/Chiropractic
  • Paramedicine
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Psychology
  • Rural and Remote Representative

Applicants have to be members of FHL to be able to apply. For other eligibility details, please check the guidelines manual. More details are also available via the Future Health Leaders website.

When we asked FHL when the deadline for applications is, they said:

On 30th September Future Health Leaders outgoing optometry council member Carina Trinh advised us that nominations will close on October 2nd, 2015.

Council members will be fulfilling a two year term with the aim to develop possible solutions to a health care and health industry issues. The council works with policy makers and other organisations to discuss a range of programs and initiatives. This provides a unique opportunity to network with other health professionals at similar career stages from all across the country and from the full array health disciplines.

Future Health Leaders was established in 2011 to ensure ongoing engagement of students and early-career health professionals in the health reform process. The organisation aims to inspire and empower new ideas on current health issues in Australia and overseas, and ensure that tomorrow’s health leaders are engaged in solving the problems that they will likely inherit.

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