Is the AMA wobbling? Its new president responds

Dr Omar Khorshid says he has a plan to ensure the AMA is heard in the corridors of power

Dr Omar Khorshid was elected the AMA's new president this month.

Dr Omar Khorshid.
Dr Omar Khorshid.

An orthopaedic surgeon from Perth, he has pledged to make lobbying on GP issues a top priority.

But he comes into the role at a time when the AMA faces numerous threats. 

One is the influence of the Pharmacy Guild. The other is the RACGP, which has