Victorian AMA introduces board gender quota

96% of members back the change to address the lack of female doctors in senior roles

AMA Victoria has voted to introduce gender quotas for its board as part of a wider attempt to tackle the imbalance in female doctors holding senior positions in the medical profession.  

Prof Julian Rait
Associate professor Julian Rait.

Members of the state group voted on Tuesday to ensure that at least 40% of the directors on its board were women.

Three of its seven board positions will be reserved