Candidates seek AMA top job

Current president and GP Dr Steve Hambleton will step down from the role in May after three years at the helm.

The first two candidates lining up to replace him are incumbent AMA vice-president Professor Geoffrey Dobb and NSW AMA president Associate Professor Brian Owler.

Professor Dobb, who is director of critical care at Royal Perth Hospital, said his decision to run stemmed from his desire to see the corporate knowledge and leadership of the AMA continue, at what