Call for applicants – EAMSC 2017 Melbourne

Dear Friends of the AIA,

The wait is finally over! The AIA is now accepting applications from ALL medical students in Australia to attend the East Asian Medical Students’ Conference (EAMSC). For the first time, the conference will be held in Melbourne!

Focusing on the theme of “Climate Change Medicine”, the conference is set to challenge your view on the impact of climate change and healthcare, and inspire you to take action. This annual conference will attract over 300 medical students across the Asia-Pacific region. There will be lectures and workshops delivered by prominent clinicians and researchers in the area, opportunities to tour the most liveable city, and a number of outstanding social events that are guaranteed to make this an unforgettable experience (think laid-back Aussie BBQ, multi-cultural night, and amazing gala night).

To find out more about the conference, visit

Information on the application process can be found in the document below.

EAMSC 2017 Melbourne, an opportunity of a life-time
Date: 9 – 13th January, 2017
Theme: Climate Change Medicine – Immeasurable risks, invaluable opportunities
Cost: AUD 710 (inclusive of 5 nights of accomodation in Melbourne CBD; All meals, transportation, and social events during the conference; Conference apparel; AIA t-shirt and more).

Applications (a single letter of interest) due Friday, 4 November (11:59 pm AEST)

It truly is a rare opportunity to be able to attend an international conference without the hefty flight tickets. Get amongst it and make some life-long friendships along the way.

To submit your application, or ask questions, please email Andrew Wang at


Best of luck,