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Board Director

The Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA) is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the College Members in accordance with the RACMA Constitution 2019.

RACMA is a company limited by guarantee, and its principal objective is to deliver comprehensive education and training programs to medical managers and other medical practitioners who are training for or occupying management roles and positions. In addition the College has the following subsidiary objects:

  1. To examine Medical Practitioners seeking recognition as specialist medical administrators and to admit to Fellowship Medical Practitioners who have attained specialist qualifications and/or specialist expertise in medical administration.
  2. To provide continuing education to Medical Practitioners to assist them to acquire and maintain skills and competence in medical administration.
  3. To support Medical Practitioners who are not specialist medical administrators to develop leadership and management skills.
  4. To assess the competence and performance of Fellows and Associate Fellows and to offer education, training, remediation and support to Fellows and Associate Fellows whose competence and/or performance is assessed as being below an acceptable standard.
  5. To promote and advance the study of the principles and practice of health services leadership and management by Medical Practitioners.
  6. To educate the public and other health care professionals about health leadership and management and medical administration.
  7. To support research in the field of health leadership and management and medical administration.
  8. To provide advice and to make submissions and representations to governments, political parties, authorities and other bodies on issues relevant to health leadership and management and medical administration.
  9. To liaise with other medical colleges and representative bodies.
  10. To undertake other activities to promote the specialty of medical administration and/or to provide services to Members.

Role and responsibilities of the Board Director

The Board Director will recognise their overriding responsibility to act honestly, fairly, diligently and in accordance with the RACMA Constitution  in serving the interests of the community, as well as the RACMA’s employees, volunteers and supporters.

The responsibilities of the Board of Director include:

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