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Supporting Pride in Medicine

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RACMA is proud to support the Pride in Medicine group’s combined Medical Colleges Float at this year’s Sydney Mardi Gras parade on 25 February, which is part of Sydney World Pride 2023.

The move is part of the College’s ongoing commitment to develop and enhance diversity and inclusion across the whole healthcare system. It is a key activity in the College’s pledge to supporting diversity and inclusion in our Members and within our sphere of influence. RACMA will be represented by FRACMAs Dr Natalie Klees from New South Wales and Dr Vivek Nigam from Victoria, who will join representatives from:

  • Australasian Gynaecological Endoscopy and Surgery (AGES) Society
  • New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine
  • Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
  • Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
  • Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
  • Royal Australasian College of Physicians
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists; and
  • Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

RACMA is commited to the rights, achievements and aspirations of all LGBTQIA+ communities, signalling to patients, medical students and junior doctors that the College is inclusive, safe and welcoming of all.

The World Pride parade is the largest event of the Sydney World Pride Festival with 12,500 marchers and over 200 floats from around Australia and the world. The theme for World Pride 2023 is Gather, Dream, Amplify. For more info visit https://sydneyworldpride.com/.

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