The Australasian Junior Medical Officer Committee (AJMOC) functions:
- Promote the profile of AJMOC as the voice of Australia's & New Zealand's JMOs with regard to education and accreditation.
- Develop teaching programs for JMOs with an aim to provide protected teaching time.
- Develop JMOs' skills in teaching both their juniors, and their peers.
- Ensure JMOs receive broad clinical experience during both 'core' and 'non-core' rotations.
- Facilitate quality improvements in the running of JMO training and accreditation through active involvement in Accreditation Visits.
- Identify areas of workforce need and facilitate discussion regarding the creation of new Clinical Positions for JMOs and the Community.
- Encourage JMO involvement in Medical Student Curriculum Committees to assist vertical integration.
- Encourage continuity of care through the use of timely and efficient Handover practices, including Rolling Handover between JMOs at the change of rotations.
The Australasian Junior Medical Officers’ Forum (AJMOF) is an annual event that brings together Australasian state and territory JMO forum representatives and other interested junior doctors to discuss current issues in junior doctor education and training. It is held in conjunction with the annual Prevocational Medical Education Forum. As well as being a major training and educational event for junior medical officers, AJMOF develops a statement of resolutions which address the needs and expectations of junior doctors in order to optimise training and improve