We erred yesterday when we wrote that
membership of the AMA is compulsory – and thanks to the 147-or-so
doctors who picked us up on it.

In the words of Simon Chapman, professor of Public Health Policy at
Sydney University: “You are wildly incorrect. Medical registration is
compulsory if you wish to practise as a doctor, as is medical
indemnity. The AMA has nothing to do with either.”

Peter Fray

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