AMM Introduction

Academy of Medicine of Malaysia

 The Academy of Medicine of Malaysia embraces all specialities in medicine. 

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Following the separation of Singapore from Malaysia on 9th August, 1965, an autonomous Academy of Medicine of Malaysia was formed in 1966. It was registered on 22nd December, 1966 under the Societies Act (1966). Like theAcademy of Medicine in Singapore, the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia embraces all specialities in medicine. The motto of the Academy of Medicine is “Terus Maju” (‘progress ahead’). YBhg Tan Sri Mohd. Din bin Ahmad, the first Malaysian Director-General of Health, was elected the first Master of the Academy of Medicine. The founder members were to be the specialists from Malaysia who were already members of the Academy of Medicine in Singapore.

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