Academy of Medicine of Malaysia
HeadquartersKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Professor Dr Rosmawati Mohamed

The Academy of Medicine of Malaysia is a professional and educational society for doctors in Malaysia. Founded in 1966, the Academy is based in Kuala Lumpur[1] and includes all medical specialities. The Academy's motto is "terus maju" (English: progress ahead/continue to advance).


The Academy of Medicine, Singapore, was founded in 1957 and served both Singapore and Malaysia. The State of Singapore merged with the Federation of Malaya in 1963, but the union ended in 1965. Following the separation of the 2 countries, the independent Academy of Medicine of Malaysia was founded in 1966. The Academy was officially established by the Societies Act (1966) on 22 December 1966. The Academy's mandate includes all medical specialties.


Membership is available to certified specialists who have obtained higher professional qualifications. Members and Fellows are entitled to use the letters AM and FAMM after their names.

Notable honorary members include:[2]

Constituent colleges


  1. ^ "Academy of Medicine of Malaysia". Academy of Medicine of Malaysia website.
  2. ^ "Academy of Medicine of Malaysia - Introduction". Retrieved 10 July 2015.