Australian Association of Practice Managers

AAPM or Australian Medical Association


Australian Medical Association Act & Australian Medical Association Code of Ethics

We have been past supporters of the Australian Association of Practice Managers, committed to the education of healthcare practice staff in Australia.

Past Support

David has sponsored events and has been a member for 22 years. He has served the AAPM SA State Committee for 10 years. David has served as Treasurer, Vice President and National Board member. He has served the inaugural national Chairperson for the Certified Practice Manager Program. This is a national program focussed on advanced development of practice manager skills in the healthcare environment. This Committee was involved in establishing the national Certified Practice Manager post nominal “CPM”.

New Support Initiative


Australian Medical Association Awards & Australian Medical Association Events


Australian Medical Association Health Insurance


We are planning to be a trade sponsor for the 2014 Adelaide National AAPM conference. We are currently confirming arrangements. As usual you will be notified the details of this National Conference on our free “Best Practice Email News Alert” that reaches over 4,000 practices nationally. Email us at more information. We hope to see you there.

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AAPM is part of our read on to the community program. We are proudly committed to its future for the long term.

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About me: David Dahm BA (Acc.), CA., FCPA, CTA, FFin, CPM, FAAPM, FAIM, FGLF.

Chartered Accountant, Chartered Tax Adviser, Registered Tax Agent, Former AGPAL Surveyor 10 years of service

David Dahm is CEO and founder of the national medical and healthcare chartered accounting firm Health and Life and global Founder and CEO of the not for profit project the International Healthcare Standards and Ethics Board (

After a serious work related car accident in 1989, and nine operations later I continue to be a patient and provider advocate. I enter my third decade as a national Chartered Accountant for Medical and Healthcare practices in Australia. I am a former 10-year Australian General Practice Accreditation surveyor. I come from a medico family. I have served on the AAPM national Board and was the inaugural national Chair of the Certified Practice Manager CPM post nominal. I continue to provide accounting tax and practice management advice to many practices all over Australia.

You know who you are and I thank you for this real honour and privilege to serve you and your community through you. Note, I am not a lawyer please seek appropriate legal and accounting advice. This information is for general information and discussion only.