Working for better health care in New Zealand

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

  • ASMS 28th Annual Conference, Wellington

ASMS 28th Annual Conference, Wellington

The 28th ASMS Annual Conference was held in Wellington on 17-18 November 2016. More than 120 ASMS delegates attended.  Photos from the conference and videos of the presentations are available from the links below.

Conference programme

Day one

Dr Hein Stander

Presidential address to the ASMS Annual Conference  (video)

Presentation slides

Marika De Vecchis

Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation greeting  (video)

Dr Charlotte Chambers

Age, frustration and call (video)

Presentation slides

Dr Derek Sherwood

Proposed funding model for vocational medical training (video)

Presentation slides

Minister of Health, Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman

Minister of Health addresses ASMS annual conference (video)

Day two

Associate Prof Phil Bagshaw

Physician advocacy (video)

Presentation slides

Shamubeel Eaqub

The economics of the health story and the role of public engagement (video)

Presentation slides

Dr Tim Frendin

Frailty (video)


Day one

Day two

Social function