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

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Senior doctors union turns 30

27 June 2019 ASMS

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) marks its 30th anniversary with a special one-day conference in Wellington today.

One of the world’s leading authorities on the operation of health systems, Professor Martin McKee, will give the keynote address to the conference. Other speakers include Dr Otmar Kloiber, Secretary General of the World Medical Association, Dr Samantha Murton, President of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners, and the Health Minister, Dr David Clark.

Five years ago when the Association turned 25, five past Presidents reflected on the first quarter century of ASMS and some of the gains and achievements over that time: