Welcome to NZMSA the home

of New Zealand medical students

Our vision is to represent, unite and empower New Zealand Medical Students on the views,

issues and concerns relevant to them.

The overall goal of our work is to improve the health of New Zealanders.

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Voluntary Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide and Dying Awareness Month – May 2016

NZMSA Conference 2016 – Evolve

Medical Student Bullying

ACE and Finding Work in NZ

NZMSA’s Core Issues for 2016

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  • Adventures of the On Call Surgical House Officer – Meaghan Kelly

    The next installment of “The First Year” blog. Read through Meaghan’s “simultaneously exhausting, exhilarating, frustrating, funny (and a bit terrifying)” day on call as a surgical house officer. Adventures of the on call surgical house officer -

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  • NZMSA Sports Exchange Bid 2016

    NZMSA SPORTS EXCHANGE BID August 2016 – NZMSA is calling for interest from teams to run the 2016 NZMSA Sports Exchange and encourage those people who would relish this opportunity to provide a great atmosphere for New Zealand medial students to participate in sport and other fun activities. Dates are still to be confirmed, either 12th-14th August […]

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  • Tales of the Unexpected – Meaghan Kelly

    Here is the first installment of “The First Year” blog for 2016 by Meaghan Kelly. Read about her first weeks working as a PGY1 in Hawkes Bay DHB. – Tales of the unexpected

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  • Press Release – Medical students need more exposure to General Practice

    NZMSA Press Release Medical students need more exposure to General Practice The recent difficulty a Tokoroa medical practitioner has had in finding a successor has sparked debate about how to address the shortage of General Practicioners in New Zealand. This is not a new issue and is symptomatic of insufficient exposure to General Practice during medical school according […]

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  • Press Release – TPPA Still Needs an Independent Health Impact Assessment

    NZMSA Press Release TPPA Still Needs an Independent Health Impact Assessment The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) urges the Government to facilitate an independent Health Impact Assessment (HIA) on the recently agreed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). “The TPPA could have significant impacts on our health system. Medical students are concerned these may detrimentally affect our future medical […]

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