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.



NZMSA’s Core Issues for 2016

Medical Student Bullying

ACE and Finding Work in NZ


  • Press Release – GP Shortage Not Cured by New Waikato Medical School

    NZMSA PRESS RELEASE GP shortage not cured by new Waikato Medical School – The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) warns the proposed Waikato Medical School could have unintended negative consequences. The numbers of medical graduates from the Universities of Otago and Auckland have been increasing, and will continue to increase in the coming years. […]

  • RACS 2017 Awards and Scholarship Program for Maori Medical Students

    The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is pleased to announce a range of 2017 awards and scholarships for medical students (and resident doctors) identifying as Maori. – Awards RACS Indigenous Health Committee, is offering a number of awards to Māori final year medical students and doctors with an interest in surgery, to attend the College’s […]

  • Memo from Universities Regarding Upcoming RDA strike

    Memo from Universities Regarding Upcoming RDA Strike – Tēnā koutou NZMSA members, – As many of you will be aware the Resident Doctors Association (RDA) members will be striking for 48 hours beginning at 7am on the 18th of October. This is over an unresolved dispute between the RDA and District Health Boards over safe […]

  • Health Informatics NZ Conference and Membership Offer for NZMSA Members

    Health Informatics NZ (HiNZ) has been working in partnership with us at NZMSA to provide benefits to YOU! – NZMSA members who are studying full-time can join HiNZ for a special student membership rate of only $20 per year and register for the 2016 HiNZ Conference for only $299. This conference runs from 31st-3rd November in […]

  • Cognitive Errors – Meaghan Kelly

    Topical issue shedding light on some of the errors you can make and the biases you can have when working tired Cognitive errors