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NZMSA Statement on Christchurch Terror Attack 15/3/19

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The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association is deeply shocked by the terrorist attack in Christchurch on Friday 15 March. Our thoughts are with all of those affected by this horrific event, particularly those in our medical student community of Islamic faith. The University of Otago believes that all of the medical students based at Christchurch […]

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Nominations Open for 2018 New Zealand Medical Teaching Award

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The New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) and the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) are delighted to announce the second annual of the annual New Zealand Medical Teaching Award. The award aims to recognise the positive impact that many doctors have—through their commitment to teaching and the Hippocratic Oath—and to encourage the development of a […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Statement on NZNO Industrial Action

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RE: Nursing strike Dear Members, The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) acknowledges the New Zealand Nurses Organisation decision to go ahead with strike action on July the 12th as part of their ongoing negotiations with the District Health Boards. Many of our members have spent time in understaffed wards, and seen the challenging conditions […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Student Loan Cap Lifted To 10EFTS For Medicine

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Joint Press Release – NZMSA and Te Oranga STUDENT LOAN CAP LIFTED TO 10EFTS FOR MEDICINE NZMSA (New Zealand Medical Students’ Association) and Te Oranga (Māori Medical Students’ Association Aotearoa) warmly congratulate the government on their announcement to extend the life-time limit on student loan borrowing to 10 EFTS for programmes such as medicine. “We […]

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Notice of Annual General Meeting

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This is to advise of the upcoming annual general meeting of the members of the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association. The AGM will be held on the 27th of July at the University of Otago, Wellington School of Medicine. Room: C02/C05 (subject to change) All members are welcome to attend. During the meeting we will vote in the […]

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Conference 2019 Bids Open

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Bids for conference 2019 have opened! If you think you and your team think you have the passion and ideas to run a conference, then now is the time to start putting your application together! Convening a conference is a fantastic opportunity to build your professional and team skills, and add an amazing entry to […]

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Lessons in Wellbeing from Medical School

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Dear Reader, I am honoured and humbled by this opportunity to share some of my experiences and reflections from my medical school journey. As a current TI, I like to think that I am slightly wiser than I was as a preclinical student. I hope that my stories will be something that can provide you […]