Due to the tragic events in Christchurch following the magnitude 6.3 earthquake, we have decided to postpone the NZMSA Global Heath Fortnight to later on in the year. This has been done in order to allow med students involved with the Christchurch quake-relief efforts to focus on that task and allow them time to regain […]
A roar. For most of us, that was the only warning we ever had. As doctors, nurses, students, everyone poured out of the main hospital, we shared crazy stories of what had just happened. Some had rescued a classmate from under a pile of books that had flown off the shelves; some had grabbed onto […]
If you’d like to donate to the Red Cross Canterbury Earthquake Appeal, you can do so through the National Bank: see http://nbnz.co.nz/about/canterburyearthquake/donations.aspx.
Our thoughts our with all those in Christchurch during this tragic time. NZMSA is here to assist if we can in any way. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or through Facebook.
Kia Ora. Welcome to the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association, the student body that represents you at a national level. We work in with reps from AUMSA, WMSA, CMSA and OUMSA to deliver great events and advocate on issues of national importance. 2011 is going to be an exciting year! If you want to get […]
The 2011 NZMSA executive is delighted to call for bids to host the 2011 NZMSA Sports Exchange on the weekend of the 23rd and 24th July. The NZMSA Sports Exchange started in 2010 with a fantastic weekend in Christchurch and bids are welcomed from all current NZMSA members who would like to organise another brilliant […]
Just in time for Christmas, the December Edition of Emesis, the quarterly NZMSA newsletter is available online here! We wish you and your loved ones a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year – The 2010 NZMSA Executive
Do you use Facebook? Google? Social Media is now an integral part in life of a medical student. However, not everyone may be aware of the implications on your career. A Social Media Guide is now available to help you maintain your professional standards while using social media. Check it out here. Promotional video available […]
The University of Otago, Christchurch, is currently leading the Vampire Cup with less than 2 weeks remaining. The Vampire Cup is NZMSA’s annual blood drive, with the winning school being the school with the most donations per student population. If you’ve donated blood in the last 3 months, register your donation now at http://legacy.nzmsa.org.nz/events/the-vampire-cup. If […]
Making Medical School a better place to be Due to the nature of our training and what we do, we as medical students are exposed to a variety of difficult and stressful situations. Most of the time we generally cope reasonably well, and discussions about “Wellbeing issues” can feel out-of-place and often associated with stigma. […]