Scholarships available for Māori trainee interns and RMO for 2017 NZCPHM ASM Monday, 26 June 2017

The NZ College of Public Health Medicine would like to encourage Māori trainee interns and PGY1& 2 doctors to attend its 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) in Wellington, 6-8 September. To facilitate attendance, we are offering four scholarships of up to $1000 each.

The theme for the first day of the ASM (Weds 6 Sept) is 'Cardiovascular disease in New Zealand - ending the epidemic & improving health equity'.    This will include: cardiovascular disease epidemiology; primary prevention; screening and management of risk factors; and improving health equity. The theme for the second day (Thurs 7 Sept) is 'Improving the quality of our practice' which includes: improving the quality of public health medicine practice; health care and public health programme evaluation; equity considerations; and quality improvement generally.

The ASM is open to all who are interested in public health or interested in public health medicine as a career. To apply for a Māori scholarship, complete the application form and return via email by 7 July to admin@nzcphm.org.nz.