Groups of doctors, medical students and sometimes other health professionals meet from time to time in various centres around the country. To be notified of meetings in your area by email, contact us. You can also follow these links to join your region's facebook group: Auckland, Christchurch, Otago, Waikato, Wellington.
If there is no group active in your location, would you consider organising one? We'd love to hear from you!
Regular Regional Events
Christian Peer Group Meeting - Christchurch
Meetings held first Monday of each month, 7:30-9pm, usually at Dr Paul Hercock's Aranui practice. Fellowship, case discussion, and food! The regulars are Dr Gillian Brown, Dr Jay Erickson, Dr Jeremy Baker, Dr Paul Hercock, Dr Ralph & Dr Annie Chen-Green. Doctors and students welcome. Simply email Dr Annie Chen-Green to confirm attendance (to cater to numbers), and if you need a ride just ask.
University of Otago, Wellington Conference Centre - small lecture theatre in Wellington, New ZealandChristian Medical Fellowship welcomes medical and law students and interested doctors and lawyers to a presentation by the Care Alliance.The Care Alliance brings together organisations and individuals who want to nurture better conversations about dying in Aotearoa New Zealand. Care Alliance members come from many different backgrounds, interests, and experiences. While we might not agree with each other on other issues, we share an understanding that a compassionate and ethical response to suffering does not include euthanasia and assisted suicide.Sinead Connelly (Palliative Care Physician) and Professor Peter Thirkell (Secretary of Care Alliance) will speak and answer questions on issues of death, good end of life care and the proposed law changes around euthanasia/assisted dying.When: 26th March 7-9pmWhere: Wellington Medical School Small Lecture Theatre, Mein St Newtown.Cost: Waged $5, students koha (to cover costs)We’d love to invite Christian lawyers and law students as this issue will impact on both our professions. We would be most grateful if you could circulate the information below through your networks.