National Conference 2012

Equipped to Serve. When ever, Where ever, How ever.

Friday 27 April - Sunday 29 April 2012

The Christian Medical Fellowship National Conference 2012 brought together Christian doctors and medical students from around New Zealand with a passion for practising medicine with Christ-inspired authenticity.

The 2012 conference took place at Lakeland Christian Park, Frankton, Queenstown.


Chris Clarke

Chris Clarke

Chris Clarke is the CEO of World Vision

Born in Christchurch, Chris Clarke graduated from Canterbury University in 1986 with bachelor's degrees in commerce and law. He has had a varied career in the New Zealand health sector, plus experience working in Europe with the World Health Organisation. From 2003 to February 2009, he was CEO of the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board. Download the PowerPoint presentation Chris gave over on multimedia.

Professor Robin Taylor

Professor Robin Taylor

Robin Taylor is a respiratory physician and Associate Dean of Student Affairs at Dunedin School of Medicine.

He has a passion to encourage young adults to lay solid Christian foundations and leads the Young Adults’ Ministry at Dunedin City Baptist Church.

Professor Helen Nicholson

Professor Helen Nicholson

Helen Nicholson is Professor of Anatomy and Dean of the Otago School of Medical Sciences

Professor Nicholson is a member of the Governance Board of the Centre for Reproduction and Genomics.

Nigel Pollock

Nigel Pollock

Nigel Pollock, an energetic Scotsman, is married to Ailsa and they have three boys. In 2005 Nigel and the family relocated from Edinburgh to Wellington where Nigel took up the role of National Director of Tertiary Students Christian Fellowship.

Nigel has a vision for seeing tertiary students come to Christ, developing quality Christian leaders and equipping graduates to live with integrity. As National Director of TSCF he manages the staff team and oversees the work of TSCF as a whole, promotes the Fellowship and helps to lead TSCF in strategic and innovative thinking at both a national and international level.

Kristin Jack

Kristin Jack

Kristin Jack is the Asia Coordinator of Servants and along with his wife Susan, two children and various pets. They have been living amongst the urban poor in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for more than 14 years.

Kristin is a poet and a thinker.


Caring for the dying patient

International Health and the Christian calling

Christian health centers serving the poor and needy in NZ

Making Career Choices, family, church, lifestyle. What is possible what is priority?

Understanding my Muslim classmates/ colleagues

Health care for ASIA's urban poor

The role of faith in mental health problems both in ourselves and our patients

Contraception fertility and IVF

Being true to your belief when the issues get tough

General practice challenging vignettes

April 27, 2012 at 4:00pm - April 30, 2012
Lakeland Park
496 Peninsula Road Frankton
Queenstown 9300
New Zealand
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