Perioperative Medicine Steering Committee

The Perioperative Medicine Steering Committee (POMSC) reports to ANZCA Council on the development and implementation of an effective integrated perioperative care model and education offerings for Australia and New Zealand.

In 2014, we convened a working group to review the current state of perioperative medicine and in 2016, ANZCA Council decided to progress the development of a formal qualification in perioperative medicine.

Perioperative medicine was introduced as a key pillar of ANZCA’s 2018-2022 strategic plan. A good summary of where things are at can be found in this ANZCA Bulletin article.

The college has since been working closely with the Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG), and has established this committee.

Committee members

Title Name Region
Chair Dr Sean McManus Qld
Deputy chair Prof David Story Vic
ANZCA Perioperative Medicine SIG executive Dr Jeremy Fernando Qld
FPM board member Dr Harry Eeman WA
New Zealand National Committee representative Dr Nicola Broadbent  NZ
College of Intensive Care Medicine representative  A/Prof Arthas Flabouris SA
Royal Australasian College of Physicians representative  Dr Ming Loh NSW
Royal Australasian College of Physicians representative TBC
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons representative Dr Raffi Qasabian NSW
Australian College of Remote and Rural Medicine representative Dr Eugene Wong Qld
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners representative A/Prof Richard Watts SA
Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Dr Kathy McDonald NZ
ANZCA, Executive Director, Education and Research Dr Robert O'Brien Vic
ANZCA, Executive Director, Policy and Communications Ms Clea Hincks Vic
Community representative Ms Heather Gunter NZ
Committee support (non-member) Ms Phoebe Navin Vic

Committee meeting calendar

College committee members can find details about committee meetings in Networks under the "My Networks and Committees" button.

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Last updated 19:25 28.07.2020