Perioperative Medicine SIG

The Perioperative Medicine SIG has three aims which include, to improve patient safety and outcomes, to share knowledge and collaborate with specialty groups and to develop the specialty of perioperative medicine with various craft groups.

Future meetings

  • The 2022 Perioperative Medicine SIG meeting will be held at the Peppers Noosa Resort, Sunshine Coast from 24-26 November. Registrations are now open. Please visit the meeting website for further information and to register.

ANZELA-QI

The Australian and New Zealand Emergency Laparotomy Audit - Quality Improvement (ANZELA-QI), co-led by ANZCA and RACS, is a bi-national, multi-centre project that aims to improve perioperative care of patients undergoing emergency laparotomy. There is a compelling case for a high quality, prospective audit to help drive quality improvement for this at-risk patient cohort. Similar initiatives internationally have demonstrated significantly enhanced processes of care and reduction in mortality. Already, the project has enrolled 50 hospitals across both countries, and is hoping for more centres to join.

For further information and participation, visit the ANZELA-QI website.

Executive 

Executive Portfolio

Name

Specialist

Region

Chair

Dr Jill Van Acker

Anaesthetist

ACT

Member

Dr Sean McManus

Anaesthetist, intensivist and GP

Qld

Fellowship and trainee liaison (TRIPOM rep)

Dr Rajni Lal

Geriatrician


NSW
 

POM qualification and education

Dr Joel Symons

Anaesthetist

Vic

Symposium convenor

Dr Nicola Broadbent

Anaesthetist

NZ

Patient blood management

Dr Kerry Gunn

Anaesthetist

NZ

Physician representative

Dr Catherine Gibb

Physician

SA

Geriatric representative

Dr Ming Loh

Geriatrician

NSW

Intensive care representatives

Dr Sean McManus, A/Prof David Sturgess

Qld

Co-opted networking and liaison officer

Dr Renee Franklin

Anaesthetist

NZ

Co-opted general practice liaison

A/Prof David Sturgess

Anaesthetist, intensivist and GP

Qld

Surgical representative

Professor Bruce Waxman

Surgeon

VIC

Surgical representative

Dr Jeremy Rossaak

Surgeon

NZ

Contact us

For further information, please contact us or visit the ACE website.

Upcoming ACE events

From multi-day special interest group conferences to evening lectures at the local pub, there's an ACE event for everyone.
20 October 2022 | Te Papa, Wellington, NZ

Please join us for the 2022 Neuroanaesthesia SIG meeting to be held on Thursday October 20 at Te...

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26 November 2022 | University of Sydney

Please join us on Saturday 26 November at the University of Sydney for the 2022 NSW ACE Anatomy...

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12 November 2022 - 13 November 2022 | Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific

Please join us for the 2022 NSW ACE Spring Meeting to be held on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13...

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24 November 2022 - 26 November 2022 | Noosa

The Perioperative Medicine SIG meeting will take place from 24-26 November at Peppers Noosa...

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5 November 2022 | Medical Science Precinct, Hobart

Join for a single day workshop event, built entirely of ANZCA ER activities

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28 October 2022 - 30 October 2022 | Pullman Resort, Bunker Bay

2022 WA ACE Country Conference held at the Pullman Resort in Bunker Bay.

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3 May 2023 - 4 May 2023 | ICC Sydney

Save the date to join us for Challenges and Choices in Obstetric Anaesthesia from 3-4 May 2023, a...

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8 October 2022 - 9 October 2022 | Hotel Realm

After a two year hiatus, the organising team is very excited to host this face-to-face meeting...

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28 September 2022 | Webinar

IACA hosted webinar on opioid regulation.

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Last updated 09:59 5.07.2022