Perioperative Medicine Steering Committee

In 2016, ANZCA Council approved the development of a formal qualification in perioperative medicine. ANZCA then worked closely with the Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group to establish a steering committee.

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

Perioperative medicine was introduced as a key pillar of ANZCA’s 2018-2022 strategic plan and is again a key objective of the 2023-2025 strategic plan. Updates are provided in the ANZCA Bulletin.

Committee members

Title Name Region
Co-Chair Dr Sean McManus Qld
Co-Chair, ANZCA Councillor, ANZCA Immediate Past President Dr Vanessa Beavis NZ
Deputy chair Prof David Story Vic
ANZCA Perioperative Medicine SIG executive Dr Jill Van Acker ACT
FPM Director of Professional Affairs, Education Dr Melissa Viney Vic
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 Aisling Fleury Qld
Royal Australasian College of Physicians representative Dr Amy Osborne Vic
Royal Australasian College of Physicians representative A/Prof Mick Vagg Vic
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons representative A/Prof Matthew Burstow Qld
Australian College of Remote and Rural Medicine representative Dr Peter Rogers Tas
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners representative A/Prof Richard Watts SA
Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Dr Neeta Haribhai NZ
ANZCA, Executive Director, Education and Research A/Prof Robert O'Brien Vic
ANZCA, Executive Director, Policy and Communications Ms Clea Hincks Vic
Community representative Ms Heather Gunter NZ
Chair, Perioperative Care Working Group Dr Jeremy Fernando Qld
Chair, Perioperative Medicine Content and Assessment Working Group A/Prof Joel Symons Vic
Committee Support Officer Ms Amelia Che Ajid Vic

Last updated 11:47 29.04.2024