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74th Annual General and Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Society of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery

9–12 November 2021

You are warmly invited to attend the 74th NZSOHNS Annual Scientific Meeting in Taupō ​at Wairakei Resort & Conference Centre from 9–12 November 2021.

The scientific committee has organised a world class academic programme that covers all the subgroups of otolaryngology, head and neck Surgery. The committee has invited international and national experts to participate in the meeting. A wonderful social programme is organised by the social committee that delegates and their partners will enjoy.

Visit the conference website: https://www.orl2021.nz/

Chair's Award

The Chair’s Award is the NZMA’s highest standing award. It is awarded annually to an individual, group or organisation that, in the view of the Chair, has made an outstanding contribution to the health of New Zealanders, the health sector or the medical profession. This contribution may have occurred during the year in question or over a longer period of time.

2018

Professor Frank Frizelle

2017

Dr Innes Asher

2016

Dr Robin Youngson

2015

Dr Antonio Fernando

2014

Dr Paul Hutchison, Former MP and Chair of Parliament's Health Select Committee

2013

Dr Russell Wills, Children's Commissioner

2012

Dr Sharad Paul

2011

David Meates for leading the Canterbury District Health Board in its community response to the earthquake in February

2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004

Dr Tony Baird

2003
2002
2001

Dr Peter RobertsDr Tim Malloy

NZMA Fellowships

NZMA has traditionally awarded Fellowships to current NZMA members who have provided long and distinguished service to the NZMA. This service may have been at local or national level.

2018

Dr Stephen ChildsDr Wayne MilesDr Peter Chapman-Smith

2017
2016

Dr Mark PetersonDr Joshua FreemanDr Peter Moodie

2015

Dr Aine McCoyDr David Pickett

2014

Dr Tim Baily GibsonDr Sandra Hicks Dr Don Simmers

2013

Dr Paul OckelfordDr Ron Goodey

2012

Dr Sandy RossDr Heather Bowmer

2011

Dr Peter Foley

Honary Fellowships

The NZMA has occasionally awarded Honorary Fellowships to non-members who have provided long and distinguished service to the NZMA.

2017

Rom Colman

2013

Dr Barry Colls