Academics' Group Meeting 

Date: Saturday 24 June, 2023 | Venue: Novotel Rotorua Lakeside and virtual 

Registration fee face to face: $95 or complimentary (for those who can attend face to face but are not CME funded)
Registration fee virtual: complimentary

To register for this workshop please use the general ASM registration form as linked here and you can either add it to your ASM registration or choose early in the registration process to register solely for a Post-ASM workshop.

The Academics' Group Meeting will be a half-day meeting followed by a half-day workshop, 8.30am - 3.30pm.

All RANZCOG Fellows and interested clinicians are welcome to attend, if you have an interest in teaching (undergraduate and postgraduate levels) or research. Our focus will be on engaging registrars and clinicians in teaching and high quality research, improving curriculum resources and department culture, and taking a leadership role in the Women’s Health Strategy. 

The workshop will be our first hui to discuss developing a national research network to facilitate collaboration on studies in gynaecology and reproductive health. For more information, contact Dr Helen Paterson or Dr Michelle Wise.


8.15amArrival tea and coffee and gather
Connect to zoom link for those accessing remotely
8.30amMihi whakatau, introductions
9.00amSession 1: presentations of ongoing and planned research projects
10.15amMorning tea
10.30amSession 2: roundtable discussion of research projects

  • How do we support Trainees to be integrated into larger research projects?
  • How to support them to meet College requirements? 
  • How to work with clinicians to produce high quality research?
12.00pmShared lunch with FRANZCOG Trainees and opportunity to share latest research
12.45pmSession 3: national approach

  • Academic researchers to feedback on Trainee / Clinician research project proposals
  • National network of researchers
  • Working with government on Women's Health Strategy and guideline development
2.00pmAfternoon tea
2.15pmSession 4: teaching

  • Undergraduate Obstetrics and Gynaecology combined curriculum (University of Auckland and University of Otago)
    and logbook
  • Providing high quality evidence-based teaching UG and PG
  • Ensuring Diploma fit for purpose for those planning to train in Sexual and Reproductive Health,
    Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and GP
  • Year 5 and 6 student experience reflects our clinician well-being / department functioning

CPD available for the Academics' Group Meeting

This event is approved for 5.5 hours CPD under the Educational Activities Domain. RANZCOG Fellows, who have provided their RANZCOG ID as part of their registration process, will have CPD points automatically uploaded to their profile after the event. Other RANZCOG members can claim independently.

Attendance certificates are available on request.