A collaborative research network for acute care

in New Zealand

Our Founding Members
Dr Peter Jones

Director of Emergency Medicine Research at Auckland City Hospital, Adult Emergency Department.

Dr Stuart Dalziel

Paediatric Emergency Medicine Specialist at Starship Paediatric Emergency Department, Auckland.

Dr Martin Than

Director of Research at Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department and Chair of the Emergency Care Foundation.

Our History 

All it takes is one good idea and a whole lot of hard work. In 2013 some conversations started to take place between the founding members about greater collaboration, best use of opportunities, growth and development in Emergency Medicine.


Emergency Medicine was a specialty without a formal, national and international connection. The idea of a New Zealand-wide network with links to other countries grew into a structured group of over 50 members that meets regularly and has momentum to start, support and follow through a wide variety of research projects in the field of Emergency Medicine.


We are linked by common goals, sheer determination and a single vision:


A collaborative research network for acute care in New Zealand

The New Zealand Emergency Medicine Network is sponsored by the Emergency Care Foundation and the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine




New Zealand Emergency Medicine Network Meetings are approved as ACEM CPD hours for duration as per the meeting schedule/minutes.

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