Presentation on theme: "2007 President’s report Mark Nelson. Incoming address last AGM NZ membership Practice based research networks Increase in subs to fiscally underwrite."— Presentation transcript:
2007 President’s report Mark Nelson
Incoming address last AGM NZ membership Practice based research networks Increase in subs to fiscally underwrite the organisation Increase undergraduate GP vocational choice (education) PHCRED continuance & expansion to facilitate career paths for mid-career researchers
The year in review Subscriptions –increased to $100 and pro rata $33 a year to all registrars –Discount special subscription expanded to RHD students and overseas members Working party formed to deal with increased medical students. Represented by Jon Emery, Dimity Pond and Steve Trumble & myself. GPET - GP Education Summit – promotion of Community Clinical Schools – Ministerial meeting Membership survey (Dimity Pond)
The year in review The General Practice and Primary Health Care Research conference. –AAAGP Distinguished Paper plenary –Award for best first time presenter –AAAGP dinner (Chris van Weel) –Ordinary meeting. –Final session lobbying of Minister on research practice networks (Jane Gunn, Doris Young) Formal proposal for research infrastructure and practice based research networks financial [endorsed by Warwick Anderson (CEO NHMRC)].
The year in review External representation (e.g.) –RACGP Curriculum Review process –Membership NSW Health GP Council –NSW Health Info session – GP in ‘flu’ pandemic planning –Membership on GPET Board –RACGP Special Interest Group meeting
The year in review Bridges-Webb Medal Eligibility Current financial member A significant contribution to the academic environment of general practice teaching and or research to an international competitive standard Continuing in this environment and likely to make further contributions