Bringing the data to life: annual workshop of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

  • Event start: 18 Jun 2014 9:00am
  • Event end: 18 Jun 2014 5:00pm
  • Location: Te Papa Tongarewa, Cable Street, Wellington

Come along and learn about the latest perioperative mortality data for New Zealand and its implications for clinical practice.

Keynote speaker

Clifford Ko
MD, MS, MSHA, FACS, Director, Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL

Dr. Ko is the Director of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program® (ACS NSQIP®), and professor of surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is a double board-certified surgeon, specialising in general and colorectal surgery, and a formally trained health services researcher. Prior to working at the ACS, he served as a research scientist at the RAND Corporation. Dr. Ko has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles, written 20 book chapters, and received peer-reviewed funding from several sources including the National Institutes of Health. He has extensive experience in guiding residents and fellows conducting research on health outcomes.

Download a copy of the programme here.


Earlybird registration is $170 (or $250 including the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee workshop on 17 June).

Regular registration is $200 (or $300 for two-day registration) – if received after 1 May 2014.

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This educational activity has been approved in the Royal Australasian College of Surgeon’s CPD Program. Fellows who participate can claim one point per hour [maximum 6 points] in Category 4: Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills towards 2014 CPD totals.

Last updated 28/03/2014