Mission Statement

To conduct high quality, trainee-led, multi-centred research and audit across New Zealand that will improve the safety and efficacy of anaesthesia and perioperative care for the benefit of our patients


  1. To establish a national network of anaesthetic trainees who conduct high quality research and audit.
  2. To provide opportunities for all New Zealand anaesthetic trainees to initiate and contribute to research and audit projects.
  3. To allow anaesthetic trainees to continue their involvement in research and audit projects when moving between departments, hospital and regions.
  4. To provide accessible and appropriate training and mentoring in research and audit for anaesthetic trainees.
  5. To develop a sustainable infrastructure that continues beyond the term of any individual trainee or executive committee.
  6. To attract national funding for research and audit work.
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