Wednesday 1 May | 16:00

Plenary three: Manaaki Mana 'Cultural equity in ED' Launch of the College strategy

Thursday 2 May | 11:00
Plenary five: Choosing wisely

Friday 3 May | 11:00
Plenary eight: Challenge the Presidents, past, present and future


Dr John Bonning

I am the newly elected President-Elect succeeding the esteemed Tony Lawler and Simon Judkins. As the first ever NZ President of our binational College and current Board member of ACEM, a practicing Emergency Physician and Chair of the NZ Faculty of ACEM and have represented the interests of Emergency Physicians on both sides of the Tasman for some years.

A doctor for 28 years, the immediate past Clinical Director of Waikato Hospital's ED, NZ Rugby Union Match Doctor and Police Medical Officer I am also in (very) active clinical practice. 

I am a passionate advocate of Choosing Wisely and believe that medicine's much-vaunted ability to help the sick is soon to be outstripped by a propensity to harm the healthy.



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