Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group

Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group


1. To improve patient safety and outcomes 

2. To share knowledge and collaborate with specialty groups

3. To develop the specialty of perioperative medicine with various craft groups 


2023 Perioperative Medicine SIG Meeting

23-25 November, 2023, W Brisbane

Registrations are now open for the Perioperative Medicine SIG meeting to be held in Brisbane from 23-25 November. Please visit the meeting website to view the program and register. Please contact events if you have any questions. 



2022 Perioperative Medicine SIG meeting
25-27 November, Noosa


September 2018

February 2019 

June 2019  

October 2019  

March 2020

July 2020 

December 2020



Advance CPR decision-making in the hospital setting

The Government of Western Australia Department of Health have created a number of resources to support these discussions.


Part A  

Part B

Part C



Monash University and the Alfred Hospital Perioperative medicine short course and masters program:


• The short course provides a solid background to trainees and specialists who are looking to provide optimal care to patients in the perioperative period 


The University of Melbourne Ultrasound workshops and courses 





To join the Perioperative Medicine SIG, please download an application form or contact events on +61 3 9510 6299.



Executive Portfolios Name Specialist Region
Chair Dr Jill Van Acker Anaesthetist ACT
Member Dr Sean McManus Anaesthetist, Intensivist and GP QLD
Fellowship and Trainee Liaison (TRIPOM rep) Dr Rajni Lal Geriatrician UK
PoM Qualification and Education Dr Joel Symons Anaesthetist VIC
Symposium Convenor        Dr Nicola Broadbent    Anaesthetist New Zealand
Patient Blood Management
Dr Kerry Gunn
Anaesthetist New Zealand
Newsletter Editor Dr Jeremy Fernando Anaesthetist and Intensivist QLD
Physician Representative Dr Catherine Gibb Physician SA
Geriatric Representative Dr Ming Loh
Intensive Care Representatives Dr Jeremy Fernando, Dr Sean McManus, Dr David Sturgess
Co-opted Networking and Liaison Officer Dr Renee Franklin Anaesthetist New Zealand
Co-opted General practice Liaison Associate Professor David Sturgess  Anaesthetist, Intensivist and GP                QLD
Co-opted Surgery Liaison  Vacant    
Co-opted FPM representation  Vacant    

For further information, please contact Events 
or phone +61 3 9510 6299 or visit the ANZCA website.