Society of Obstetric Medicine of
Australia and New Zealand

Our mission is to improve outcomes for all women with medical disorders related to pregnancy and promote clinical excellence in pregnancy-related medical disorders through collaboration between health practitioners. We also aim to foster the highest levels of training and education in Obstetric Medicine, provide a supportive academic environment and encourage basic and clinical research.

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Welcome to SOMANZ

SOMANZ stands for ‘Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand’. The Society aims to advance clinical and scientific knowledge of hypertensive diseases and medical disorders in pregnancy and to foster collaboration with other regional and international societies interested in hypertension in pregnancy and obstetric medicine.

New members are always welcome. Apply now online or for further information contact the SOMANZ Secretariat on email admin@somanz.org. If you need to speak to us, please email your contact number and we will call you back.

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Latest News & Updates

SOMANZ Research Grant – Applications are now open

The SOMANZ Research Grant applications are now open and Members are invited to submit an application by Monday 27 September 2021.  This grant is designed to encourage research in the field of Obstetric Medicine.  It is funded directly by the Society and a single award of A$10,000 and is intended to be offered annually*, or as often as finances permit, to members of the Society.

The grant is designed to fund either clinical or basic science research projects in the field of Obstetric Medicine, including pilot studies.  Ideally the project should be completed within the 12 months following receipt of the award.  Successful applicants should aim to present their research findings at an annual SOMANZ meeting within 3 years of receiving the award.  See the application form and criteria on our website – https://www.somanz.org/grants-awards/research-grants/

2021 SOMANZ Subscription Renewals

The 2021 SOMANZ Membership Fees for existing members were due for renewal by 30 June 2021. If you have joined during 2021 then your SOMANZ Subscription fees are due for renewal 12 months from the date you joined.  Our new system will prompt you when its time to renew.  Please note that the Obstetric Medicine Journal is only available to financial members. Please make sure your contact details and member profile are complete and up-to-date prior to submitting payment for your membership. We prefer you to make payment online via the SOMANZ website. Credit card payments by MasterCard or Visa are accepted. If you do not wish to remain a member of SOMANZ, please send an email to the SOMANZ Secretariat at admin@somanz.org advising that you wish to terminate your membership.  Please provide a reason for terminating your membership (it’s just for our statistics).

The 2021 SOMANZ Membership Renewals were due by 30 June 2021.

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What Is An Obstetric Medicine Physician?

SOMANZ has recently produced a brochure to explain this important role. Please feel free to download and print copies of this trifold brochure here.

SOMANZ Guideline for Management of Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy And Hyperemesis Gravidarum

This new guideline is now available in the guidelines section of this website.

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