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 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 Annual General Meeting

The SOMANZ 2021 Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday 10 November 2021 at 6.00pm AEDT by Zoom.  Thank you to all the SOMANZ members that attended.  A recording of the AGM will be posted in the Member only area in the coming weeks.  Stay tuned for the SOMANZ Annual Report that will be published later this month summarising all the activities of 2021 and highlighting planned activities for 2022.  Not a member?  Then join now so you don’t miss out.

2022 SOMANZ Subscription Renewals

The 2022 SOMANZ Membership Fees for existing members will be due for renewal on the date you renewed (or should have) in 2021. You will receive a few reminders when the time comes.  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 by email 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 advising that you wish to terminate your membership.  Please provide a reason for terminating your membership (it’s just for our statistics).

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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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