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

What is your occupation?

Did you complete the section in your member profile about your occupation?  This information is really helpful to us as we can design and tailor education and events to meet the needs of our members.  We can only do this if we know what area you work in.  Please check your member profile now and make sure your occupation is listed.  If your occupation is not in the list, then email us and we will do our best to fix this.  Email

SOMANZ Annual General Meeting

The SOMANZ 2022 Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 15 October 2022 at 12 noon at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania.  All members welcome.

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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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