New NZSA President

15 months ago
By: Daphne Atkinson

Dr Sheila Hart is the NZSA's new President and was elected to the role at the NZSA's Annual General Meeting on 16 October. Dr Hart thanked Dr Kathryn Hagen for her outstanding work as President and said she intended to continue building on the NZSA's steady rise in membership and strong support for anaesthetists throughout NZ. 

Dr Hart is a Consultant Anaesthetist at Capital and Coast DHB, and also holds the role of Deputy Clinical Director of the Anaesthesia and Pain Department at Wellington Hospital.  She has been involved in a range of advocacy issues for the NZSA and is a member of the NZSA's Airway Leads Network, and the Network's Secretary.

Dr Hart is also the co-convenor of the ASA/NZSA 2022 Combined Scientific Congress.  Look out for our profile article in the next issue of the NZSA magazine.