The Board established the Paediatrics and Child Health Division (PCHD) Council to support the professional careers of the Fellows and trainees of the PCHD and work with other relevant College Bodies and staff in relation to:
- trainee education, training and assessment
- education, continuing professional development and quality performance of Fellows
- policy and advocacy
- the assessment of overseas trained professionals
The Council strives to promote and advance the body of knowledge and the quality and safe practice of paediatrics and child health and act as the authoritative source of direction and advice within the College and externally in regards to paediatrics and child health, particularly in the area of policy and advocacy.
The Council provide governance and oversight for other paediatrics and child health bodies of the College, including the Division Education Committee, Division Policy and Advocacy Committee, Division Research Committee and Chapter of Community Child Health.
For more information, read the Paediatrics & Child Health Division By-law (PDF).
Professor Nitin Kapur, President
Dr Niroshini Kennedy, President-elect
Dr Hannah Bills, Trainee representative
Dr Caroline Stewart, Appointed Fellow
Dr Jye Gard, Appointed Fellow
Dr Jade Stewart, Trainee representative
Professor Julie McGaughran, Appointed Fellow
Dr Divyesh Mehta, Appointed Fellow
Dr David Newman, Aotearoa New Zealand Appointed Fellow
Dr Elizabeth Pickford, Appointed Fellow
Vacant, CPD Representative
Dr Pat Tuohy, Aotearoa New Zealand Appointed Fellow
Dr Romi Rimer, Appointed Fellow
Dr Paul Hotton, Chapter of Community Child Health Committee
Professor Graham Vimpani, PCHD Policy & Advocacy Committee
Dr Sadasivam Suresh, PCHD Education Committee
Dr Hamish McCay, Aotearoa New Zealand PCHD Committee
Dr Simon Denny, Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine Committee
Dr Ju-Lee Oei, PCHD Research Committee
For more information about PCHD Council activities, go to PCHD Council communiqués.