From 5pm on Tuesday 24 March, the office in Aotearoa New Zealand
will be closed to members and the public until further notice, due
to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CMC staff are continuing to work online to support our members
during this period.
For all enquiries, please contact:
Sarah Thomson - Executive Director
Ali Watt - Secretariat
The Council of Medical Colleges is the recognised, trusted and
authoritative collective voice for the Medical Colleges in New
Zealand. It supports the provision of a well-trained and safe
medical workforce to serve the best interests of the New Zealand
The Council of Medical Colleges (CMC) was established in 2001 to
enable the Medical Colleges to discuss issues of common interest,
to share knowledge, and to coordinate college objectives and
CMC acts as the sounding board and voice of the collective
Medical Colleges in New Zealand. Through an extensive communication
network and the meeting of key players in the Medical College
community, CMC is able to provide well-informed opinions and advice
to Ministers, government agencies and other relevant bodies on
health, post graduate medical training, and workforce
Through the voluntary, co-operative and coordinated action
of its members, CMC seeks to broaden the collective knowledge base.
This enables the Medical Colleges to provide the community with the
highest quality medical care and to improve, protect, and promote
the public health.