Pre-Vocational Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society

Australia & New Zealand

The Pre-Vocational Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society of Australia and New Zealand (PVOGS ANZ) is an organisation that engages with junior doctors and medical students with an interest in the fields of obstetrics, gynaecology and women's health. In particular, addressing the gap between finishing medical school and starting specialist training.


Supported by and affiliated with The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG), PVOGS works to provide its members with opportunities and resources to facilitate their pursuit of a career in women's health, through conferences, workshops, podcasts and educational resources.


PVOGS Committee Applications 2022

 PVOGS ANZ & State Committees 2022 We are looking for enthusiastic and driven medical students and junior doctors who are passionate about women’s health and O&G. Being on the committee is a wonderfully enriching experience, opening up new opportunities and providing a platform to work with and share your passion for women’s health with like-minded peers. See the attached applications document for details and instructions: https://drive.google.com/…/1_yH4Mh4WQxt8O1nDxLq…/view… Complete the form here to apply: https://forms.gle/QZ1G2BK6FKZ36Xoa6 Applications closing soon!  


PVOGS & IUGA Present: Fundamentals of Perineal Trauma

Join our PVOGS x International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) webinar for an important overview of the fundamental of perineal trauma, injuries to the perineum sustained during vaginal delivery! This will include understanding of the relevant anatomy, risk factors, risk reduction, surgical repair, and postpartum counselling. We are excited to have three excellent speakers from the UK and Melbourne! Dr Kandice Wong is a urogynaecology registrar at Croydon University Hospital, London, United Kingdom. She has a special interest in endoanal and pelvic floor scanning. Dr Annika Taithongchai is a senior O&G trainee in London who is hoping to go on to do her sub-speciality fellowship in urogynaecology. She completed her research fellowship in obstetric anal sphincter injury and 3/4D pelvic floor scanning. Dr Oliver Daly from Monash University works at Western Health in Melbourne and also has a strong passion for urogynaecology. IUGA is dedicated to the global advancement of urogynaecological knowledge and patient care through education and promotion of basic and clinical research on disorders of the female pelvic floor. https://www.iuga.org/iuga-webinar-september-18-2021


PVOGSCast now on Spotify

You can now listen to our podcast on Spotify. Click this post for link.


PVOGS ANZ & IUGA Present: An introduction to urogynaecology

PVOGS ANZ & The International Urogynaecology Association (IUGA) present: An introduction to Urogynaecology for medical students and junior doctors! This event is also brought to you by the learning platform and knowledge base, AMBOSS. Considering a career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology? Have you heard about urogynaecology and wondered what exactly it is?! Join us for an inspiring Webinar for more information and insights into urogynaecology and what a career in this rewarding subspecialty involves. Speakers include urogynaecologists from all around the world! WED 24th March 2021  8:00pm – 9:30pm AEST See facebook for more details and to stay up to date https://www.facebook.com/events/199339265300814/


RANZCOG Pre-vocational pathway

PVOGS ANZ is thrilled to announce the official RANZCOG pre-vocational pathway! The course is officially launching at our pre-ASM workshop ‘Crash Course in O&G’ on Sat 16th September in Adelaide, where Prof Ian Symmonds will give an exclusive talk on the pre-vocational pathway. Details to follow!


RANZCCOG Pre-ASM 2018: A Crash Course in O&G this weekend!

‘A Crash Course in O&G’ is THIS weekend! We hope you’re all as excited as we are. Please see below for specific instructions of where/when to arrive: Please arrive at 8:30am sharp for registration as we will be starting proceedings at 9:00am on the dot. The morning session is held on the ground floor of the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS) building, in the Joe Verco Lecture Theatre (G033). The AHMS is located on the corner of North Terrace and George Street, next to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital. See images below for a map and a picture of the entry you’re looking for. NOTE: We have just learned there will be road closures in the area on Sunday morning for a marathon being run (see link). Please allow extra time to arrive and find the venue! https://city-bay.org.au/race-day/road-closures/


Upcoming Events

PVOGS Conference 2018

Date: 05 - 06th May 2018