Dr Stephen Child
Chief Medical Officer, Southern Cross Health Society, Auckland, NZ
Dr Stephen Child, Chief Medical Officer provides clinical oversight and is responsible for health technology assessment at Southern Cross Health Society. A Canadian-trained General Physician with a respiratory interest, he continues weekly private clinics and is a consultant with the Department of General Medicine at Auckland DHB.
Stephen is a member of the Medical Council of New Zealand (Council) and previous roles have included Chair of the New Zealand Medical Association, DHB National Workforce Strategy Group member, the Minister of Health’s Medical Training Board member, Northern Clinical Training Network Board member, and Health Workforce New Zealand Clinical Advisor.
A recipient of the NZMA 2018 Fellowship award, Stephen continues to make an impact in the health sector. He is particularly committed to exploring the relationship between public and private healthcare with an interest in how technology will continue to change the delivery and practice of medicine.