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Karen Smith

Specialist Anaesthetist, Adult and Emergency Anaesthesia, Auckland City Hospital

Karen is a Specialist Anaesthetist in Adult and Emergency Anaesthesia, Auckland City Hospital. She trained in the United Kingdom and Auckland. Following completion of training she undertook a Fellowship in Trauma and Vascular Anaesthesia as well as Intensive Care Medicine in Toronto, Canada.

Since taking up her appointment as a Specialist Anaesthetist in 1999, she has been appointed Supervisor of Training in Anaesthesia for 7 years, Chairman of the Medical Education Special Interest Group for the Australia and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (2005-2008), and is a current final examiner for the College of Anaesthetists as well as being a member of the College trainee performance review panel.