Obex Registrar Award

For the first time in the 20-year history of the NZ National Cardiothoracic Surgery Meeting, a medical student took out the Obex Prize for Best Registrar Paper. Navneet Singh, a fifth year medical student attached to Waikato Hospital’s Cardiothoracic Unit, was up against open competition from registrars throughout Australasia. The annual prize is judged by an international expert panel at the conference, held this year in Rotorua on 16-18 March. Six of the 13 presentations were Waikato-based, reflecting the developing presence of [...]