Dame Cindy and Dr Samantha Murton, of Wellington, MNZM for services to medical education, particularly general practice
Dr Samantha Murton is President and a Distinguished Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. She was the College’s first medical director and National Clinical Lead for the General Practice Education Programme. She is a practitioner, trustee and medical director at Wellington’s Capital Care Health Centre. She is a Senior Lecturer and Trainee Intern Convenor at the University of Otago in Wellington. She was awarded a fellowship with the Academy of Medical Educators in the United Kingdom and worked with the Academy as an assessor. Dr Murton wrote and illustrated “Minor Surgery: A Visual Guide for Office-Based Surgery”, which is used by University of Otago medical students.