ACEM ASM, Sydney 2017

34th Annual Scientific Meeting Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

19 – 23 November 2017, Sydney Australia

Keynote Speakers

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Dr Rick Brennan

Department of Emergency Risk Management and Humanitarian Response
World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland

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Prof Maaret Castren

maaretDepartment of Clinical Science and Education
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden

Maaret Castrén is a nurse, an anesthesiologist and an emergency physician. She is working as the Head of the Department of Emergency Medicine and Services in Helsinki, Finland. She is leading the prehospital and emergency care for the three biggest cities in Finland. She became the first professor of Emergency Medicine in Sweden at Karolinska Institutet 2007, and the first professor in EM in Finland at Turku University 2012 and at Helsinki University 2016. She has an international research group validated by external experts as excellent, near to outstanding. She is the past Chair of European Resuscitation Council and a member of ILCOR task force.

Dr Karen Hitchcock

Alfred Health, Melbourne, Australia

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Dr Sue Ieraci

SIport1 (2)Bankstown-Lidcombe Hospital, Sydney, Australia        

Sue Ieraci is an Australian-trained Emergency Physician who has held roles in ED management, medical regulation and health systems research/consulting while maintaining a clinical career. Her emergency medicine interests have focused on cognitive processes and decision-making systems, and matching service provision to patient needs. Her outlets for these discussions include participation in many on-line discussion sites and writing for the MJA blog site, MJA Insight.

Sue is an executive member of Friends of Science in Medicine, and spends time defending medicine from the false claims of miracle cures and pseudo-science.

She also has a keen interest in the creative arts and design, food and travel. The opportunity to teach the ELC course in Sri Lanka, as well as working with colleagues from a wide range of backgrounds, has fueled her interest in culture, politics and humanity. This has also enhanced an appreciation for the amount of waste and risk-aversion in contemporary Australasian medicine, and a desire to promote personal care and good communication above over-testing and over-diagnosis.

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Meeting Key Dates

Registration opens:
Now open
Call for abstracts:
Early bird registration deadline:
16 August 2017
Meeting dates:
19-23 November 2017

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