Dr. Justin BowraFACEM
Dr. Bowra is an experienced Emergency Medicine Specialist and the CEO and founder of ConnectedMed the parent company of My Emergency Dr. He is a published author (Emergency Ultrasound Made Easy, Bowra and McLaughlin 2nd ed) and his passions include telehealth, tele-education and ultrasound.
Dr. Kirsty ShortFACEM
Dr. Short is a Sydney-based specialist emergency doctor with a keen interest in Emergency Education and Quality Assurance. She instructs internationally on the Advanced Paediatric Life Support course (UK and Australia) and the Emergency Life Care Course (Sri Lanka) and is a Conjoint Lecturer at the St George and Sutherland UNSW Clinical School.
Dr. Richard Paoloni
Dr. Paoloni is the Chief Medical Advisor for ConnectedMed, coordinating the activities of the FACEMs employed by the company. He is an experienced senior emergency physician, Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (FACEM) and an Associate Professor with the University of Sydney. Richard is currently the Chair of the ACEM Workforce Subcommittee and a member of the ACEM Standards Committee. Previous roles include the NSW Faculty Chair of ACEM (4 years) and Director of Emergency Medicine at Concord Hospital (12 years). He has a strong interest in streamlining access to emergency care, developing and refining new models of care and promoting high quality service within emergency medicine consultations.
Dr. Kylie BakerFACEM
Dr. Baker is a Specialist Emergency Physician who has worked at Ipswich Hospital since 1991. She has been training emergency medicine doctors for the last 10 years, and has a special interest in emergency department bedside ultrasound. She is a faculty member of the Australian Institute of Ultrasound.
Dr. Carl O’KaneFACEM
Dr. O’Kane has been working at Townsville Hospital in Far North Queensland for the last 14 years. He flies regularly with Life flight on both fixed wing and helicopter medical retrievals. Carl has also assisted in the coordination of North Queensland retrieval assets for 12 years, including the use of telehealth to assist rural and remote emergency care. Additionally, he is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the co-located James Cook University.
Dr Charlie Tweed
Dr Tweed has been working as a Specialist Emergency Physician for nearly 15 years. In that time he has worked in London, Auckland and Brisbane, but is currently based in Western Australia. His interests include ethics in emergency medicine and patient safety.
Dr. Andrew ChristophersFACEM
Dr. Christophers has been an Emergency Physician (FACEM) since 2000, works full-time in public and private ED’s in Perth, has locummed across the country, currently with WACHS in Busselton and Northam. He has previously been involved with the college as DEMT and on the SAQ exam committee. He has been an EMST Instructor since 2003. He has done diverse things such as Ship’s Doctor to Antarctica, Japan and the South Pacific, worked at the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games as Athlete Care Doctor and is passionate about playing hockey, going skiing and watching all sports particularly AFL and his beloved West Coast!
Dr Sheravika LeonnyFACEM
Dr Sheravika Leonny is a Melbourne-trained specialist emergency physician with over 10 years experience in the field. She has worked in regional, urban and tertiary hospitals internationally and is an enthusiastic educator in Emergency Medicine, particularly in the field of simulation. She is passionate about providing care to patients in an innovative era, while maintaining a fundamental holistic and respectful approach.
Dr Juan Carlos Ascencio-LaneFACEM
Dr Ascencio-Lane is an Emergency physician based in Tasmania. Having worked in Ireland and New Zealand, he is now settled in Hobart, Tasmania. He instructs on the Advanced Paediatric Life Support course and has helped to establish an emergency training program for rural doctors in Tasmania (EMET). He is currently the Tasmanian representative on the Council of Advocacy, Practice and Partnerships (CAPP) for ACEM and is the college’s representative on the reference group for the formation of clinical guidelines in conjunction with the Heart Foundation / Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand for Atrial Fibrillation. As well as having an interest in and having a diploma in Sports Medicine, he is currently undertaking training to be a specialist in Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine.
Dr John L HolmesFACEM
Dr John L Holmes is a senior specialist emergency physician based in Brisbane and has been a FACEM for almost 30 years. He’s been director of emergency medicine at Frankston Hospital in Victoria and Cairns & The Mater Hospital Brisbane in Queensland. He has also served as Chair of the Queensland Faculty of ACEM and has served on numerous committees for the College. John is very interested in aeromedical retrieval and established the first aeromedical service in Cairns and the far north of Queensland and has personally completed almost 700 aeromedical missions. He is also passionate about developing the speciality of emergency medicine both in Australia and overseas and has spent sabbaticals in Ireland and Iceland as a visiting emergency medicine consultant. He also spent over a year in the Netherlands where he was director of Emergency Medicine Education at the OLVG Hospital in Amsterdam and also established the first EM training program at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam. John has also been to Fiji where he was a visiting consultant and worked with trainees of the new MSc program in EM at the Fiji National University. John is a senior lecturer at the University of Queensland and was formerly Adjunct Associate Professor at the Queensland University of Technology.
Dr. Jocelyn HowellFACEM
Dr. Howell is an emergency physician with over ten years experience in emergency medicine and is a Fellow of the Australian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM). Jocelyn is committed to providing accessible, efficient and quality primary health care. She works in tertiary, suburban and regional emergency departments and has a special interest in paediatric emergency medicine, toxicology and clinical leadership.
Dr. Cian McDermottFACEM
Dr. McDermott is an Emergency Physician from Ireland working in Melbourne and a Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine as well as the Royal College of Emergency Medicine in the UK. He is the social media editor for the International Journal of Emergency Medicine. He also sits on the organising committee for #dasSMACC in Berlin, the world’s leading and most innovative medical education and Social Media academic event. Cian is a founding member of EMUGS.org in Victoria, an organisation that promotes emergency point of care ultrasound use. Cian is passionate about ultrasound and medical education via social media networks.
Dr. Yen TeohFACEM
Dr. Teoh is a FACEM and GP Proceduralist in both Obstetrics and Anaesthesia. He works for Western Australian Country Health Service balancing between different skill sets. His interest resides in telehealth, holistic care, and incorporation of emergency medicine into the primary health care.
Dr. Francis NolanFACEM
Dr. Nolan is a senior Emergency Physician and Fellow of both the Australasian (FACEM) and American (FACEP) Colleges of Emergency Medicine. Trained at the University of Vermont and Boston Medical Center in the USA. He has worked at Redland Hospital ED in metro-south Brisbane for the past 6 years. Prior to that he was the A/Director of Redland Hospital ED. His professional interests include ED administration and management, systems integration, IT and Telemedicine.
Dr. Ash MukherjeeFACEM
Dr. Mukherjee has been an Emergency Medical Specialist in Perth WA since 2012 and previously worked as an Emergency Specialist in the UK for 8 years. He has vast clinical medicine and education experience and a special interest in point of care echocardiography.
Dr. Michael WuFACEM
Dr. Wu was the Director of Emergency Medicine at Mona Vale Hospital, Sydney (2003-2009). He has wide experience in emergency medicine and trained in NSW. His particular interests is in the training, education and well-being of doctors working in the highly stressful environment of the emergency department.
Dr. Eugen SalahoruFACEM
Dr. Salahoru is an specialist based in Perth and has experience in emergency telemedicine with the Royal Flying Doctors Service (RFDS). He also works in telehealth with the WA Country Health Service (WACHS). His passions include teaching and the development of Emergency Medicine overseas.
Dr. Scott FlannaganFACEM
Dr. Flannagan is a FACEM based in Newcastle, NSW. He is the Clinical Lead in Emergency Ultrasound in the Hunter New England region. He teaches on the ACEM-funded EMET (Emergency Medicine Education and Training) program for regional and rural practitioners. He is a member of the JHH Trauma Team management committee, and faculty on the ETM course (Emergency Trauma Management). He is a Panel reviewer on the ACEM Best of web project and runs his own medical blog.
Dr. Luis WinotoFACEM
Dr. Winoto Works as an Emergency physician at Royal North Shore Hospital, St. Vincent’s Hospital and The Sutherland Hospital. He is a Conjoint Lecturer at UNSW. He is also a Contributor and co-author of Chapter 43: Emergency Department Haematology in Emergency Medicine Book 6th Edition, Elsevier.
Dr. Gonzalo AguirrebarrenaFACEM
Dr. Aguirrebarrena is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (FACEM) and an overseas trained General Physician. He is a Staff Specialist at St. Vincent’s Hospital Emergency Department and an Emergency VMO at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in Sydney, with over fifteen years of experience in emergency medicine. He has particular interest in national and international medical education and patient quality and safety.
Dr. Adrian GoudieFACEM
Dr. Goudie is an Emergency Physician and Fellow of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. He has a strong interest is the role of ultrasound in emergency and critical care. He is a member of the ACEM ultrasound subcommittee, chair of the board of examiners for the Diploma of Diagnostic Ultrasound for the Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine and Vice President of the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.