Workshops

Workshops

Workshop attendance is included in all full ASM registrations, and for Wednesday and Friday day registrations.


WEDNESDAY 25 NOVEMBER 2020


1000 – 1115
Time-Based Targets
Facilitated by A/Prof Didier Palmer OAM & Amelia Howard


1130 – 1300
Workforce Wellbeing

Join us for an engaging and practical look at wellbeing. What is wellbeing? Why is it important? How can we practice wellbeing and how can we bring wellbeing to our departments?

Guided by hosts Dr Andy Tagg and A/Prof Jane Munro, we will explore these and many more concepts and practicalities around wellbeing and the prevention of burnout.

This 90minute workshop will leave you with the motivation and skills to make wellbeing a priority in your departments and the knowledge to ensure better care for yourself, your patients, your trainees and your colleagues.

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A/Prof Jane Munro
Head, Rheumatology Unit, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
Lead, Rheumatology Research Group, Murdoch Children’s Research

A/Prof Jane Munro is the Head of the Rheumatology Unit at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne and Lead of the Rheumatology research group at the Murdoch Children’s Research

Institute with a focus on Juvenile Arthritis. Jane is passionate about improving clinician wellbeing and strongly believes in the role of building community, story-telling, kindness

as well as the need for leadership training for clinicians, and improving gender equity in medicine. Jane loves planning events, trips with her three children and husband, reading, writing stories, playing trombone badly and laughing with her friends.

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Dr Andrew Tagg
Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Western Health

Andrew Tagg is an Emergency Physician with a special interest in paediatrics. After escaping the NHS ten years ago he decided to settle in sunny Melbourne.

As a registrar he co-founded www.dontforgetthebubbles.com which has gone on to become a world leader in paediatric education. He is a passionate advocate for improving the wellbeing of all health care workers.

When not editing or writing for the website he is trying to teach his three children the difference between Batman and Superman.


1330 – 1500
Leadership Essentials: Adapting and Thriving in an Increasingly Complex World

– Sense making in complex adaptive systems
– Human Dynamics – How to link with those you’d rather avoid!
– Recognizing and responding to positive and negative conflict

Stuart Francis
Founder and Chairman, Francis Health

Stuart is the founder and chairman of Francis Health. He is an expert facilitator and change management advisor. Stuart is passionate about helping clinicians help patients by ensuring the complexities of organisational life support rather than hinder clinical practice.

He has worked with clients across Australia and New Zealand and in the UK. He has assisted Medical Directors establish directorates at Cambridge University Hospital, facilitated a 2 day symposium on ‘the role of a doctor in 21st century New Zealand’ for the NZ Medical Association, has led national programmes, mergers, and hospital transformation programmes.

He is a co-founder of Francis Health’s Change Collaborative – a comprehensive portfolio of personal development programmes from foundation to specialised advanced skills for Clinical Leaders and CxOs. He is a Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management.

Naila Naseem
Partner, Francis Health

Naila Naseem is a Partner with Francis Health and brings over 30 years of experience as a clinician and consultant in Healthcare, Leadership and Change management.

Naila has played key leadership roles in transformation programmes in New Zealand, Australia and the UK, and has a proven track record in coaching at executive and senior management level specialising in clinical staff that have been promoted to leadership positions within the Health sector.

Naila leads Francis Health’s Change Management Services internationally, specialising in Leadership Development, Organisation Development, Culture, Change Management, Performance Improvement and Coaching.

She is also the co-founder and lead for Francis Health’s Change Collaborative – a comprehensive portfolio of personal development programmes from foundation to specialised advanced skills for Clinical Leaders and CxOs.


1530 – 1700
Workforce Planning – What does the Future Look Like
Join an interactive panel discussion hosted by Dr Simon Judkins, joined by members of ACEM’s Workforce Planning Committee.

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Moderator: Dr Simon Judkins
Immediate Past President, ACEM

Simon, the current Immediate Past President, has found the first year in the role fulfilling, demanding, rewarding and humbling. Having worked with inspiring people both within the ACEM team and individuals/organisations associated with ACEM, he remains focused on the principle which lead him to take on the role initially; those of equity and access to care, social justice and fairness. He continues to work on driving change in our health system to align with those principles. In addition, the advocacy related to clinician health and well-being has also been a particular focus.

This year, his focus will also be on workforce development, Safe ED’s, clinician/patient focused performance measures and Global EM. His interests in the Choosing Wisely program remains.

In his own ED, Simon has introduced an Inclusion and Diversity Committee and will be pulling a team together to stage the 2019 Victorian Scientific Meeting.

Dr Kimberly Humphrey
Emergency Medicine Specialist, Modbury Hospital, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
Clinical Senior Lecturer, University of Adelaide

Kimberly is a full time Emergency Medicine Specialist at Modbury Hospital, in the Northern Adelaide Local Health Network, and is a Clinical Senior Lecturer at the University of Adelaide.

Kimberly completed her medical degree at the University of Adelaide, and trained mainly at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, whilst also spending time training in Alice Springs and regional Queensland. She has a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Education.

She has particular interests in public health, workforce and the role of emergency physicians as advocates. In pursuit of this, Kimberly currently serves on the Section Executive of the Advancing Women in Emergency Section, the Public Health and Disaster Committee and the Diversity and Inclusion Steering Group. She is an active member of the SA Doctor’s For the Environment Australia Committee.

Kimberly is interested in creating better outcomes for those in our community who have less power and voice, addressing workforce maldistribution across regional and rural Australia, and improving the experience of interacting with an emergency department for staff and patients alike.

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A/Prof Didier Palmer OAM
Director Emergency & Trauma Centre, Royal Darwin Hospital
Director, Division of Emergency Medicine, Royal Darwin & Palmerston Hospitals

Didier was born in England, spent his childhood in Africa and qualified from the University of Wales School of Medicine in the United Kingdom. After working in various specialties and gaining a few Fellowships along the way, he decided that the only speciality that would still excite him when he was 50-years-old was EM, which has proved to be true.

The adrenaline of working in EM was what first attracted him to the speciality. Didier now enjoys the ability to contribute to EM education, system improvement and culture change. Outside of work, Didier enjoys riding horses and motorbikes.

Dr John Bonning
President, ACEM
Emergency Physician, Waikato District Health Board
Chair, Council of Medical Colleges, New Zealand

Dr John Bonning is the President of ACEM, a practicing Emergency Physician in the Waikato in Aotearoa New Zealand and Chair of the Council of Medical Colleges in New Zealand. John is proud to have been involved with Te Rautaki Manaaki Mana since its inception in 2017. Equity in healthcare delivery to Māori, Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders is now embedded into the ACEM constitution.

One of the key platforms on which John based his presidency is equity of emergency healthcare delivery on both sides of the Tasman, and understanding the difference between equity and equality is key.

John has been a doctor for 30 years and has seen first-hand the multiple facets of inequity of healthcare delivery as manifest in Emergency Departments. John has also done locum work in Alice Springs for 10 years, alas not in 2020.

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A/Prof Sally McCarthy
Senior Emergency Physician
Prince of Wales Hospital and South East Regional Hospital

Sally was born in Sydney, New South Wales. She had planned to pursue a career in orthopaedics or surgery, before deciding that EM was the career for her.

Sally became involved in the organisational side of EM to improve the delivery of patient care. She actively advocates to ensure that the value of EM physicians is fully recognised, and to achieve excellence in education, the highest standards of practice and better working conditions for all ED staff.

She was highly active in the New South Wales Faculty before a colleague recommended she stand for Council. She has since been involved in many College activities, including her past role as President.

Sally considers EM a rewarding profession. She feels privileged to be part of the crisis points in people’s lives and to be able to intervene and make a positive difference. When she is not working, she enjoys skiing, travel and spending time with her large family.


FRIDAY 27 NOVEMBER 2020


1000 – 1200
Equity in the Emergency Department

Join us for what promises to be an engaging and thought-provoking exploration of how bias affects the way we interact with the world and its influence on our practice of medicine. Learn about how we can minimise bias in order to provide the best care for our patients and how to promote equity and diversity in emergency medicine.

Moderator: Mx Amil Reddy
Certified Canadian Inclusion Professional

Since 2008, Amil has been working alongside communities and companies to do better by being better. They do this by creating organizational change through a diversity, equity and inclusion lens. All of the work Amil does is rooted by their intersectional experience as a trans person of colour and parent/teller of dad jokes. They love travel, a good Americano, and heading to the forest with their kiddos and pup, Peanut.

Dr Dinesh Palipana
Resident Medical Officer
Emergency Department, Gold Coast University Hospital, Queensland

Dinesh Palipana is a resident medical officer in the emergency department of the Gold Coast University Hospital. He was the first medical intern in Queensland with quadriplegia. He completed a degree in law before medicine and will be admitted as a lawyer in 2020. Dinesh co-founded Doctors with Disabilities Australia. Dinesh has contributed to a number of initiatives in inclusivity nationally and internationally, including the Disability Royal Commission. He was awarded an Order of Australia Medal. He was the third Australian to receive a Henry Viscardi Achievement award.

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Dr Shantha Raghwan
FACEM
Logan Hospital, Queensland

Shani is a new fellow and an executive member of NoWEM (Network of Women in Emergency Medicine). She is an advocate for gender and diversity representation in emergency medicine and is also a member of AWE.

Dr Khama Ennis
Associated Chief of Emergency Medicine
Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Massachusetts, USA

Dr Khama Ennis is a board certified Emergency Physician practicing in Western Massachusetts in the US. She earned her undergraduate degree in medical anthropology at Brown University before attending New York University School of Medicine for her MD and the Harvard School of Public Health for her MPH. She served as Medical Director and Chief of Emergency Medicine at Cooley Dickinson Hospital from October 2015 until July 2020 and has continued as the Associate Chief of the Emergency Department. She is the first Black woman to be elected to serve as President of the Medical Staff at Cooley Dickinson beginning October 2020. She has participated in panel discussions and published multiple essays highlighting the impact of race and racism in the US.

Dr Carmen Brown
Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist

Carmen is a board certified Obstetrician/Gynaecologist who has over 15 years experience in her specialty. She is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and obtained her Bachelors of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology at Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She graduated from medical school at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia which is one of four Historically Black Medical Schools in the United States. She went on to finish her specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Houston, Texas at the Texas Medical Center, the largest Medical Center in the world. She has worked in private practice and has been a Senior Clinical Lecturer at training programs in the USA and New Zealand. She has a passion for improving access and equality in maternal health care and has been a part of several online platforms dedicated to bringing health care inequity due to structural racism to light. She is a member of Mocha OB, a group of over 500 female OB/GYN and GP OBS of colour who are making a point to educate and empower Black women with their health care. She does interviews and lectures on a variety of topics and was most recently featured on the NBC News Web Series “Global Hangouts” discussing the impact of the Stage 4 restrictions in Victoria. She is a blogger and writer and spends time writing about life as a doctor and mum to a child with autism. She has been married to her school sweetheart for over 20 years and is mum to 2.

You can follow her at @AutismDrMom on Twitter or at “Confessions of a Doctor Mom” at: www.AutismDrMom@blogspot.com

Dr John Bonning
President, ACEM
Emergency Physician, Waikato District Health Board
Chair, Council of Medical Colleges, New Zealand

Dr John Bonning is the President of ACEM, a practicing Emergency Physician in the Waikato in Aotearoa New Zealand and Chair of the Council of Medical Colleges in New Zealand. John is proud to have been involved with Te Rautaki Manaaki Mana since its inception in 2017. Equity in healthcare delivery to Māori, Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders is now embedded into the ACEM constitution.

One of the key platforms on which John based his presidency is equity of emergency healthcare delivery on both sides of the Tasman, and understanding the difference between equity and equality is key.

John has been a doctor for 30 years and has seen first-hand the multiple facets of inequity of healthcare delivery as manifest in Emergency Departments. John has also done locum work in Alice Springs for 10 years, alas not in 2020.

Dr Tatum Bond
ACEM Advanced Trainee

Dr Tatum Bond is an ACEM advanced trainee and a proud Ngadjonji woman. Tatum’s maternal grandfathers land is that of the rainforest areas of the southern Atherton Tablelands in Far North Queensland, a place that she is proud to call home as she completes her ACEM training in Cairns. Tatum grew up as the second eldest of five children in Tannum Sands, a small town in Central Queensland. She is the first and so far only doctor in her family, with her siblings chasing careers as a Firefighter, Nurse, Teacher and Electrician. Tatum currently holds a position as the Indigenous Trainee representative on ACEM’s Reconciliation Action Plan Committee and has also been a member of the Australian Indigenous Doctors Association (AIDA) for 16 years. Tatum looks forward to being a part of this journey and sharing her experiences along the way.

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Dr Max Raos
Emergency Specialist, Sydney, NSW

Dr Max Raos (Te Atiawa, Te Arawa) is an Emergency Specialist from Aotearoa practising in Sydney. He’s a father, a doctor, an equity advocate and exercise enthusiast.

 


1300 – 1430
ALSO/AMaRE Maternity Emergency Workshop

Maternity care and the emergency department – from normal birth to trauma and the obstetric patient.

A session on maternity care and the emergency department provided by an obstetrician and midwife from the Australian faculty of Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO/AMaRE) . This session will cover the essentials ED teams need to know when a call comes through about a pregnant trauma patient, how to prepare and what to do once they have arrived including in the event of an arrest and need for resuscitative hysterectomy whether you’re at a major metropolitan tertiary centre or a regional, rural or remote setting. We will also cover normal birth in the ED and common complications related to birth using case vignettes. What to do, what not to do to optimise safety for mother, baby and your teams.

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Dr Rebecca Szabo
Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, Medical Educator and Lead of Simulation
The Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne

Dr Rebecca Szabo is an obstetrician/gynaecologist, medical educator and lead of simulation at The Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne which is co-located with The Royal Melbourne Hospital so the major trauma centre in Victoria providing obstetric and trauma services. She is the lead of the Gandel Simulation Service a translational simulation service based at the Women’s in partnership with The University of Melbourne and has a Masters of Clinical Education focused on simulation. Rebecca is a senior lecturer at The University of Melbourne in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Medical Education where she is lead of Simulation and is a member of the RANZCOG Simulation Training Advisory Group. She has been an instructor for the AMaRE / Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) program for the past 10 years and a board member for 3 years with experience working and teaching across Australia, Thailand and Mongolia. Rebecca is also on the Victorian statewide Healthcare Worker Infection Prevention and Wellbeing Taskforce for education and simulation expertise.

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Dr Helen Cooke
Midwife
Instructor, AMaRE / Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) Program

Dr Helen Cooke is a midwife with extensive skills in complex pregnancy management. Helen worked for 6 years as a midwife providing advice on the NSW Perinatal Advice line taking responsibility for the management and transfer of women requiring transfer for higher level maternity care. Helen has been and instructor for the AMaRE / Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) program for the past 20 years and is a longstanding member of the board. Helen’s PhD was on the development, implementation and evaluation of an interprofessional education program in NSW, Fetal monitoring, Obstetric emergencies and Neonatal resuscitation Training (FONT). Currently Helen has a private consulting business for maternity services. Helen has experience teaching across Australia, Fiji and Thailand.

 

ASM Countdown

Important Dates

Registration opens       

31 August 2020

Early bird registration closes

9 October 2020