Dr Lisa Charles shares her story of life as an emergency medicine physician in Saint Lucia

As a small island in the Caribbean with a population of just 175,000, Saint Lucia faces unique emergency medicine challenges. From the day Lisa stepped off the island to further her studies she knew she would return, and in 1999 she did as a qualified emergency medicine physician. From that point on Lisa has dedicated her life to improving emergency medical care and systems on the island.

Dr Benjamin Wachira shares his story of life as an Emergency Medicine Physician in Kenya

Benjamin is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Aga Khan University, Nairobi and the current president of the African Federation for Emergency Medicine, an international association aimed at supporting emergency care development across Africa. He is also the Founding Director of the Emergency Medicine Kenya Foundation, an organization dedicated to ensuring timely, accessible and quality lifesaving emergency care in Kenya.

Message from the President January 2020

Professor Jim Ducharme

Welcome to a new year, and a new decade – where will we be 10 years from now?

If we believe projections from scientists, there will be both great and terrible events: individualized treatment based on our DNA, nanotechnology to cure cancer and remove atherosclerotic plaques etc.

Devastating bushfires and our climate emergency

A message from the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine’s Immediate Past President Dr Simon Judkins

At the ACEM Annual Scientific Meeting in November 2019, Emergency Physicians from across Australia and New Zealand, and many other parts of the world, met at the front of the Royal Hobart Hospital to participate in a Climate Change march,