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A/Professor Andrew Singer

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Chair, Governance Committee

Andrew Singer is Principal Medical Adviser in the Australian Government Department of Health, advising on policy and issues involving acute care, health classification systems, healthcare safety and quality, the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review as well as medical education, training and workforce. He is an Associate Professor in the Australian National University Medical School, a Senior Specialist in Emergency Medicine at Canberra Health Services, and recently retired from being a Specialist in Retrieval Medicine with the Capital Region Retrieval Service after almost 22 years in that role. Andrew is a former Censor-in-Chief and President of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine, receiving the ACEM Medal in 2011. He has been on the Executive (as Treasurer) with the International Federation for Emergency Medicine, and a member of a number of its committees, receiving the FIFEM in 2010. He is Chair of the Prevocational Standards Accreditation Committee and member of the Specialist Education Accreditation Committee of the Australian Medical Council, and a member of its Board.  He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2018.