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Dr Kim Hansen

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine

Co-Chair, Emergency Department Crowding and Access Block Taskforce

Dr Kim Hansen is an experienced Emergency Physician with a passion for Safety and Quality in healthcare.  Kim graduated from the University of Queensland with first class honours and a University Medal, completed her Emergency Medicine training in Melbourne, Australia and has recently completed an MBA with a Vice Chancellor’s Award. She works as Director of St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital Emergency Department as well as a Senior Staff Specialist at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane, Australia.  Kim is Queensland Faculty Chair for ACEM (Australasian College for Emergency Medicine), a member of ACEM’s “CAPP” Council, the Vice Chair of the ACEM’s Quality and Patient Safety Committee, inaugural Chair of Advancing Women in Emergency and was the inaugural Chair of the IFEM’s Quality and Safety Special Interest Group.  She supports clinician-led research through her role as Chair of the Board of the Emergency Medicine Foundation. In her spare time, she can be found playing basketball, netball or tennis and hiking with family, friends and her Cobberdog.