Trauma SIG

The Trauma Special Interest Group (SIG) exists to co-ordinate resources, provide education and deliver updates to anaesthetists who care for trauma patients as part of their regular clinical work, those who are occasionally required to deal with severe trauma, and those who have a developing interest in working in trauma anaesthesia.​

Trauma is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, often requiring complex care from many medical, nursing and allied health professionals. Anaesthetists can be involved in trauma teams throughout the patient journey, from the roadside through in-hospital resuscitation and stabilisation, surgical interventions, critical care and acute and persistent pain services.

Executive committee

Position

Name

Region

Chair

Dr Daniel Holmes

Qld

Member

Dr Liam Balkin

Qld

Member

Dr Brent May

Vic

Member

Dr Nadia Forbes

NZ

Member

Dr James French

ACT

Member

Dr Kerry Gunn

NZ

Member

A/Prof John Moloney

Vic

Member

Dr Adam Osomanski

NSW

Member

Hon Brian Pezzutti

NSW

Member

Dr Andrew Challen

WA

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For further information, please contact us or visit the ACE website.

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Upcoming ACE events

From multi-day special interest group conferences to evening lectures at the local pub, there's an ACE event for everyone.

2021 Combined SIG meeting

9 July 2021 - 11 July 2021 | Riley Crystalbrook

Join us for the 2021 Combined Communication, Education, Welfare and Leadership and Management SIG...

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2021 Perioperative Medicine SIG meeting

12 August 2021 - 14 August 2021 | Gold Coast, Qld

Join us for the Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group (SIG) at the Sofitel Gold Coast...

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2021 Rural SIG meeting

11 June 2021 - 13 June 2021 | Airlie Beach, Qld

Join us for the 2021 Rural Special Interest Group (SIG), and the Mackay Anaesthetic Community at...

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2021 Scan and Ski workshop

22 July 2021 - 24 July 2021 | Thredbo, NSW

Join us at the 2021 Scan and Ski Workshop "Regional ultrasound scanning workshop for peripheral...

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2021 Tasmanian Winter Meeting

21 August 2021 | Barnbougle, Tasmania

Join us for the 2021 Tasmanian Winter Meeting in Barnbougle, Tasmania.

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Queensland ACE September evening webinar

2 September 2020 | Webinar

Dr Geoffrey Playford and Dr Francesca Rawlins discuss “COVID epidemiology and preparedness Q&A”

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Member satisfaction surveys

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Named ANZCA research awards

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Novice investigator grants

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Oral histories

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Professional documents

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Professorships

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Project and simulation/education grants

Each year, we fund a wide range of projects in the field of basic scientific research, clinical i...

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Last updated 09:09 30.06.2020