ACEM is committed to fostering emergency medicine research, encouraging and supporting Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori doctors in undertaking emergency medicine training and building the capacity of emergency medicine programs in low-and middle-income countries.

ACEM Foundation contributes philanthropically towards three pillars:

  • provide opportunities to undertake emergency medicine research endeavours;
  • provide opportunities to improve and develop emergency care in low-and middle-income countries; and 
  • encourage and support Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand Indigenous doctors to become emergency medicine physicians.

Who is the ACEM Foundation Committee?

The ACEM Foundation Committee is an entity of the ACEM Board:

  • Dr John Bonning – Committee Chair
  • Professor Didier Palmer– Committee Deputy Chair
  • Dr Stephen Gourley – ACEM President
  • Dr Jules Willcocks – Council of Advocacy, Practice and Partnerships
  • Dr Rob Mitchell – Global Emergency Medicine Committee
  • Associate Professor Viet Tran – Research Committee
  • Dr Sharon Kletchko
  • Dr Asheila Narang
  • Dr Thomas van Dantzig
  • Olly Jones – ACEM Interim CEO

Contact Us

The ACEM Foundation Committee and staff administrators can be contacted via [email protected].