George is a practicing emergency physician and toxicologist of 35 years. He is the Head of the Emergency Medicine Stream for the Centre for Critical Care Medicine at the University of Melbourne and Executive Director of Strategy, Quality and Improvement at Melbourne Health.
As well as being a FACEM he is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Toxicology and the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators. He holds Masters in Bioethics and Health Services Management. He is a member of the Victorian Clinical Council, a Board member of St Johns Ambulance (Victoria) and Medical Advisor to Ambulance Victoria.
He was awarded the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine Service Award in 2018 and became a member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2018 and an Officer of the Order of St John (OStJ) in 2019. He is a proud grandfather of five.