The lecture will be delivered this year by Bob Brown, a former Tasmanian and Federal Greens leader, medical doctor, and life-long activist. Bob Brown left the Senate in 2012 to establish the Bob Brown Foundation, a not for profit organisation dedicated to supporting environmental campaigns and green causes in Australia and our region.
The lecture will address topics including the work of the Bob Brown Foundation, the ASM theme The Changing Climate of Emergency Medicine and how emergency doctors can use their positions and expertise to advocate for change and action on the issues affecting their work, patients, hospitals, health systems, communities and world.
The lecture will be delivered at 4.30pm on Monday 18 November at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, 1 Davey St, Hobart.
The ACEM Foundation Lecture is a complimentary event, open to members, the general public and ASM participants, however registration is required.
Running from 17 to 21 November, the 2019 ACEM ASM will bring together almost 1000 emergency doctors from across Australia, New Zealand and beyond in Hobart, to consider the current controversial, and not so controversial topics in clinical emergency medicine.
Journalists are welcome to attend the ASM and Foundation Lecture. Please email [email protected] to register, or phone 0498 068 023.
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ACEM is the peak body for emergency medicine in Australia and New Zealand, responsible for training emergency physicians and advancement of professional standards. www.acem.org.au
Established in 2012, the ACEM Foundation contributes philanthropically towards three pillars: Emergency Medicine Research, International Emergency Medicine and Supporting Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori doctors undertaking emergency medicine training.
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