An Emergency Physician with a special interest in education and lifelong learning. When not drinking coffee and reading Batman comics he is playing with his children.

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Nightmares in Children

Standing outside a house that has seen too many years you wonder how you got here. Soil baked dry by a hundred summer suns tickles over your toes as you look down. No shoes! Why don’t you have any shoes on? The brown dirt crumbles between your toes as you take a single step forward,…

Victorian ACEM ASM 2017

This year I was asked to give not one, but two talks at the Victorian branch of the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting. It takes place on the picturesque Mornington peninsula. With specific streams for doctors in training as well as fully fledged FACEMs I have tasked with providing a little bit…

Save the Date – DFTB18

We couldn’t just stop after one conference, could we? Next year we will be swapping the glamour of Brisvegas for the coffee capital of Australia, Melbourne. With a day dedicated to some fantastic pre-conference workshops, it’s going to be an event not to be missed so save the date.     Bookmark www.dftb18.com and keep…

Trust me, I’m a GP

Here at DFTB we are keen to promote a culture that breaks down the silos of who can do what. We all care about one thing, above all else, the wellbeing of the children we treat. Working in a hospital environment sometimes gives us a skewed view of illness. Just like every neurosurgeon that sees…

DFTB17 – And the winner is…

As much as conferences are about listening to inspiring thoughts and amazing speakers, they are also about sharing of knowledge. This year we launched a competition to promote knowledge translation – not just to the delegates present but for those who couldn’t make it.

The Road… Not Taken

Every now and then there is a presentation or talk that you have to give, that you have been waiting a long time to do. This is one of mine that has been floating around in my head for sometime looking for the right occasion. DFTB17 was the right occasion.