EMF is welcoming three new members to its Board for 2019, Emergency Medicine Specialists: Dr Kim Hansen, Dr Shane George and Dr Jeremy Furyk.
The three new members are each Fellows of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM), who as a Founding Member of EMF is responsible for appointing four EMF Board Members.
EMF Chair, Dr Anthony Bell said the three new appointees would bring valuable skills to the Board.
The appointees are replacing retiring members A/Prof Ed Oakley, Dr David Spain and Dr Michael Sinnott.
“The Board isdelighted to be welcoming three highly-experienced emergency specialists whoalso share our commitment to emergency healthcare research,” said Dr Bell.
Dr Sinnott co-founded EMF and served on the EMF Board for nine years over two terms. Dr Spain also was a long term Board Member, serving for eight years over two terms, while A/Prof Oakley was a Board Member for the last four years.
“I would like to personally thank Dr Sinnott, Dr Spain and A/Prof Oakley for the time and energy they devoted to EMF and the considerable role they played in developing the organisation,” said Dr Bell.
Earlier in 2018, Ms Cathy Montesin replaced retiring Board Member, Mr Jason Currie.