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Capacity Building in Global Emergency Care

Empower yourself in Global Emergency Care through our Capacity Building course. Designed for current and future GEC practitioners, enhance skills to operate effectively in resource-limited settings


Semester 2 - July 22 to October 27, 2024




Postgraduate Course

This course will equip emergency care practitioners with the knowledge and skills to develop, deliver and evaluate safe and effective GEC capacity building programs in collaboration with local partners.

Participants undertaking this course will acquire a specialist and unique skill-set which enables them to contribute to or lead the development of emergency care services (hospital emergency department and prehospital emergency services), emergency workforces (supporting the development of urgently required, specialist clinical and non-clinical staff) and establishing systems and networks which provide emergency healthcare where it is desperately needed.


  • Career Medical Officers (CMOs)

  • Emergency Medicine trainees and clinicians

  • Emergency Nurses and Nurse Practitioners

  • Medical professionals responsible for emergency care in developing regions

  • Senior health administrators


22 July 2024 - 27 October 2024

This course will be delivered online.The compulsory workshop will be delivered as a hybrid model – online and remotely.


A/Prof Gerard O’Reilly

A/Prof Gerard O’Reilly is a senior Emergency Physician and Head of Global Programs at the Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre, Head of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the National Trauma Research Institute, and Associate Professor at the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

Dr Rob Mitchell

Rob Mitchell (@robdmitchell) is an emergency and retrieval physician at the Alfred Hospital Emergency & Trauma Centre in Melbourne. He has a strong interest in global emergency care (GEC), having previously completed Australian Volunteers for International Development assignments in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Solomon Islands.

Dr Georgina Phillips

Dr Georgina Phillips has worked at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne for more than 25 years, with special interest in clinical excellence and research for patients with complex psychosocial issues. Since 1996 as an Australian Volunteer doctor in Kiribati, Georgina has had ongoing involvement in emergency care capacity development in the Asia-Pacific region, including Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Fiji, Timor-Leste and Myanmar.

Dr Jennifer Jamieson

Dr Jennifer Jamieson (@drjennyjam) is an emergency physician and trauma consultant with a passion for global health and emergency medicine. She currently works as a FACEM at the Royal Hobart Hospital and helps oversee the trauma portfolio for the emergency department. She undertook her specialty training at the Alfred Hospital, then split her time working as a trauma consultant at Alfred Health and an emergency physician at Monash Health.

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