Bob Dunn is an Emergency Physician with 30 years of experience in clinical practice in a variety of settings who also has qualifications in management and applied languages.

He is currently Director of Clinical and Academic Emergency Medicine at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and is the Editor in Chief of The Emergency Medicine Manual.

Through his roles in various educational organisations, Bob has helped promote training in organisational behaviour and interpersonal skills to help develop effective team working skills in medical staff, and was one of the driving forces behind the introduction of these ‘soft’ skills into Emergency Medicine and early post-graduate medical training. He is also a qualified MBTI assessor and Professional Development Program for Registrars instructor.

Bob has been a section editor for the journal, Emergency Medicine Australasia, as well as Chair of the ACEM Trainee Research Committee and judge for the ACEM Research Award. Through this work he has conducted detailed reviews of many hundreds of research projects.

He has a special interest in emergency ultrasonography and over 15 years of experience in point of care ultrasound and echocardiography.

He is ACEM Regional Censor for SA/NT, and serves on the ACEM Council of Education, and the ACEM Examinations Committee as Examiner Lead.

Topics being presented at EMSA 2018:

  • Personalities and teams
  • Interpreting health literature