MCHD Paramedic Podcast Ep.87 – COVID Worldwide
Join Dr. Dickson and our esteemed colleagues from across the globe to hear how their systems have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and what they have learned from the experience thus far. Dr. Colin Graham is an EM specialist from Hong Kong who practiced there for the first SARS outbreak and is now tackling Corona Part 2. Additionally, we’ll be joined by Dr. Al Meyer, an EM specialist in Melbourne, Australia. This episode truly gives us a worldwide COVID-19 perspective.
Colin Graham qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1994 and completed basic surgical training and then specialist training in emergency medicine in Scotland. He came to the Accident and Emergency Medicine Academic Unit at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2004; he was promoted to Professor in 2007 and was appointed Director in 2015. He has broad research interests within emergency medicine and has published widely. Dr. Graham is an active clinical teacher and he co-authors the Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine. He is also currently Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Emergency Medicine (since 2009) and has served on the Executive and Council of the European Society for Emergency Medicine. Dr. Graham was elected to the Council of the Hong Kong College of Emergency Medicine in 2013 and 2016 and has served as Dean of Students at Morningside College in CUHK since 2016.
Dr. Alastair Meyer completed his specialist training in emergency medicine in Scotland and has worked in academic emergency medicine in Melbourne Australia. He is currently the emergency department director at Casey Hospital in Melbourne. He has numerous peer reviewed publications and has lectured both with AU and internationally. Dr. Meyer is an avid cyclist and word traveler in his spare time.