Chair, Author & Editor
Dr Shashi Kalava
MBBS FACEM Grad Cert IT (Health Informatics)
Senior Staff Specialist Emergency Medicine | Wyong Hospital
Principal Investigator | DAFF Study Clinical Trial
Conjoint Lecturer, School of Medicine and Public Health | University of Newcastle
Shashi is a passionate educationalist and practicing Emergency Physician. He is the co-founder of the popular AFEM course which helps trainees succeed in the ACEM Fellowship Exams. He runs various interactive educational sessions for interns, junior medical officers, international medical graduates and nursing staff.
He is a day dreamer and avid learner with interests in a wide variety of topics. He is obsessed about words, believes strongly in gratitude and can never turn down an opportunity at Go-Karting.
Dr Hemal Patel
Director of Emergency Medicine Training | Wyong Hospital
Staff Specialist Emergency Medicine | Wyong Hospital
Conjoint Fellow, School of Medicine and Public Health | University of Newcastle
Dr Hemal Patel is a practicing FACEM and has been writing MCQs for the fellowship exam for over 2 years now. He is participant of undergraduate medical training with the University of Newcastle, NSW. He is currently developing a simulation programme for unaccredited trainees.
Dr Hemal Patel lives with his wife and two sons in NSW and as a pass time he is an avid squash player all throughout the year with winter sports being his other main hobby.