Dr Keith Amarakone
Victoria PEM Courses Coordinator
MBChB, BSc (Bioethics), MA (Medical Ethics & Law), PGCertMEd, FACEM (PEM)
Consultant Paediatric Emergency Physician and Paediatric Trauma Education Consultant
Keith is a Consultant Paediatric Emergency Physician and the HMO supervisor at The Northern Hospital as well as the Trauma Education Consultant at The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne.
Keith graduated in the UK, but swiftly moved to New Zealand to start Emergency Medicine Training. After a spell in Cairns, he moved to Melbourne to complete his PEM training. He has an interest in human factors, clinical reasoning, simulation and ethics. As the Paediatric Trauma Education Consultant he has developed the largest multidisciplinary simulation programme run at the Royal Children's Hospital. He has also enjoyed designing and delivering paediatric trauma education courses state-wide, and internationally. Keith is completing a Master of Traumatology. He is an ETM Course Director and an APLS instructor. He is very excited to be involved with the PEM course.