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 Amarakone is the Head of Unit at a busy metropolitan paediatric Emergency Department in Melbourne. He has worked with the Trauma Service at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne since 2016 while he is currently leading a hospital wide Trauma Quality Improvement project.
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. Keith has enjoyed designing and delivering paediatric trauma education courses state-wide, and internationally. Keith is an ETM Course Director and an APLS instructor.