Dr. Anthony Joseph

Associate Professor Anthony Joseph MBBS FACEM GCHS
August 2017

Dr Joseph is the current Director of Trauma and senior Staff Specialist in the Emergency Department at Royal North Shore Hospital. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney.

He is a past -President of the Australasian Trauma Society. He was the Chair of bothOrganising and Scientific Committees of Trauma 2017, a joint meeting of the Australasian Trauma Society and the Trauma Association of Canada. He is the Co-Chair of the Organising Committee for the 5th World Trauma Congress to be held in Brisbane, Australia in 2020.

He has held numerous positions within the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) including a member of College Council, the Chair of the Standards, Quality, Trauma and Ultrasound Committees. He is the current chair of the ACEM Non- Specialist Training Committee, a member of the ACEM International Emergency Medicine Committee and a current member of the ACEM Senior Court of Examiners. He has also been involved in teaching in Vietnam, Myanmar, India and Malaysia on a range of emergency medicine, trauma and ultrasound topics.

He has also been a co-founder of the Trauma Subcommittee for the International Federation of Emergency Medicine.
He has extensive experience in the use and teaching of Emergency Department ultrasound and has obtained a Graduate Certificate in Health Science (Medical Sonography) at the University of Sydney.

He is also a current tutor in Communication skills for University of Sydney Graduate Medical Program Year 2 Medical students and was judged by his students to be the best tutor with his co-tutor in 2005.

He has been a regular EMST Instructor and Course Director since 2000 and had also been a CCRISP Course instructor in the past. He has also been a member of the RACS Trauma Verification Team in the past.

He is Principal Investigator in a multi-disciplinary clinical study “Stepped Care for Mental Health Conditions after Traumatic Injury” which has gained external funding from the NSW Ministry of Health and the Agency for Clinical Innovation.

He is also a Principle Investigator in “A prospective cohort study on the prevalence of frailty in patients over the age of 70 years after major injury and its implications for outcomes after major trauma”.

He is an author or co-author on over 35 publications published in peer-reviewed journals and has authored 6 chapters in medical textbooks. A list of publications can be provided on request.

He is currently a reviewer for articles submitted to the Injury, Emergency Medicine Australasia, and the European Journal of Emergency Medicine journals.

He has been an invited speaker at over 60 National and International meetings on a variety of subjects including emergency medicine, emergency ultrasound and trauma topics.