The ANZAST Trauma Grand Rounds are a series of live, online broadcasts presented bi-monthly.
November Keynote speaker: Dr Ailene Fitzgerald
Dr Fitzgerald is a General and Trauma Surgeon and Director of the ACT Trauma Service based at Canberra Hospital. She is Chair of the ACT Trauma Committee, co-opted RACS Council member, ACT Chair of RACS Trauma Subcommittee, previous Chair and Committee member of RACS ACT, and regularly contributes as faculty at Australian Trauma conferences and courses. Dr Fitzgerald is a Commander in the Navy Health Reserves, having joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1991 as an undergraduate medical student. She has served in a number of establishments and ships and completed many deployments, most recently in the Middle East Area of Operations. She has a passion for trauma systems of care and is committed to further developing Trauma Services across Canberra and its surrounding regions. Outside of surgery, she is a mother and step-mother to six teenage children and enjoys quality time with family and friends, appreciating the importance of a healthy work-life balance.