Professor George Braitberg AM OSTJ - Director, Board of Directors

  • Appointed: October 2022  
  • Chair: Quality Committee  
  • Member: Research Committee
  • Member: Primary Care and Population Health Advisory Committee  

The research interests of George Braitberg include toxicology, disaster medicine, ethical decision making, learning health systems and the management of acute emergencies. He has published over 80 journal papers and authored more than 20 book chapters.  

George became a member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2018 and an Officer of the Order of St John (OStJ) in 2019. In 2018 he was awarded the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Service Award. 

George is an emergency physician and toxicologist and has more than 35 years’ experience as a medical administrator. He is Head of the Emergency Medicine Stream for the Department of Critical Care at the University of Melbourne and Professor/Director of Emergency Medicine Research at Austin Health. Prior to these roles, he held an executive role in quality and safety at The Royal Melbourne Hospital.  

George is a Fellow of the American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT), the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) and the Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators (RACMA). He holds a Masters in Bioethics and Health Services Management from Monash University. He is a Board member of St Johns Ambulance (Victoria) and the Department of Health’s Board Ministerial Advisory Committee and is a member of a number of national and international research committees.


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