Dr Cameron Knott MBBS(Hons) FRACP FCICM PGCertClinUS GradDipClinEd
Deputy Director of ICU
Medical Student Supervisor
DonateLife Medical Lead
Intensive Care Specialist, Bendigo Health and Austin Health
Academic Lead, Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre, Monash School of Rural Health (Bendigo)
Honorary Clinical Fellow, University of Melbourne (Austin Clinical School)
Healthcare representative on the inter-industrial Human Dimensions Committee of Simulation Australasia
Member on the Victorian Intensive Care Data Review Committee (via ANZICS CORE)
Interested in developing the 'self-improving healthcare system' through clinical education, inter-professional clinical simulation, patient safety and resilience engineering.
Dr Emma Broadfield MBChB DM FRACP FCICM
Supervisor of Training (SOT)
Co-Director of BASIC and Paediatric BASIC
Intensive Care and Respiratory Physician, with an interest in ventilation and non-invasive ventilation.
Dr Janice Yeung BPharm MBBS FCICM DipPallMed(clin)
ICU HMO Term Supervisor
Director of BASIC and Paediatric BASIC
CICM Rural Committee member
Monash Rural School clinical educator (sessional)
Interests in end of life care, communication in the workplace, and regional medical training. She is also a contributing editor for OnTheWards.org.
Dr Caleb Fisher MBBS FRACP FCICM
Intensive Care Physician at Bendigo Health & Austin Health
He has completed dual overseas fellowships in Critical Care Hepatology and Extra-corporeal Membrane Oxygenation. He has a strong interest in the haemostatic abnormalities of liver disease, and improving methods in the management hyperammonaemia.
Dr Vijay Palaniswamy MBBS DipChildHealth DCH FRACP FCICM PGDMLE GCClinSim
Paediatric and Adult Intensive Care Specialist (0.8)
Co-Director of Clinical Training (0.2 FTE)
Honorary PICU consultant (Royal Children’s Hospital)
ICU VMO, SJOG (Bendigo)
Senior Adjunct Lecturer, Monash Rural School
Interested in junior doctor welfare and support, special interest in IMG support programs, Clinical Simulation development and performing of Multidisciplinary team Sims, Acute care Paediatrics, CRRT, Ultrasound & ECHO (In the process of completing DDU critical ECHO course) and Aeromedical physiology. Other Interests include defence medicine as an ADF Airforce Reserve Specialist Officer.
Nisha Vijayanand GradObedienceTraining (level 4)
Raised by Vijay Palaniswamy from a puppy since 2017 and relocated from Queensland in 2019. She commenced as an ICU therapy dog in 2019. NIsha loves visiting the hospital and spending time with patients and their family, as well as nurses and doctors. She also visits other administrative areas for therapy. In the past, she has assisted in supporting EOL care by keeping patients company until they die. NIsha has been actively involved in junior doctor welfare activities with Crazy Socks for Docs day and the Well-being month held each June. She visits a few times in a month depending on her human's availability.