Dr Michael Augello

Michael is the Director of Emergency Medicine Training, St Vincent’s and a Medical Adviser to Oilsearch. His first experience of developing world medicine was during his medical student elective when he spent 11 weeks in the Solomon Islands in 1996. He has an interest in education and facilitates on Emergency Life Support (ELS) courses in Australia, and various other courses developed using the hi fidelity mannequin at St. Vincent's Education Centre.

Since 2005, he has maintained his interest in the Pacific by participating in a 24 hour emergency consultation service with a series of medical clinics in the Southern Highlands and Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea. This includes annual field educational trips, as well as education provided back in Melbourne. This provides an important source of income to this fund. He has also been involved with exam preparation for several PNG M.Med Emergency candidates.