ANZAST Trauma Grand Rounds

The Australian and New Zealand Association for the Surgery of Trauma launched the ANZAST Trauma Grand Rounds. in October 2020. This bi-monthly live, online broadcast series covers a range of topics with a surgical focus, presented by experts in the field. Presentations are open access, with a recording available for download afterwards.

Damage Control Resuscitation

from ER to OR

in collaboration with the International Association for Trauma Surgery and Intensive Care (IATSIC)

Tuesday 3rd August 2021. 6pm – 7:30pm Australian EST

Keynote speaker: Dr James McKay. FRACS (Gen) CICM

Dr McKay is dual trained in both General Surgery and Intensive Care Medicine and is a fellow of both RACS and CICM.  He completed his medical degree and both surgical and CU training in New Zealand.  Dr McKay completed a Masters degree in Trauma Sciences through Queen Mary University and the Royal London Hospital. He subsequently moved to Vancouver, Canada and completed a Fellowship in Trauma and Acute Care Surgery completing this in 2020 before moving back home.  He currently practices as a General/Trauma Surgeon and ICU specialist in Christchurch, NZ.  Dr McKay participates in various locoregional trauma committees and is a current member of the ANZAST executive committee.


Introduction: 18:00-18:05

Acknowledgment of Country and introductions.

Presentation: Damage Control Resuscitation. 18:05-18:55.

Keynote: Dr James McKay. FRACS. FCICM.

Panel Discussion: 18:55-19:25

Dr Li-Tserng Teo. Surgeon, TTSH, Singapore.

Dr Sarnai Erdene. Surgeon, Ulan Batar, Mongolia.

Dr Annelise Cocco. FRACS.

Dr Glenn Ryan. FACEM

Dr Alex Douglas. FANZCA.

Close: 19:25-19:30.

ANZAST are grateful for the ongoing logistical support of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

The Trauma Grand Round will attract RACS CPD. (Structured and approved small group learning).


June 2021: Junctional Trauma

Keynote: Dr Joseph Dawson

A recording of the presentation can be viewed HERE

April 2021: Managing Brain Trauma

Keynote address: Prof Mark Sheridan

A recording of the presentation can be viewed HERE

February 2021: Thoracic Trauma Emergencies

Keynote address: Prof Silvana Marasco

A recording of the presentation can be viewed HERE

December 2020: Complex Hepatic Injury.

Keynote address: Mr Charles Pilgrim

A recording of the presentation can be viewed HERE

October 2020: Severe Pelvic Injury.

Keynote address: Prof Zsolt Balogh.

A recording of the presentation can be viewed HERE