Dr Valerie Malka
Dr Valerie Malka is a Trauma and General Surgeon and was the previous Director of Trauma Services for Westmead Hospital and Sydney West Area Health Service for over a decade. She was a previous EMST Director and is a DSTC Instructor with a great passion for trauma and acute care surgery. She has longstanding management experience, as well as experience in running and convening large scale conferences/forums.
With special interests in education and quality assurance she has worked extensively in patient safety and the maintenance of ethics in healthcare. Valerie has worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross and the International Rescue Committee and holds a Diploma in International Humanitarian Assistance from Geneva University and a Masters Degree in International Public Health with a major in Humanitarian Law. She also holds a Masters degree in Journalism and in her spare time writes medical, health and wellbeing articles.