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Biography

At Cabrini, David Brewster is the Director Medical Education, the Deputy Director of Intensive Care and the Clinical Dean for the Monash University Clinical School. David is currently a practicing specialist in both anaesthesia and intensive care medicine. He has a strong clinical interest in intensive care after cardiac surgery, advanced airway management in intensive care, and anaesthesia for both high-risk patients and the elderly.

David has had significant experience in developing and implementing medical education. Notably, he co-founded and authored the “Beyond BASIC: Airway Management” course. He has held a variety of undergraduate teaching roles for the medical school at Monash University since 2006, culminating with his appointment as the clinical dean at Cabrini by the Central Clinical School in 2017.

External positions

Director of Medical Education, Cabrini Health

2017 → …

Deputy Director of ICU, Cabrini Health

2015 → …

Research area keywords

  • intensive care
  • Anaesthesia
  • Medical Education

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Research Output 2011 2018

4 Citations (Scopus)

Adding kindness at handover to improve our collegiality: The K-ISBAR tool

Brewster, D. J. & Waxman, B. P., 10 Dec 2018, In : Medical Journal of Australia. 209, 11, p. 482-483 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Airway education in intensive care medicine in Australia and New Zealand: what are we doing?

Brewster, D. J., Nickson, C. P. & Gatward, J. J., 1 Mar 2018, In : Anaesthesia and intensive care. 46, 2, p. 239-241 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

Functional assessment tools in the intensive care unit: are we comparing apples and oranges?

Taylor, A., Sarode, V. & Brewster, D. J., 1 Nov 2018, In : Anaesthesia and intensive care. 46, 6, p. 627-628 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOtherpeer-review

Kindness and competition: Are we striking the right balance in medical education?

Brewster, D. J., Rees, C. E., Leech, M. & Thompson, G., 2018, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 11, 5, p. 313-315 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment / DebateOtherpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Pharmacological and non-surgical renal protective strategies for cardiac surgery patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass: a systematic review

Tan, S. I., Brewster, D. J., Horrigan, D. & Sarode, V., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Christie Cameron Memorial Teaching Award

David Brewster (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

“Students’ Choice Award for Most Distinguished Teaching”

David Brewster (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2011 2017

  • 2 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Continuing Professional Development - development/presentation of external courses

ANZICS Critical Care Collaborative Conference

David Brewster (Organiser)
18 Aug 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Airway Management: Beyond BASIC (Event)

David Brewster (Member), john copland (Member), Charles Gomersall (Member), Gavin M. Joynt (Member)
20132017

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsContinuing Professional Development - development/presentation of external courses

ANZICS ASM 2011 Brisbane

David Brewster (Organiser)
13 Oct 2011

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference