Dr David Ku

ICU consultant at Dandenong Hospital and St John of God

    Twitter Handle: @DavidKuICUMelb
    David completed his ICU training through Monash and the Alfred Hospitals in Melbourne, and currently works as an Intensivist at Dandenong Hospital of Monash Health, and St John of God in Berwick. With an interest in peri-operative care, data driven quality improvement, innovative education and translating research into practice, he has travelled internationally to learn strategies that enhance long term, functional outcomes for the critically ill. He was part of the trailblazing multi-disciplinary leadership group from Monash Health that led VicPAD, a collaborative effort between 14 ICUs across Victoria to improve Pain, Agitation and Delirium management. He currently serves as the Honorary Secretary, International Liaison, and Executive Board member for the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS), and recently joined the Editorial board of Critical Care Medicine (CCM). He is the convenor for SG-ANZICS 2019 in Singapore, and the deputy convenor for the World Critical Care Congress 2019, responsible for sponsorship and exhibition and twitter handle.