Introducing April, Srilal and the Paediatric Program

Our Paediatric Program this year for DevelopingEM 2016 is again shaping up as a fantastic session with presenters discussing approaches to paediatric critical care medicine ranging from the prehospital world to ICU.

This year the session is being coordinated by April Kam and Srilal Desilva.


April is taking over from her Canadian compatriot Anthony Crocco and was part of our faculty last year in Havana. She is an Associate Professor of Paediatric Emergency Medicine in the Department of Paediatrics at McMaster University. She has worked around the globe and has a special interest in emergency medicine teaching and education. Check out her presentation from last year.

DevelopingEM2015 Paediatric Sepsis




Srilal is a consultant paediatrician at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital in Colombo. He is a past President of the SSCCEM and the Sri Lankan College of Paediatricians. Srilal has been critical to getting DevelopingEM 2016 up and running and he is co-chairing both the Paediatric and the Global EM track.

Together April and Srilal have coordinated an incredible group of experts from around the globe. With topics including Dengue Management, Paediatric Prehospital Management and Paediatric POCUS it’s sure to be an unmissable session.


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