Director of Trauma, Royal North Shore Hospital
Dr Joseph is the Director of Trauma (Emergency) and an Emergency Physician at Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney. He was the chairperson of the Steering Committee for the formation of the Australasian Trauma Society in 1997 and is a Past President and Treasurer of the Society.
Dr Joseph's interests include the use of ultrasound in trauma and other emergent situations. He was involved in the drafting of the ATS' policy and credentialing guidelines for the use of ultrasound in trauma patients which are in use statewide. He has been the Chairperson of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Ultrasound Subcommittee and is the current Chair of the NSW Faculty of the ACEM as well as a member of the ACEM Council and the current chair of the ACEM Standards Committee.
Dr Joseph is an author on 19 publications, three book chapters and has given over 30 presentations at national and international Emergency and Trauma meetings. He is a section editor for Trauma for Emergency Medicine Australasia (EMA) as well as a reviewer for Injury and the Lancet.
Dr Joseph's research interests include use of Ultrasound in the Emergency Department, venous thrombo-embolic disease, the development of trauma systems, trauma resuscitation and Trauma Service Verification.
Dr Joseph is also involved in teaching emergency ultrasound to other doctors and teaches emergency medicine trainees and medical students. He has also been a supervisor for medical students doing an honours year.
Dr Joseph is currently an EMST Instructor and Course Director and is involved in the teaching of Introductory Trauma Ultrasound Courses. He is also an Instructor on the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons' Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CRISP) Course.