Dr Clare Skinner
Clare is Director of EM at Hornsby Kuring-Gai Hospital in Sydney, New South Wales. Clare is a proud graduate of the local public school system and completed degrees in arts and science at the Australian National University before embarking on a medical degree at the University of Sydney.
Clare was a Junior Medical Officer at the Canberra Hospital before moving back to Sydney to undertake training in EM at Royal North Shore Hospital. Clare also completed a Masters of Public Health degree. Since attaining Fellowship in 2011, she has worked clinically across Northern Sydney and as Curriculum Advisor for the Sydney Medical School.
Clare is interested in improving workplace culture in EDs and hopes to achieve this by advocating for increased senior medical staffing, building positive relationships in and beyond the ED, providing excellent clinically-orientated education, and mentorship of trainees and Junior Medical Officers.