Founded in 2013, the Monash Emergency and Critical Care Special Interest Group (MECCSIG) is a student interest group that represents Monash University medical students interested in the areas of Anaesthetics, Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care, and Trauma Medicine.

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MECCSIG Committee 2023

Co-Chairs: Kyle Williams and Jordi Shahab

Secretary: Thedini Pinidiyapathirage

Sponsorship & Treasury: Richard Han

Logistics: Sammy Stevenson, Jamie Formosa and James Liang

Academics: Connor-James Burley, Atacan Ertugrul and Nicola Ma

Social Media & Design: Jiting Li and Katrina Danial

Year 2 Representative: Sandewni Liyanage Don

Latest Updates

  • Upcoming: MECCSIG Workshops

    Ever wanted to try your luck at putting in an airway? Ever wanted to have a go at an eFAST scan? Ever tried resus on a deteriorating patient? Or have you ever plastered on a patient? MECCSIG is excited to present: Alfred Critical Care Workshop! Get hands on with:
    ⛑️ Simulation mannequins
    ⛑️ Intro to eFAST
    ⛑️ Plastering and fracture management
    ⛑️ Airway management
    🍽️ Food!!

    32 tickets are available for the Alfred Workshop (CCS clinical students only) & 24 tickets are available for the Bendigo Workshop, first in best dressed so get in quick! Tickets are $5, keep an eye on the event pages for more updates:

    Alfred Workshop

    Bendigo Workshop

  • Careers in Critical Care Webinar

    Have you always dreamt of working in a fast paced environment, dealing with exciting challenges every day? Wondering what to do with your time during 6 weeks of iso? Keen to learn about the various career pathways to critical care? We’ve got the event just for you!

    MECCSIG and BOQ Specialist are proud to present our first event this year, Careers in Critical Care Webinar! This webinar will feature a panel of highly experienced critical care professionals, who will be sharing their insights into the fields of Emergency Medicine, Intensive Care and Anaesthetics.

    To accommodate greater numbers, we will be streaming the webinar onto Facebook LIVE, where you’ll be able to interact with and leave questions for our speakers to address!

    Watch Our Event on Facebook!

    With amazing speakers and sharing, this is an event not to be missed. We look forward to having you join us!

  • NEW PODCAST: MECCSIG Clinical Leaders


    We’re proud to launch our new podcast series ✨MECCSIG CLINICAL LEADERS✨- now available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

    To kick off, we have Jack and Michael interviewing A/Prof Katherine Walker 👩‍⚕️, an Emergency Physician AND avid researcher. In this episode, she shares about her recently published article on the use of clinical scribes in the emergency department and how they might boost productivity.

    ✏️ https://www.bmj.com/content/364/bmj.l121

    Ever wondered how you should approach an ED rotation? Tune in for A/Prof Walker’s tips on how you can make the best out of your time there! 🤓

    Got an inspirational figure in critical care in mind for us to interview next? Feel free to drop us a message and you might just see them in future episodes! 👀

    In the meantime, do check out our other podcast series, 🔍Clinical Pearls 🔍 where we go through different topics in critical care.

    Take care, and happy learning! 💪

    🎧 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/72l56G2lYDKx0ISs0kxbtz…
    🎧 Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/…/…/meccsig-podcasts/id1506908962