ANZSGM ASM 2018 Cutting Edge: Optimising the Journey for Older Surgical Patients 27-29 June 2018 Sydney Australia


Associate Professor Geoff Sussman OAM

Monash University

Associate Professor Geoff Sussman  holds a position in  the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Monash University and he has been a faculty member at St Anne’s College Oxford University and  Auckland University . He has been involved in wound management for over 30 years in clinical research and clinical practice and teaching  and  has over 100 publications including 24 book chapters. He is a board member of Wounds Australia, an executive board member of the Australasian Wound and Tissue Repair Society and The International Wound Infection Institute. He was the inaugural  Secretary of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies and is President elect of the Asia Pacific Association for Diabetic Limb Problems. He is associate editor of the International Wound Journal, a member of the editorial board of Wound Practice and Research,Chronic Wound Care Management and Research and is a member of the advisory committee for Post Graduate Wound Care education at Monash University. He was awarded an OAM in the Queens birthday Honours in 2006 for his work in wound care as a researcher, educator and clinician. He was recognised at the 2008 World Wound Healing Congress in Toronto with a life time achievement award for his work in wound management.

  1. Which topics and sessions will you be addressing and participating in as part of the program? Plenary 7 The Medical Management of wounds.
  2. Why should these sessions not be missed? With our Ageing population with people living longer more and more will face the problem of wounds from Skin Tears to Pressure Injuries and leg ulcers it is very important to understand the way to diagnose and treat them as many simple acute wounds can become chronic with incorrect management.

Important Dates


Notification of Abstracts:
April 2018

Close of Standard Registration:
Tuesday, 12 June 2018

27 - 29 June 2018


Host Organisation



Australian and New Zealand Society for Geriatric Medicine (ANZSGM)

145 Macquarie Street

Sydney NSW 2000, Australia

Tel: +61 2 9256 5460

Fax: +61 2 9241 3458



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