I’ll leave it to you to make up your own mind on the value of ‘medutainment’… 😉
Finally, congratulations are in order, as Bala is the first author of the recently published ADRENAL trial. It is a fantastic piece of science that is mandatory reading for all who treat patients with sepsis. Please read the article, watch the video presentations from the Critical Care Reviews 2018 meeting, and check out the critical appraisal of ADRENAL on The Bottom Line.
After finishing his medical degree at the University of Auckland, he continued post-graduate training in New Zealand as well as Australia’s Northern Territory, Perth and Melbourne. He has completed fellowship training in both intensive care medicine and emergency medicine, as well as post-graduate training in biochemistry, clinical toxicology, clinical epidemiology, and health professional education.
He is actively involved in in using translational simulation to improve patient care and the design of processes and systems at Alfred Health. He coordinates the Alfred ICU’s education and simulation programmes and runs the unit’s education website, INTENSIVE. He created the ‘Critically Ill Airway’ course and teaches on numerous courses around the world. He is one of the founders of the FOAM movement (Free Open-Access Medical education) and is co-creator of litfl.com, the RAGE podcast, the Resuscitology course, and the SMACC conference.
His one great achievement is being the father of two amazing children.