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Trudi McAlees


Trudi McAlees is a Massey Graduate who started her career in NZ in a mainly dairy practice, followed by locum work in the UK before moving to Melbourne in 2000 to pursue a residency in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. Trudi has memberships of the ANZCVS in Anaesthesia and Critical Care, and in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care and was the first person to achieve Fellowship in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care in 2008.

Trudi worked at the University of Melbourne teaching hospital for 10 years before returning to private practice where she worked as medical director in a private, 2-clinic 24-hour emergency and critical care centre in Melbourne. Trudi is committed to post-graduate education, with a passion for improving the ability of practitioners to deal with emergencies, and in decreasing the angst often accompanying these cases. Trudi has a particular interest in analgesia, ventilation and multi-trauma cases. Trudi presents the CVE’s Feline Emergency TimeOnline course & is co-tutor of the Emergency Medicine Distance Education along with Sandra Forsyth.