27 Nov Aidan Baron
Aidan is a Paramedic, Medical Student, Researcher, and Educator based in Sydney Australia.
He is the 2020 recipient of the Inaugural Young Clinical Pioneer Scholarship from Phillips Healthcare for his work in promoting POCUS in prehospital and community care.
Aidan completed a Bachelors degree in Paramedic Practice, followed by a BSc Hons comparing short and long axis insertion for ultrasound guided IV cannulation by paramedics, and then a Post Graduate Certificate in Point of Care Ultrasound (Emergency Medicine) whilst practicing as a paramedic.
Following these studies he spent a year under Professor Tom Quinn in London as a visiting researcher in emergency, cardiovascular, and critical care at the Centre for Health and Social Care Research at Kingston University and St Georges University.
During this time he created The PoCUS Course Series and launched the courses across the UK, Australia, and EU. As of 2022, Aidan has taught in over 11 countries. He is a current EGLS Instructor, and has been a UK FICE/FUSIC and Aus BELS Instructor.
Aidan’s Prehospital POCUS Course Series are now taught in over 5 countries, in 3 languages, and are the chosen prehospital POCUS training solution for the Royal Australian Navy, alongside other Defence, Government, and NGOs.
He is currently studying Medicine at the University of Notre Dame in Sydney and holds appointments as an honorary researcher in emergency, cardiovascular, and critical care at Kingston University and St Georges University London, Adjunct Lecturer in Paramedicine at Charles Sturt University Australia, and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Paramedic Practice.