14 Nov Olurotimi Akinola
Dr Olurotimi Akinola BSc, MBBS, MMed (Emergency Medicine), FCEM (SA), FMCEM (Nig),
Dr. Akinola is an Emergency Physician, a Fellow of the College of Emergency Medicine South Africa, and National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria.
Dr Akinola serves as an EM consultant at the University College Hospital Ibadan a 1000 bed tertiary level hospital in Nigeria. As the residency training coordinator of the first accredited academic residency program in Nigeria he is part of a team passionate about training, research, evidence-based practice and mentorship of young doctors and residents.
As a pioneer emergency medicine physician in Nigeria, he shares his knowledge and experience in various areas which include POCUS, acute care, prehospital care, disaster management, medical education, and simulation.
He is published in peer reviewed journals and presented at local and international emergency medicine, disaster, and healthcare conferences.
Dr Akinola has been actively involved in African Federation of Emergency Medicine as a member, West African Representative of the AFEM board and national rep for Nigeria.
He is an advocate for the establishment and development of emergency medicine and emergency care across the West African Sub region and continent of Africa.