Charmaine Cunningham

Programme convener and lecturer, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Surgery at University of Cape Town, South Africa

Charmaine's career spans several worlds including clinical care, education, management, and research. Clinically she have practiced various aspects of acute care; including pre-hospital, remote medicine, critical and emergency care, fulfilling management and leadership positions in most.
Charmaine is driven by understanding how we can build capacity and leadership in healthcare by improving cross-silo collaboration, sense-making, teamwork and process improvement. She believes that these are key to strengthening the health system and improving access to care.
She is also a passionate and energetic educator, and teaches on various post-graduate courses. Her research interests include access to care, education, sense-making, and community-based emergency care/response systems. She favours qualitative research methods e.g., narrative methods and participatory action research.

Lectures by Charmaine Cunningham

Leading Teams in the Emergency Department

Key concepts

Emergency Medicine / Human Factors

Leading Teams in the Emergency Department

Key concepts

Emergency Medicine / Management and Leadership