Medical Educator and Web 2.0 enthusiast
A graduate of the University of Edinburgh and Oxford, Mike is a senior emergency physician at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital in Western Australia and resuscitation doctor for the Western Force rugby team.
Recognising the need for enhanced medical information distribution in Australia both at a structural and an educational level, he created an interactive intranet learning platform in 2006 to facilitate e-learning using high quality multimedia content. Mike also founded the development of HealthEngine, Australia's most comprehensive search engine to find doctors.
Mike is a prolific writer and editor of Life In the Fast Lane amongst his many blogs and medical texts. He patrols the information superhighway and maintains the highest standard of content quality and integrity across the Future Health family of websites. Widely regarded as the number one medical blogger in Australia and an expert in medical applications of social media, Mike is a sought after speaker and consultant to corporate clients and educational and research institutions both in Australia and internationally. Mike is married with three children in Perth. He is passionate about rugby, medical education, and health informatics.
- Medical Editor for the Medical Education Blog Life in the Fast Lane
- CIO (Chief Information Officer) for Popfossa.com. Popfossa is a growing online community of health professionals which allows access to a dynamically updated list of World Health Conferences and Scientific Meetings.
- Director and CIO of HealthEngine.com.au. HealthEngine is an Australian-based medical search engine that allows users to safely search for general practitioners, surgeons, medical specialists, hospitals and medical practices across Australia. HealthEngine provides a simple and intuitive navigational structure to guide users through the maze of health related questions from finding the right doctor or medical specialist through to learning about medical tests, procedures, investigations, diseases and conditions
- Information Strategist for Elsevier Australia to enhance the rapid communication of educational material from journals and textbooks to the largely technophobic ranks of Australian physicians. In partnership with Elsevier Australia I am creating an educational interface and eLearning portal which will facilitate discriminatory feedback to enhance and further develop logical learning tools.
Dr Michael (Mike) Cadogan's interests include Adult Emergency Medicine, Advanced Life Support (ALS), Clinical Toxicology, Medical Education, Paediatric Advanced Life Support, Resuscitation Medicine, Retrieval Medicine, Sports Medicine, Telemedicine and Toxicology