Dr Nicholas Williams completed a neonatal fellowship in Vancouver, Canada, and is now a neonatal staff specialist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, where he leads neonatal resuscitation training. He is also an inaugural Fellow of the Sydney Health Partners Implementation Science Academy.
Nick leads the C3PO Project (Care, coordination, and communication for improving extremely preterm infant outcomes), which aims to redevelop and implement guidelines on the perinatal management of extremely preterm births in NSW and the ACT. He was awarded a Sydney Health Partners Research Translation Fellowship and received the PSANZ David Henderson-Smart Scholarship in 2023 to support this work.
Nicholas is also the co-chair of the NICUS early care of the extremely preterm infant (ePREM) quality improvement group and chairs the Tiny Baby Group at the Australian & New Zealand Neonatal Network Clinical Practice Improvement Conference. Nicholas also has an interest in medical education, particularly the use of technology to enhance learning and clinician performed ultrasound. He is currently the lead for neonatal haemodynamics in the RPA Newborn Care Department and a member of the Neonatal Hemodynamics Research Centre.
Lydia is a neonatologist and paediatric retrieval coordinator. She works with SAAS Medstar Kids Retrieval Service and in private practice. She has postgraduate qualifications in clinical education and simulation. She believes education is an integral part of a clinicians work and enjoys helping clinicians thrive in this area. She is active in undergraduate medical education with the University of Adelaide; postgraduate medical education of neonatal trainees in SA and ANZ; and leads multi-D education at SAAS Medstar Kids. She is a member of the SA Neonatal Resuscitation Committee and a neonatal resuscitation trainer.
Trish is a full-time clinician as a tertiary neonatologist with a specialist interest in point-of-care ultrasound, resuscitation training, family-integrated care in NICU, mentoring, and fostering positive relations between sub-specialties. She is part of an MDT leading neonatal resuscitation training at Child & Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) and instrumental in the implementation of NeoResus to Western Australia, to standardize resuscitation training and contemporary practice, aligning with ANZCOR. She assists with regional & remote neonatal resuscitation and stabilization education through NETSWA.
She is passionate in leading the neonatal Australasian Society of Ultrasound Medicine (ASUM) Clinician Performed Ultrasound (CCPU) program in lung ultrasound and fostering original clinical research.
She is a key member of the neonatal ASUM committee teaching advanced neonatal cardiac, lung, and cranial ultrasound, responsible for training and governance with Australia. She has led lung ultrasound workshops throughout Australia and New Zealand and as an invited guest in Malaysia, Indonesia and China.
Trish developed the Learning from Excellence program “You’re Awesome Baby!” as a way of capturing positive peer feedback in the NICU, showing gratitude to one another, and learning from truly excellent practice.
She is a board member of the parent-led NICU charity ‘Helping Little Hands’ and Scientific committee member of the Women’s and Infants Research Foundation (WIRF) and avidly supports family-integrated care within our NICU.
She is a captive presenter on the international stage at conferences including SMACC, Don’t Forget the Bubbles, CODA Change, and Cool Topics and is affectionally known as Khaleesi of Neonatology (from her Game of Thrones-themed presentation at SMACC Dublin).
Alicia Godmon is a dedicated neonatal nurse with an unwavering passion for education and neonatal resuscitation. With over 20 years of hands-on experience in neonatal care, Alicia has become a beacon of expertise and compassion in the field. Her commitment to continuous learning has led her to pursue advanced certifications in simulation and education, making her a trusted resource for colleagues and a source of comfort for anxious parents. Alicia's dynamic approach to teaching has empowered countless healthcare professionals, ensuring they are well-equipped to handle critical situations in neonatal care.