David Ku


Intensive Care Consultant
Monash Health

Intensive Care Consultant
St. John of God

Board Member,
Director of International Relations
Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS)

Co-Lead, Global Intensive Care Initiative, Asia
Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS) and College of Intensive Care Medicine (CICM)

Visual Abstract Editor
Editorial Board member
Critical Care Medicine

Chair, Asia-Pacific Critical Care Summit
Asia Pacific Intensive Care Symposium (APICS), Singapore

Adjunction Clinical Lecturer
Monash University


Australia and New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS)
Honoury Secretary and Executive Member 2017-2019
Chair, Victoria 2015-2016
Secretary, Victoria 2014-2015

World Congress of Intensive Care 2019
Deputy Convenor
Trade and Exhibition

Asia Pacific Intensive Care Symposium (SG-ANZICS)
Co-Convenor 2018-2019
Safer Care Victoria – VicPAD Project
A 18 ICU collaborative approach to tackle Pain Agitation Delirium (PAD) across Victoria, 2017-2018

Monash Health
Co-lead, Peri-operative service, Dandenong, 2015-16
Winner, iCARE award for Compassion, 2015

Victorian Intensive Care Education Network (VICEN)
A 16 ICU Co-operative education network for ICU trainees across Victoria
Clinical Lead
Winner of Trailblazer Award of Safer Care Victoria
Inaugural Chair, 2014-2015

International Speaker
Invited speaker or faculty for over 50 events internationally, including
Australia, UAE, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, China, Brazil,
Mongolia and USA


Peri-operative Care
Pain Agitation Delirum Immobility and Sleep (PADIS)
Data Driven Quality Improvement
Medium to Long Term ICU Outcomes
Parenteral Nutrition
Staff Recruitment
Modern Inclusive Mentorship
Innovative Education