Dr Chloe Furst

Medical lead, Acute and Urgent Care Program

Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia

hloe is a dual trained geriatrician and palliative care physician working across both specialties within the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN). She is the acting Medical Lead for the Acute and Urgent Care program at the Royal Adelaide Hospital which includes General Medicine, Geriatrics, the Emergency department and Trauma. She was the Co-Head of unit for the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) Department of Geriatric and Rehabilitation Medicine and is the current state division president of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Geriatric Medicine. She has a special interest in capacity, cognitive impairment, multimorbidity and end of life care and the ethics around these complex issues. She has a strong commitment to the care of the older adult and ensuring that our hospital systems are safe for patients and doctors alike and that patients get treatment aligned to their goals of care in the right environment.