History of ITIM

June 2001 - The Greater Metropolitan Services Implementation Group (GMSIG) recommended the establishment of a virtual Trauma Institute in their report. NSW Health established an Executive Committee to progress this recommendation over a three-month period.

December 2001 - The Executive Committee presented a report to the then Minister for Health, the Hon. Craig Knowles MP.

January 2002 - An interim secretariat was established by seconding or employing staff on a consultancy basis to ensure the Institute was operational within the recommended time frame.

May 2002 - The Health Minister formally announced the establishment of the newly named NSW Institute of Trauma and Injury Management (ITIM).

November 2012 - ITIM transitioned to become part of the Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI).


  • Prof Danny Cass (2002 - 2010)
  • Dr Peter Clark (2010 -  2013)
  • Dr Oran Rigby (2013 - 2016)
  • Assoc Prof Michael Dinh (2016 - present)


  • Patricia McDougal OAM (2002 - 2013)
  • Christine Lassen (2013 - 2020)
  • Glenn Sisson (2020 - present)

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