Dr Annemie Burke is a specialist Anaesthesiologist with 23 years, clinical experience. The last 19 years was spent at Tygerberg Academic Hospital where she actively participated in several peri-operative teams often caring for critically ill children. During this time, she loved teaching and mentoring healthcare workers across disciplines and regularly spoke at paediatric and sedation congresses. She has published in national and international journals, contributed to national guidelines for the South Africa Society of Anaesthesiologists (SASA) and is currently collaborating with a multinational team on a paediatric anaesthesia textbook for the Low- -Middle-Income-Country context.
At heart she is a team player who loves children and enjoys connecting with patients and colleagues. She believes kindness creates a caring environment.