Emergency Medicine
Welcome to Stellenbosch University

Division of Emergency Medicine

Teaching ​& learning​


The Division of Emergency Medicine offers a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and a Master of Medicine (MMed) degree in Emergency Medicine.


Programme coordinator: Dr N van Hoving (nvhoving@sun.ac.za)

The PhD degree is a full research degree completed by dissertation only.


Cand​idateDissertation ti​​tleSupervisorsYear
SUNScholar link to dissertation
IL HowardClinical Quality and Performance Measurement in the Prehospital Emergency Medical Services in the Low-to-Middle-Income Country Setting

L Wallis (Stellenbosch University)

V Lindström (Karolinska Institutet)

P Cameron (Monash University)

M Castrén (Helsinki University)

W StassenCoronary Care Networks in the Resource-limited Setting: Improving systems of care in South Africa

L Wallis (Stellenbosch University)

L Kurland (Karolinska Institutet)

C Lambert (University of Johannesburg)

M Castrén (Helsinki University)

HH LamprechtDevelopment of an e-learning platform to improve learning delivery in a low-resourced clinical ultrasound training setting

T Kruger (Stellenbosch University)

L Wallis (Stellenbosch University)


Current Ph​D students

CandidateDissertation titleSupervisors
C MarksThe perception of healthcare workers regarding the medical toxicology needs within four African countries.

DJ van Hoving (Stellenbosch University)

L van Niekerk (Stellenbosch University)

E Decloedt (Stellenbosch University)​