Meet The Speakers



Scientific Program Chair


  Florian Falter
Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Steering Committee


  Imran Ahmad, MD, FRCA
Consultant Anaesthetist
Clinical Lead for Airway Management
Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Lead TPD Anaesthesia (higher), Anaesthesia South London - SE
Honorary Senior Lecturer, King's College London, UK
  Admir Hadzic, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Director, NAICE (North American Institute for Continuous Education)
Director, NYSORA (The New York School of Regional Anesthesia)
Consultant, Department of Anesthesiology
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg
Genk, Belgium
  Alan Santos, MD
  John Wasnick, MD, MPH

Workshop Organizers


  Christiana Burt
Consultant Anaesthetist
Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge, United Kingdom
  Markus Klimek, MD, PhD, DEAA, EDIC
Vice-Chairman / Vice-Head Residency Training Program
Department of Anesthesiology
Chairman Central Incident Committee
Erasmus University Medical Center
Rotterdam, Holland
  Ana M Lopez, MD, PhD, DESA
Consultant, Department of Anaesthesiology
Hospital Clinic de Barcelona
Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine
University of Barcelona
  Catherine Vandepitte, MD
Consultant Anesthesiologist
Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg
Genk, Belgium

Faculty

  Francesco Carli, MD, MPhil, FRCA, FRCPC Professor of Anesthesia
McGill University
Montreal, Canada
  Frances Chung, MBBS, FRCPC Professor, Dept of Anesthesiology
University of Toronto
Toronto Western Hospital
University Health Network
Canada
  Trevor Dale, FRAeS
Director, Atrainability Ltd
Surrey, United Kingdom
  Jeff Gadsden, MD, FRCPC, FANZCA
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Duke University
North Carolina, United States of America
  Ross Hofmeyr, MBChB, DA, DipPec, FCA(SA)
Anaesthesiologist
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
  N. Nick Knezevic, MD, PhD
Vice Chair for Research and Education
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Associate Professor at University of Illinois
Chicago, IL, USA
  Avinash Kumar, MD, FCCM, FCCP
Associate Professor Anesthesiology & Critical Care
Vanderbilt University
Tennessee, United States of America
  Sebastian Schulz-Stübner, Priv, Doz, MD
Deutsches Beratungszentrum für Hygiene (BZH GmbH)
Freiburg, Germany
  Nikolaos Skubas, MD, DSc
Chief, Cardiac Anesthesiology
Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
Professor of Anesthesiology in Clinical Cardiothoracic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
New York, United States of America
  Justiaan Swanevelder, MBChB, MMed (Anes), FCA(SA), FRCA
Professor and Head
Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
  David Wong, MD
Anesthesiologist
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, Canada

Associate Faculty

  Bret D. Alvis, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director of Perioperative Clinical Service, TVHS
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN, USA
  Ravi Bhagrath
Consultant Anaesthetist, special interest in airway surgery
Barts Health and University College London
London, United Kingdom
  Ethan O. Bryson, MD
Associate Professor
Departments of Anesthesiology and Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
One Gustave L Levy Place
New York, NY, USA
  Franklyn P Cladis, MD, FAAP
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
Program Director, Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship
The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pennsylvania, United States of America
  Giorgio Ivani, MD
Chairman Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology & Intensive Care
Regina Margherita Children’s Hospital
Inv Professor of Pediatric Anesthesia
University of Turin
Specialty in Anesthesia, Intensive Care, Pain Therapy and Pediatrics
Turin, Italy
  Gunisha Kaur, MD, MA
Director, Global Health Initiative
Program Director, Anesthesiology Global Health Fellowship
Weill Cornell Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology
New York, NY, USA
  Ruth Landau, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Associate Director of Obstetric Anesthesia
Columbia University Medical Center
Director of the Center for Precision Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, United States of America
  Lorraine Ng, MD, RDMS
Fellowship Director, Pediatric Emergency Ultrasound
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)
New York Presbyterian - Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Emergency Medicine
New York, NY, USA
  Richard Smiley, MD, PhD
Professor of Anesthesiology
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Chief, Obstetric Anesthesia
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY, USA
  Steve Sosebee
President, CEO
The PCRF
Ohio, United States of America

Instructors

  Vassilis Athanassoglou, MB, BChir, FRCA
Consultant Anaesthetist
Oxford University Hospitals
Oxford, United Kingdom
  George Christodoulides
Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Trust
London, United Kingdom
  Dr Tim Coulson
Fellow in Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia
Papworth Hospital
Cambridge, United Kingdom
  Belen De Jose Maria, MD, PhD
Consultant in Pediatric Anesthesiology
Hospital Sant Joan de Due, University of Barcelona
Spain
  Kariem El-Boghdadly
Anesthesia Fellow
Toronto Western Hospital
University of Toronto
Ontario, Canada
  Martin John MBBS, FRCA
St Thomas Hospital London, United Kingdom
  Jacob Krammer, MD
University Hospital Salzburg
Salzburg, Austria
  Chima Oti, MBBS, MRCA, FCAI, Dip Med Ed
Consultant Anaesthetist
Kings College Hospital
London, United Kingdom
  Veda Ponnaiah, MD, DNB, FRCA
Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Trust
London, United Kingdom
  Marcin Sicinski
Guy's & St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Trust
London, United Kingdom
  Henrik Sjostrom
Senior Consultant Anesthesiologist
Bethesda Hospital
Basel, Switzerland
  Luc Tielens, MD
Radboudumc
Nijmegan
The Netherlands
  Mahesh Nagappa, MD, DNB, MNAMS (Anesthesiology)
Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto
Ontario, Canada
  Jonathan Watkiss, FRCA
Consultant Anaesthetist
Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
London, United Kingdom
   

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