Lifebox Masterclasses ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017

Our popular Lifebox Masterclass series is back again at this year’s American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)’s Annual Meeting! Take a look at our schedule of fantastic speakers below, and save the dates.


Saturday 21 October 
11:00 – 11:30 Dr Brian Vaughan Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre: Before and after pulse oximetry
The Christ Hospital
11:30 – 12:00 Professor Berend Mets Lifebox training planning
Penn State College of Medicine
12:00 – 12:30 Kris Torgeson What’s next for Lifebox? – Making surgery and anaesthesia safer around the world
Lifebox Global CEO
Sunday 22 October
10:30 – 11:00 Dr Craig McClain A brief look at airway management strategies in low resourced settings
Boston’s Children’s Hospital
11:30 – 12:00 Dr Tsitsi Chimhundu-Sithole Anaesthesia in Zimbabwe
ASA Global Scholar
Parirenyatwa Hospital
13:00 – 13:30 Dr Angela Enright The Importance of training the trainers
Lifebox Trustee
University of British Columbia
13:30 – 14:00 Dr Chad Parvus-Teichmann There’s an app for that: Leveraging technology to supercharge fundraising, collaboration, and project management
ASA Lifebox Resident Challenge winner
Jackson Memorial Hospital 
14:30 – 15:00 Dr Maryna Freigofer Sepsis management in resource-limited settings
ASA Global Scholar
                  Dnipropetrovsk Regional Oncology Health Center
15:00 – 15:30 Lauren Anders Brown The Checklist Effect – Behind the scenes
Monday 23 October 
09:30 – 10:00 Dr Faye Evans  Availability of essential anesthetic medications in resource-poor countries in Africa and Central America
Lifebox Clinical Adviser
Boston’s Children’s Hospital
10:30 – 11:00 Dr Michael Cooper Paediatric anaesthesia challenges in the pacific
The Children’s Hospital
11:00 – 11:30 Dr Rohini Sigdel Providing safe anaesthesia in low resource setting
ASA Global Scholar
Western Regional Hospital 
12:00 – 12:30 Dr Naveen Eipe Safer Airway Management in Obesity: Solutions for Low-Resource Setting”
University of Ottawa
12:30 – 13:00 Julian Gore-Booth Workforce – the primary challenge for achieving universal access to safe anaesthesia
13:00 – 13:30 Dr Bill Berry Lifebox and the WHO Safe Surgery Checklist
Lifebox Trustee
Ariadne Labs
13:30 – 14:00 Dr Hale McMichael No pain labor & delivery: Obstetric anesthesiology in China
ASA Resident President
Northwestern University – Feinberg School of Medicine
Tuesday 24 October
10:30 – 11:00 Francine Maloney and Nabihah Kara Implementing emergency manuals: What’s the secret sauce?
Implementation Specialist, Global Access Manager
Ariadne Labs
11:00 – 11:30 Dr Alan Merry Engaging the team in the Checklist
Lifebox Trustee
University of Auckland
12:30 -13:00 Dr Paul Clyburn SAFE (Safe Anaesthesia From Education) Courses
AAGBI President
Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
 13:30 – 14:00 Dr Alex Hannenberg Fundraising for Lifebox
Lifebox Trustee
ASA Chief Quality Officer