The Difficult Airway Course Emergency
The Difficult Airway Course Anesthesia
The Difficult Airway Course Critical Care
The Difficult Airway Course Residency Edition
The Difficult Airway Course EMS
Essentials of Advanced Airway Management
Fundamentals of Airway Management
The Difficult Airway Course Custom Program
The Difficult Airway App

Anesthesia Course Faculty
Michael F.  Murphy, MD, FRCPC (EM), FRCPC (Anes.)

Professor Emeritus, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Division Medical Director
Sunrise, Florida

Dr. Murphy is board certified in both Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology in the United States and Canada.  He is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at University of Alberta.  Prior to his current position, Dr. Murphy was Professor and Chair of Anesthesia and Professor of Emergency Medicine at Dalhousie University.  Earlier, Dr. Murphy served as the Clinical Chief of Anesthesiology, Lincoln Medical Center, Lincolnton, NC; Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, UNC Chapel Hill and Emergency Physician at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC.  Earlier, he served as Chief of Emergency Medicine of the Victoria General Hospital and the Izaak Walton Killam Children’s Hospital in Halifax, Nova Scotia; and McMaster University Medical Center, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, while also practicing as an anesthesiologist in each institution.  Dr. Murphy was appointed as the first Executive Director of Emergency Medical Services for the province of Nova Scotia, Canada, and was responsible for designing and implementing a full service, advanced life support EMS system, using advanced training systems.  He subsequently led initiatives for development of advanced EMS training systems in Trinidad and Tobago, St Kitts Nevis, and Cuba. Dr. Murphy completed his emergency medicine residency training at Denver General Hospital in Denver, Colorado, and his anesthesiology training at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. 

Dr. Murphy served on the Canadian Airway Focus Group of the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society and the Board of the Society for Airway Management (SAM).  He is an internationally recognized educator in the field of airway management and is a founding Co-Director of The Difficult Airway Courses.  He authored the definitive text book in difficult airway management, Management of the Difficult and Failed Airway, with Orlando Hung, MD.  The text book is now in its second edition.

J. Adam Law, MD

Co-Director, The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia
Professor, Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine
Attending Neuroanesthesiologist
Anesthesiology Site Chief, Halifax Infirmary Site
QEII Health Sciences Center & Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Raquel R. Bartz, MD, MMCi

Critical Care Continuing Medical Education
Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
Peter G. Brindley, MD, FRCPC, FRCP Edin

Professor, Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta
Adjunct Professor, Dossetor Ethics Centre
Adjunct Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Attending Physician, General Systems Intensive Care Unit
Attending Physician, NeuroSciences Intensive Care Unit
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Joanne Donnelly

Chief CRNA
American Anesthesiology MN
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Adjunct Faculty
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Nashville, Tennessee
Laura Duggan, MD FRCPC (Anesthesiology, Pediatrics)

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist
Royal Columbian Hospital
Head, Fraserhealth Airway Committee
Associate Clinical Professor
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
Lorraine J. Foley, MD

Staff Anesthesiologist
Winchester Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Tufts School of Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Ernest Gross, CRNA

Staff CRNA
Children's of Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama
Eric A. Harris, MD

Director of Alternate Site Anesthesia
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
University of Miami School of Medicine
Miami, Florida

Orlando Hung, MD

Staff Neuroanesthesiologist
QEII Health Sciences Center
Professor, Department of Anesthesia
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Liane B. Johnson, MDCM

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Neil Klassen, MD

Royal Alexandra Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Gordon Launcelott, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology
QEII Health Sciences Center
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Kirk MacQuarrie, MD

Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Neurosurgery & Emergency Medicine
Dalhousie University
QEII Health Sciences Center
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Robert W. Matthews, CRNA, PhD

Staff Nurse Anesthetist
Department of Anesthesia
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Ian R. Morris, BEng, MD

Associate Clinical Chief, Department of Anesthesia
QEII Health Sciences Center
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Holly A. Muir, MD

Vice Chair of Clinical Operations
Department of Anesthesia
Chief, Division of Women's Anesthesia
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
Adeyemi J. Olufolabi, MB.BS

Division of Women's Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center
Assistant Professor
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
Bruce Ramsey, MD

Royal Alexandra Hospital
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
John A. Rivas, CRNA

Chief CRNA
Clinical Coordinator, Nurse Anesthesia Program
Veterans Administration Medical Center
Co-coordinator of Simulated and Clinical Learning
University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies
Miami, Florida
Dr. Jeanette Scott

Specialist Anaesthetist
Middlemore Hospital
Auckland, New Zealand
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