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Airway Management Education Center

Founders of The Difficult Airway Course: Drs. Robert Schneider, Ron Walls, Michael Murphy and Robert Luten

 

Airway Management Education Center, LLC (AMEC) is a privately held medical education company founded by Ron M. Walls MD, Michael F. Murphy MD, Robert C. Luten MD and Robert Schneider MD in 1998. AMEC’s primary mission is to save lives by improving patient airway care through education. The Difficult Airway Course™ is AMEC’s internationally renowned family of CME programs, under the leadership of Calvin Brown III MD, Adam Law MD, Jarrod Mosier MD, Darren Braude MD, Leslie Simon MD, and David Caro MD.  AMEC also offers two on-line programs (AMEC eLearning and Airway Manager: Emergency), free webinars and podcasts under the Airway World® brand, and valuable bedside tools – The Difficult Airway App™ and The Airway Card™.

 

Photo Left to Right: Drs. Robert Schneider, Ron Walls, Michael Murphy, Robert Luten

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Airway, LLC

Course Directors for The Difficult Airway Course: EMS Darren Braude and Mike Steuerwald

 

First Airway, LLC is a privately held medical education company founded in 2007 to bring greater focus to airway education for EMS providers. First Airway’s primary mission is to save lives by improving pre-hospital airway care through education.  All EMS programs – including The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™, Essentials of Advanced Airway Management™, and Fundamentals of Airway Management™ – are directed by Darren Braude, MD, EMT-P (left) and Mike Steuerwald, MD (right).