Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

March 9, 2020

The Difficult Airway Course (Emergency, Anesthesia and Critical Care) The leadership of Airway Management Education Center has made the difficult decision to cancel The Difficult Airway Courses in Boston (April 4 – 6) and Seattle (May 29 – 31).  Please click here for a statement from the Founders and National Course Directors. If you are […]

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Casey et al. Win 2019 Airway Article of the Year Award

January 14, 2020

Airway Management Education Center, the creators of The Difficult Airway Course™, hosted the eighth annual “Airway Article of the Year” award show as a live webinar on December 12, 2019.  Webinar host, Calvin Brown III, MD presented four articles as finalists.  The nominees were selected from among all the articles covered during the Airway Management […]

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Bringing The Difficult Airway Course: Residency Edition to Brazil

November 26, 2019

The Difficult Airway Course made its way to Brazil, providing a unique learning experience to a new audience. Bringing the Course to Brazil was a long process, but it all came together in June. “It’s an exciting time to be involved in residency education in South America,” said David Caro, Co-Director of The Difficult Airway […]

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Announcing Airway Manager

April 3, 2019

Airway Management Education Center (AMEC) is excited to introduce Airway Manager: Emergency™, the newest educational experience from the creators of The Difficult Airway Course™. Airway Manager: Emergency on NEJM Knowledge+ is an online learning program that combines gold standard airway management education with leading-edge adaptive learning technology. The adaptive learning platform uses smart technology that […]

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Project for Universal Airway Management (PUMA) Includes The Difficult Airway Course Faculty

December 4, 2018

Several faculty members from The Difficult Airway Course have the privilege of working on the Project for Universal Airway Management (PUMA). Drs. J. Adam Law and John Sakles are part of a team working to create universal guidelines for airway management practices around the globe. Fellow faculty members Drs. Laura Duggan, Darren Braude and Jarrod […]

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Remembering Aaron Bair

November 20, 2018

The airway community lost one of its best this past week. We are sad to share that Aaron Bair, a member of The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency faculty, has died. Aaron was an energetic member of The Difficult Airway Course family, always eager to improve the world with his innovative vision for medical education and […]

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The Difficult Airway Course Well Represented at SAM 2018

October 26, 2018

The Society for Airway Management held its 21st SAM Annual Scientific Meeting and Workshop in Chicago last month, and several members of The Difficult Airway Course’s faculty had the opportunity to speak and present at the conference. Program Co-Chair John Sakles MD, SAM President Lorraine Foley MD, Darren Braude MD, Matteo Parotto MD, J. Adam […]

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Drs. Braude and Steuerwald Explore Aspiration Rates with EGD vs. ETI in Recent Air Medical Journal Article

September 25, 2018

Dr. Michael Steuerwald and Dr. Darren Braude recently worked together on Preliminary Report Comparing Aspiration Rates for Endotracheal Intubation and Extraglottic Devices. Published in the July-August issue of Air Medical Journal, the two hope that their work can open the door for new research on the topic. “Historically people have been more comfortable with intubation,” […]

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Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management “Highly Commended” by BMA

September 12, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the 5th edition of the Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management was “Highly Commended” by the British Medical Association as part of its 2018 BMA Medical Book Awards selections! Congratulations to editors Calvin A. Brown, III MD, John C. Sakles MD, and Nathan Mick MD for this prestigious honor. The […]

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Job Opportunities Available with The Difficult Airway Course™

August 28, 2018

The Difficult Airway Course™ family of programs is expanding into new markets and technologies. As a result, we are excited to launch a search for an opportunity with First Airway: Manager – EMS Programs. The Manager – EMS Programs will be responsible for growth of all EMS programs. The focus will be on optimizing the […]

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