Professor Michael Avidan

Professor Michael Avidan is the Dr Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology at Washington University in St. Louis. He is also the Director of the Institute of Quality Improvement, Research and Informatics (INQUIRI), and is the Division Chief of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology.

Dr Philipp Lirk

Dr Philipp Lirk studied Medicine in Innsbruck, Austria, before undertaking a research fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. After completing his postgraduate degree, he moved to The Netherlands, where he is now an Attending Anaesthesiologist at the Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam. He is an attending Anaesthesiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston and Member of the Faculty at Harvard Medical School.

Associate Professor Marjorie Stiegler

Dr Marjorie Stiegler is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of North Carolina and the Director of the Consortium for Anesthesiology Patient Safety and Experiential Learning. She serves on several national committees for patient safety, quality improvement and professional liability. She is also an examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiology and an elected member of the Academy of University Anesthesiologists.

Professor David Story

Professor David Story is the Foundation Chair of Anaesthesia at the University of Melbourne and Head of the Anaesthesia, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Unit. He is a senior investigator with the Clinical Trials Network of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA), sits on the ANZCA Research Committee and is Deputy Chair of the ANZCA Safety and Quality Committee.