Anaesthesia 2019 | Paul Wischmeyer podcast
Recorded on 22 May 2019
Live from Anaesthesia 2019, on day two of the conference; a ‘must-attend event’ for the specialty where world-renowned experts present the latest advances in perioperative medicine, critical care and pain medicine.
Presented by Professor Monty Mythen with Paul Wischmeyer, Professor of Anaesthesiology Duke University, North Carolina, USA
Recorded by TopMEd Talk
Paul Wischmeyer, MD, EDIC, is a critical care, perioperative and nutrition physician who serves as a Professor with Tenure of Anesthesiology and Surgery at Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC. He also serves as the Associate Vice Chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Anesthesiology, Director of the Nutrition Team at Duke Hospital, and Director of Perioperative Research at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Dr Wischmeyer’s clinical and research focus is on nutrition, perioperative care, and critical care to help patients prepare and recover from critical illness and surgery. His research interests include ICU and surgical nutrition therapy, perioperative optimisation, post-illness lean body mass and functional recovery, the role of probiotics/microbiome in illness and advocacy for improving the patient experience. Dr Wischmeyer has received numerous awards from national and international societies, including the Jeffrey Silverstein Award and Memorial Lecture for Humanism in Medicine from the American Delirium Society. Further, he was recently named an honorary fellow of the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
Professor Monty Mythen is the Smiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care at University College London and Adjunct Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, Duke University, USA. Monty is also the founding Director of Evidence-Based Perioperative Medicine International.