16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Douglas Richard Bacon

Affiliation: Anesthesiology University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, United States;

Connection with WFSA (if any): Member of the Publicaiton Committee

Award / titles received: Laureate, Wood Library Museum

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Have extensively pulbished in the hsitory of anesthesiology and have organized various meetings in the history of anesthesiolgy for the past 20+ years

Biography: Dr. Douglas R. Bacon was born in Buffalo, New York. He did his undergraduate work at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, earning a Bachelor of Science in Medicinal Chemistry and a Bachelor of Arts in history. Medical School at SUNY at Stony Brook followed, earning his M.D. in 1985. Doug interned at Millard Fillmore Hospital completing a year of internal medicine, followed by his residency in anesthesiology at the SUNY at Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals. After residency he became a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, and while working full time as an anesthesiologist at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, he completed his Master of Arts in History at SUNY Buffalo. Dr. Bacon currently is Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi where he is the chair of perioperative services committee for the medical center. His bibliography includes over seventy peer reviewed publications, five books, twenty-eight book chapters, and numerous other publications. Doug’s research focuses on the history of anesthesiology and professionalism. He was awarded the 2012 Laureate in the History of Anesthesiology by the Wood Library-Museum.

Disclosure of Interest: D. Bacon Other support (please specify): Editor-in-Chief Journal of Clinical Anesthesia


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