16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Jannicke Mellin-Olsen

Affiliation: Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine BÆRUM SYKEHUS, Haslum, Norway;

Connection with WFSA (if any): Deputy Secretary

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Patient Safety, Education, Manpower, Organisation

Link to department website: http://www.vestreviken.no/omoss_/avdelinger_/anestesi-intensiv-og-operasjon-aio-og-akuttmottak-berum-sykehus_/Sider/enhet.aspx

Biography: Medical degree and specialisation from Trondheim Unitversity, Norway. Consultant Anaesthesiologist Bærum Hospital, perviously in Trondheim University Hospital and the Norwegian Air Ambulance. Currently Deputy Secretary WFSA, Secretary European Society of Anaesthesiology, immediate past president of the European Board of Anaesthesiology. Involved in many organisations, including the Norwegian Medical Association. Worked in several countries for UN and Red Cross in Lebanon, Pakistan and Serbia, and for MedAire in the USA. The first female doctor in Norway to complete military services. Driving force for the Helsinki Declaration on Patient Safety in Anaesthesiology, which has achieved wide distribution globally. Publications mainly in the fields of Patient Safety, Education, Manpower and Organisation issues.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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