16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Peter Featherstone

Affiliation: John V Farman Intensive Care Unit Addenbrooke's Hospital , Cambridge, United Kingdom;

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Dr Featherstone has had an active interest in the history of anaesthesia and critical care since 2009.  He has authored several publications in this field and been an invited speaker at a number of national and international meetings.  In 2015 he was a Visiting Professor in the History of Anesthesia at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.  He received the 2011 Rod Calverley Fellowship from the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology, as well as the 2014-2015 C. Ronald Stephen MD Anesthesia History Essay Prize and the 2015 David M. Little Jr. Prize for best original audio-visual work on anaesthesia history. He is member of Council of the History of Anaesthesia Society and serves on the international editorial board of the Journal of Anesthesia History.  In addition he is a member of the Heritage Committee of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and also the History and Heritage Expert Reference Panel of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.   

Biography: Dr Peter James Featherstone MB BCh, BSc(Hons), MRCP(UK), FRCA, FFICM graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 2004 and trained in general internal medicine, anaesthesia and intensive care medicine in South Wales, the East of England and Melbourne, Australia. He was appointed as a Consultant in intensive care medicine and anaesthesia at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge in 2015. Dr Featherstone has had an active interest in the history of anaesthesia and critical care since 2009. He has authored several publications in this field and been an invited speaker at a number of national and international meetings. In 2015 he was a Visiting Professor in the History of Anesthesia at theUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. He received the 2011 Rod Calverley Fellowship from the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology, as well as the 2014-2015 C. Ronald Stephen MD Anesthesia History Essay Prize and the 2015 David M. Little Jr. Prize for best original audio-visual work on anaesthesia history. He is member of Council of the History of Anaesthesia Society and serves on the international editorial board of the Journal of Anesthesia History. In addition he is a member of the Heritage Committee of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and also the History and Heritage Expert Reference Panel of theAustralian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared

 


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