Affiliation: Anesthesiology Brigham Women's Hospital, Boston, United States;
Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Past President, Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia. President Elect, International Association for Ambulatory Surgery. Founding Director, Day Surgery Unit, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA.
Biography: Beverly Khnie Philip, M.D. is Professor of Anaesthesia at Harvard University and Founding Director of the Day Surgery Unit at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, USA. Dr. Philips subspecialty focus is ambulatory anesthesia. Dr. Philip has published numerous research papers, review articles and book chapters on various aspects of ambulatory anesthesia science and practice, and she has spoken widely, nationally and internationally. Dr. Philip is Vice President for Scientific Affairs of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), with responsibility for all educational and scientific activities of the 50,000+ member organization. She has also served as the Chair of the ASA Quality Management and Departmental Administration Committee, Chair of the ASA Ambulatory Surgical Care Committee and was Chair of the ASA Annual Meeting for 2009. Dr. Philip is a founding member and Past President of the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia. She has served as the Chair of the Joint Commissions Ambulatory Health Care Professional and Technical Advisory Committee, and is on the Board of Directors and Standards Committee of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care; she also has served on the CMS Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classification Groups. Dr. Philip is President Elect of the International Association for Ambulatory Surgery, and is the immediate past Editor-in-Chief of the international journal “Ambulatory Surgery”.
Disclosure of Interest: None declared
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