16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

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

Younsuck Koh

Affiliation: Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Republic Of;

Award / titles received: FCCM

Biography: Dr. Koh is a physician scientist working as a Professor of Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, a Professor of Department of Medical Humanities & Social Sciences, and a critical care physician at Asan Medical Center, the University of Ulsan College of Medicine in Korea. His broad research interests include ARDS, mechanical ventilation, sepsis, and medical ethics. He has published more than 340 articles in peer review journals. He had served medical academy societies such as a President of Korean Society of Critical Care Medicine, and a President of the Korean Society for Medical Ethics. He also had served as an organizing chairman of the 12th World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine Congress in 2015. Currently, he serves as a chairman of the Asian Collaboration of Critical Care Trial Group and as a council of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine. He has been contributing to enhance the mechanical ventilation care in Asia as ex-chairman of Asian Ventilation Forum.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared

 


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