Past Shields Day Lecturers


Danielle, Martin

Dr. Danielle Martin MD, CCFP, FCFP, MPP
Executive Vice-President & Chief Medical Executive, WCH Institute for Health System and Virtual Care

You can view the Shields Day presentation slides HERE.


Irene Tracey

Professor Irene Tracey MA (Oxon), D.Phil., FRCA, FMedSci

Chair of Anaesthetic Science, Oxford University
Head, Nuffield Department of Clnical Neurosciences, Oxford University



Hugh C. Hemmings Jr

Hugh C. Hemmings Jr., M.D., Ph.D, FRCA

Joseph F. Artusio Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology, Professor of Pharmacology, Anesthesiologist-in-Chief, NewYork Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell

The Synaptic Pharmacology of General Anesthesia


Evan D. Kharasch, M.D., Ph.D

Russell and Mary Shelden Professor of Anesthesiology and Director, Division of Clinical Trials and Translational Research in the Department of Anesthesiology, Washington Universit in St. Louis

Perioperative Application of Long-Duration Opiods


Emery Brown

Emery N. Brown, M.D., Ph.D.

Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and Computational Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Unlocking the Mysteries of the Brain Under General Anesthesia


Alex Evers

Alex Evers, M.D.

Henry E. Mallinckrodt Professor of Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine
Head of Department of Anesthesiology

Anesthetic Binding Sites in Brain: New Methods, New Targets, New Insights


Todd Dorman

Todd Doorman, M.D.

Professor & Vice, Chair Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Continuing medical education: the link between physician learning and health care outcomes


Mervyn Maze

Mervyn Maze, M.D.

William K Hamilton MB ChB, Distinguished Professor of Anesthesiology
Professor & Chair of Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California at San Francisco

Why do patients get Postoperative Cognitive Decline?


Lee Fleisher

Lee Fleisher, M.D.

Robert Dunning Dripps Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Consulting Professor of Anesthesiology, Duke University

Optimizing Perioperative Outcomes: Risk Assessment, Patient Preferences and Performance Measures


James Eisenbach

James Eisenach, M.D.

Vice-Chairman for Research in the Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Editor-in-Chief of Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology: Challenges and Changes in the Journal for the Next 5 Years


Mark Warner

Mark Warner, M.D.

Professor of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Dean of the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Director and President of the American Board of Anesthesiology

How New Technologies and Practices Will Influence Perioperative Safety


Charles Natanson

Charles Natanson, M.D.

Senior Investigator and Head, Anesthesia Section, NIH Clinical Center

Unintended Consequences of Randomization in Clinical Trials


Daniel Sessler

Daniel Sessler, M.D., Ph.D.

Chair, Department of OUTCOMES RESEARCH at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Lolita & Samuel Weakley Professor of Anesthesiology and Director of the OUTCOMES RESEARCH Institute at the University of Louisville

OUTCOMES RESEARCH – Moving from physiology to large scale outcomes


Peter Moore

Peter Moore, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of California, Davis

The Perfection of Man: Advances in Science, Medicine and Technology