The Patrick Sim Forum on the History of Anesthesiology

San Diego Convention Center
Upper 25 A-C

October 18
2:00PM - 4:00PM

Patrick Pui-Kam Sim, MLS spent nearly forty years as the Paul M. Wood Distinguished Librarian at the Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology (WLM) in Park Ridge, Illinois. His encyclopedic knowledge of anesthesia history combined with his gentle spirit and enthusiasm for learning has been the guiding spirit behind many historians and their projects. A friend to all, Patrick has overseen the tremendous growth of the WLM into a world-class specialty library and museum housing an extensive and unique collection of artifacts related to the history of anesthesiology. This forum is dedicated to Patrick Sim and his selfless devotion to anesthesia history and the WLM.