Simul8 Challenge

ANESTHESIOLOGY 2019 attendees put their anesthesia knowledge to the test by competing with their peers in video games for daily prizes. Congratulations to the top 3 winners of each day!


  • Michael Farthing, M.D.
  • Haider Ali, M.D.
  • David Shbeeb


  • Michael Farthing, M.D.
  • Simon Denning, M.D.
  • Jonathan Francis, M.D.


  • Wesley Porter, M.D.
  • David Shbeeb
  • Oran Kremen, M.D.

Michael Farthing, M.D., successfully defended his title and remains the 2019 Simul8 Challenge Champion.

Michael Farthing, M.D., Simul8 2018 Grand Prize Winner

ANESTHESIOLOGY 2019 Case Challenges

  • Merck AR Experience (Booth #1)
  • Merck AR Experience (Booth #2)
  • Prepared for the Unexpected (Booth #3)
  • Difficult Airway (Booth #4)
  • Epiglottitis (Booth #5)
  • Pediatric Intubations (Booth #6)
  • Vallecular Cyst (Booth #7)
  • Task Trainer: Soccer (Booth #8)

Visit the exhibit hall to take part in the Simul8 Challenge by putting your anesthesia knowledge to the test and competing with your peers in video games for daily prizes 

Airway Ex is a free mobile app presenting rare and challenging airway management and anesthesia cases. More than 100,000 health care providers utilize Airway Ex to earn video game CME credits, compete with colleagues and sharpen clinical skills directly from a smartphone. Download the app for free on iOS and Android to explore cases.