Central Line Episode 70: Inside the Monitor – Airway Management Updates and Future Directions
In this Inside the Monitor episode, Dr. Adam Striker discusses airway management, the topic of July’s ASA Monitor, with guest editor, Dr. Muhammad Rafique. Learn about the history and future of airway management, the unique challenges of pediatric and ICU airway management, and how airway management guidelines differ across the globe. Recorded June 2022.
Muhammad B. Rafique, MD, is an associate professor at Loyola University Medical Center just outside of Chicago, Illinois. His areas of clinical interest are pediatric anesthesia and pediatric cardiovascular anesthesia.
After finishing medical school in Lahore, Pakistan, Dr. Rafique travelled to the U.S. where he interned at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and then moved to Boston, Massachusetts, for his residency. He then completed a one-year fellowship in pediatric anesthesia at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, joined the faculty at the University of Oklahoma as an assistant professor, and later joined the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston as an associate professor and consultant pediatric cardiac anesthesiologist. Dr. Rafique has been married to his wife Chanda Babur for almost 16 years and they have three children aged 10, 8, and 7.
Adam Striker, MD, FASA
Adam Striker, MD, FASA, is currently Chair of the ASA Committee on Communications, and is the series editor for ASA’s Central Line podcast series. He is an Associate Professor and serves as staff anesthesiologist in the Division of Cardiac Anesthesia at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia at Kentucky Children’s Hospital as part of the Joint Congenital Heart Care Program. He received his undergraduate degree in engineering from Purdue University and his medical degree from Indiana University. He completed his pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at Northwestern University.