Central Line episode 63: Inside the Monitor – Incident Command Systems
Incident Command Systems take center stage as Dr. Adam Striker interviews Dr. Stacey Watt, guest editor of April’s ASA Monitor. From the active shooter experience that drove her to gain expertise in emergency response systems to the wildfire that led to the development of Incident Command Systems and the many reasons anesthesiologists are well-positioned to lead in emergency situations, this episode is loaded with useful tidbits.
Stacey Watt, MD, is a board-certified pediatric anesthesiologist who practices in Buffalo, New York at the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital where she is also Chief of Service for the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Watt is also Program Director for the Anesthesiology Residency Program and a Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology at the University at Buffalo. Her primary research interests are in heat related illness and injury and she is an International Hotline Consultant for the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States.
Adam Striker, MD, FASA
Adam Striker, MD, FASA, is currently Chair of the ASA Committee on Communications and serves as a delegate to the ASA House of Delegates from the state of Missouri. He is the series editor for ASA’s Central Line podcast series. He is a member of Anesthesia Associates of Kansas City and practices at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, where he currently serves as Anesthesiologist-in-Chief. 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.