Central Line episode 29: Inside the Monitor – Critical Care
Dr. Adam Striker interviews Dr. George Williams, Vice Chair and Division Chief of Critical Care Medicine and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at McGovern Medical School, in this episode of Central Line. Listen in as they discuss how critical care has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic; which topics Dr. Williams will tackle in the pages of the Monitor; and current trends and bright spots in critical care. Recorded December 2020.
George Williams is Vice Chair for Critical Care Medicine and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston McGovern Medical School. He serves as the Medical Co-Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at LBJ Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Williams is very involved in organized medicine and serves as the Chair of the Committee and Governmental Affairs for the Texas Society of Anesthesiologist and on the political action committee for the Texas Medical Association.
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.