Dalhousie University, Canada
Dr. George Kovacs is a full-time professor of Emergency Medicine and is cross-appointed in the Department of Anaesthesia, Department of Medical Neuroscience and Division of Medical Education at Dalhousie University. He works clinically as an Emergency Physician and Trauma Team Leader at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre in Halifax. He is Medical Director of Lifeflight, the Provincial critical care transport program. He holds a Masters of Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois where he developed his interest in procedural skill learning and is the Director of the Clinical Cadaver Program at Dalhousie. He is an award-winning educator who co-developed the internationally recognized airway education program (Airway Interventions & Management in Emergencies- AIME). He has four children and in addition to his passion for airway management education he loves being at his cottage on the Medway river spending time with his two loves of his life, his family and his Massey Ferguson tractor.