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Dr. McIvor is the Associate Director of WISER for Medical Student Simulation Education. He received B.S. degrees from Beloit College and his M.D. degree from the University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine. He is an associate professor of anesthesiology at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. His residency training in anesthesiology occurred at the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. After fellowship training in cardiac anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh he was in private practice for four years before joining the faculty at Pitt.

Dr. McIvor is an accomplished teacher. He has received numerous departmental and University awards for teaching excellence. His interest is in bringing simulation education to the medical school curriculum. He has designed and taught simulation courses for first through fourth-year medical students focusing on airway management skills and topics in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. He is also director of simulation education for first-year anesthesiology residents and the director of the WISER MOCA simulation course. He has taught difficult airway management and anesthesia crisis leadership training for continuing medical education. Dr. McIvor has presented his work at the International Meeting on Medical Simulation, to the Society of Education in Anesthesiology, the Society of Cardiac Anesthesiology, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. He is the chair-designee for the Society of Education in Anesthesiology’s Simulation Committee.

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