EAF 2018 Speakers

XXXIVth Edinburgh
Anaesthesia Festival
19-21 August 2020

Prof Frances Chung

University of Toronto

Prof Frances Chung

Dr. Frances Chung is a Professor of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Toronto, University Health Network. She is a co-founder and past president of the Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine. Also, she is a Past President for the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia. Dr. Frances Chung’s research interests are in several areas: sleep apnea, patient safety, monitoring, perioperative medicine, pain, nausea and vomiting and ambulatory anesthesia.

In total, she has over 270 publications with a H index of 58 and over 10,000 citations (www.stopbang.ca). She has presented and lectured at many national and international meetings, including over 400 invited lectures. Her research work has been recognized through multiple awards including the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s McLaughlin-Gallie Visiting Professorship; the Research Recognition Award from the Canadian Anesthesiologist’s Society; Research Award from the Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto; Fellow Teaching Award, University Health Network and the Distinguished Services Award from the Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia.