Dr David Canty
Dr David Canty is an anaesthetist and Director of simulation and senior lecturer for the Ultrasound Education Group, Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne where he researches and teaches a wide range of ultrasound techniques, with a particular interest in echocardiography. In his PhD he pioneered the benefits of transthoracic echocardiography in perioperative medicine, leading to a growing body of publications, grants and expanding research programme in Australia and internationally. Current research aims to answer whether it benefits patient outcome, whether it is cost effective and whether simulators are the answer to teach every doctor this valuable bedside skill. David is a member of the Cardiothoracic and vascular anaesthesia and perfusion special interest group and holds editorial positions on several anaesthesia journals.