18th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA2024)

Sheila Myatra

Position: Co-Chair, India
Categories: Critical Care & Trauma

Sheila Myatra is a Professor of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, working at the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India. She is the Chair of the Intensive & Critical Care Medicine Committee of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) and the President Elect of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM). She is the Immediate Past President of the All India Difficult Airway Association (AIDAA).

She is a member of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SCC) Research Committee and COVID guidelines committee and a Steering Committee Member of the Asia Pacific Sepsis Alliance (APSA). She is among the 14 international airway experts on the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) difficult airway guidelines and the PUMA guidelines (Project for the Universal Management of the Airway). She has led the development of the AIDAA difficult airway guidelines and the first guidelines for tracheal intubation in ICU. Her research interests include airway management, hemodynamic monitoring and sepsis. She has developed a new test in hemodynamic monitoring, called the “tidal volume challenge” (CCM 2017).

She was awarded the European Airway Management Society (EAMS) Honorary Membership in 2022.Awarded FCCM (American College of CCM) and FICCM by ISCCM. She serves on the editorial board of several journals including Anaesthesia, Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia, Journal of Critical Care, Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain Medicine, Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology, Indian Journal of Anaesthesiology, and Intensive Care Medicine (past). She has several publications to her credit. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Myatra+S&sort=date.