APSF Social Media Ambassador Program Director APSF Communications Advisory Committee APSF Patient Safety Priorities Advisory Group - Culture of Safety APSF Patient Safety Priorities Advisory Group - Perioperative Brain Health, Chair
Emily Methangkool, MD, MPH serves as the Vice Chair of Quality and Safety for the UCLA Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and is an Associate Professor in cardiothoracic anesthesiology. Emily is passionate about patient safety, quality improvement, cardiac anesthesia, and gender equity in medicine, and has written about and spoken on these topics at the national level. She has a particular interest in patient safety and communication as well as non-operating room anesthesia. She is the current Vice Chair of the ASA Committee on Patient Safety and Education and on the communications team of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation. She has been active within the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists for many years, and has served on the Scientific Program Committee and the Board of Directors.