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James H. Philip, MD

Occupation: 1) Senior Consultant Anesthesiologist and Director of Anesthesia Bioengineering; 2) President
Company: 1) Brigham and Women’s Hospital; 2) Med Man Simulations, Inc.
Born: New York, New York

Education:
MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY (1973)
MEE, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (1969)
BEE, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (1968)
Research Fellowship in Anesthesia Bioengineering, Massachusetts General Hospital; Residency in Anesthesia, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (Now Brigham and Women’s Hospital)
Clinical Fellowship in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School
Medical Internship, New England Deaconess Hospital (Now Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)

Certifications:
Amateur Radio Technician (2012-Present); Certified Advanced Trauma Life Support (2007-Present); Certified In-Line Skating Instructor (2006-Present); Certified Advanced Open Water SCUBA (2005-Present); Certified ACLS Provider, American Heart Association, Inc. (1993-Present); Certified Clinical Engineer CCE, The International Certification Commission for Clinical Engineering and Biomedical Technology (1984-Present); Certified, The American Board of Anesthesiology (1978-Present); Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners (1974-Present); Certified Basic Open Water SCUBA (1970-Present); Certified In-Line Skating Instructor (1997-2006); Licensed, New York (1977-2008); Licensed, Vermont (1977-1985)

Career:
Senior Consultant Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (2018-Present)
Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (2012-Present)
Anesthesia Liaison, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (2010-Present)
Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, MA (1988-Present)
Associate Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (1988-2012)
Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (1987-1988)
Member of Faculty, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (1980-1987)
Officer of Instruction, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology (1979-1980)
Assistant Professor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School (1984-1988)
Instructor of Anaesthesia, Harvard Medical School (1977-1984)

Career Related:
Medical Liaison, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Partners HealthCare (1998-Present); Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (1982-2018); Associate, Anesthesia, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (1980-1982); Junior Associate, Anesthesia, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (1977-1980); Consultant, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts General Hospital (1977-1978); Project Engineer, Research and Development, Medical Electronics Division, Hewlett Packard, Waltham, MA (1965-1971); Biophysics Laboratory Assistant, Department of Biophysics, Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, New York, NY (1964); Statistical-Mathematical Analyst, Division of Experimental Chemistry, Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, Rye, NY (1963); Conducted 250 Visiting Professorships

Civic:
President, Med Man Simulations, Inc. (Gas Man) (2007-Present); Senior Member, National Ski Patrol (1969-Present); Needle Safety Committee, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (1999-2005); Electrical Safety Subcommittee, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (1980-1985); Disaster Committee, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital (Now Brigham and Women’s Hospital), Boston, MA (1978-1979); Medical Reserve Corps of Massachusetts

Creative Works:

Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing (1984-2002); Section Editor, Journal of Clinical Anesthesia (1993-2001); Editorial Board Member, Society for Closed Circuit Anesthesia (1984-1986); Editor, Computing and the Anesthesia Department Clinical Practice Manual; Author, Gas Man® Computer Simulation of Inhalation Anesthetics and Accompanying Workbook; Author, Numerous Books, Nearly 30 Book Chapters, Five Book Reviews, and Editorials; Contributor, Numerous Videotapes, 15 Films, and Permanent Webcasts; Contributor, Numerous Audio Tapes; Ad Hoc Editor, Numerous Medical Publications; Presenter, Numerous Local Invited Presentations, National and International; Contributor, Nearly 65 Peer-reviewed Articles and Research Investigations

Achievements:
Career Teaching Award Finalist, International Anesthesia Research Society (2008); Patentee, Seven patents; Developed more than 20 medical products; Featured in Millennium Magazine

Awards:
Honoree, Distinguished Alumnus, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY (2023); Recipient, JS Gravenstein Award for Visionary Understanding of the Role of Technology in Anesthesia Care and Lifetime Commitment to Patient Safety, Society for Technology in Anesthesia (STA) (2017); Recipient, Certificate for Outstanding Contribution, MedSun Medical Product Safety Network of FDA and DHSS (2012); Recipient, Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Anesthesiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (2006); Recipient, Partners in Excellence Award, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (2000-2005); Recipient, Best Basic Science Paper Award, Society for Technology in Anesthesia (1994); Recipient, Stinchfield Award, Hip Society for Orthopedic Research (1987); Recipient, Significant Manuscript of the Year Award, Year Book of Emergency Medicine (1986); Recipient, Special Award, New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (1982); Recipient, Second Prize, Residents Research Contest, Harvard Medical School (1976); Honoree, Ski Patrolman of the Year, Magic Mountain, Vermont (1971); Recipient, Distinguished Educator Award, American Society of Anesthesiologists – Society for Education in Anesthesia (ASA-SEA)

Memberships:
Global Entry Trusted Traveler (2012-Present); Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) (2012-Present); Member, Brookline Medical Reserve Corps, Brookline, MA (2006-Present); Member, Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia (SAMBA) (1995-Present); Member, American Society for Testing and Materials (1994-Present); Member, American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) (1994-Present); Member, Association of University Anesthetists (1989-Present); Member, Society for Technology in Anesthesia (1988-Present); Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Engineering Medicine and Biology Society (IEEE-EMBS) (1979-Present); Member, Massachusetts Society of Anesthesiologists (1977-Present); Member, American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) (1977-Present); Member, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) (1975-Present); Member, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society of IEEE (1968-Present); Member, Divers Alert Network (DAN) (1995); Member, Association for Computing Machinery (1984-1988); Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science (1978-1980)

Family:
Son of Sidney C. and Myra Simon Philip
Married: Beverly K. Philip, MD
Children: Noah; Benjamin
Grandchildren: Myriam; Xander

Hobbies:
Telemark skiing at Bromley Mountain Vermont on Ski Patrol; Ocean kayaking; In-line skating; SCUBA diving; Hiking including Annapurna Basecamp in Nepal, Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Peru, Haute Route Chamonix FR to Zermatt CH, climb of Mount Kilimanjaro and sleeping in the summit crater at 19,341 feet

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