Dr Bruce Martin MBBS FRCA qualified in medicine from the Royal Free Hospital (University of London) in 1984. After working in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand he gained the fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 1996. He was appointed Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at the Heart Hospital in 2002, having previously spent two years as a Visiting Instructor at the University of Michigan, USA. He has wide experience in cardiothoracic anesthesia and intensive care, and is the current lead clinician for perioperative echocardiography.
Dr Andrew Smith MBBS FRCA qualified in medicine from the Royal Free Hospital (University of London) in 1993. He gained fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 1998 and was appointed as Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at the Heart Hospital in 2001. He has wide experience in anesthesia for cardiac and thoracic surgical procedures and has a particular interest in teaching and training skills in perioperative transesophageal echocardiography.
Dr Sue Wright MBBS FRCA was born and educated in Zimbabwe. She graduated in medicine from the University of London in 1984 and subsequently gained fellowship of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in 1991. She has worked as an anestheseologist in Southern Africa and in the UK, and currently practices as a consultant anestheseologist at the Heart Hospital in London (University College London Hospitals). She established the UCLH course in perioperative TEE in 1997.
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Specializing in pioneering software and unique digital tools, Glassworks was eager to embrace the challenge of creating an anatomically accurate, animated 3D heart. Glassworks’ agency Wireworks, specializing in the design and execution of digital projects, designed and built the HeartWorks eLearn site.
The following clinicians also contributed expertize to HeartWorks eLearn.