- Assessment Development Lead, Ulster University Graduate Entry Medical School
- Consultant in Anaesthetics and Intensive Care Medicine, Antrim Hospital
- Medical Educationalist, College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland
Gareth Morrison graduated from the University of Aberdeen with MB ChB awarded with Commendation and completed his postgraduate medical training in NI.
He is an examiner for membership and fellowship anaesthesiology examinations and is the lead examiner for both single best answer questions and quality assurance. Gareth is also a member of the examinations committee and a medical educationalist for the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland. He has made substantial changes to the conduct and analysis of their examinations.
Gareth is a trainer recognized by the GMC and an educational supervisor for anaesthesia trainees. He has designed and developed two very successful courses. The ‘acute care course for adults (ACCA)’ prepares newly qualified foundation doctors for managing acutely unwell patients. ‘Standardized Critical care Resuscitation and Emergency Airway Management (SCREAM)’ is a multi-professional course for intensive care health professionals to enhance non-technical skills and patient safety during common emergencies. These innovations have resulted in numerous prizes including the teaching innovation and excellence award by ASME, Dr Mary Lehane Medal and the President’s award of the Royal College of Anaesthetists for outstanding achievement.
Gareth is an instructor on numerous courses including advanced life support (medical director), challenging airways, acute life-threatening events recognition and treatment, simulated retrieval and transfer course, and safe sedation.
His interests clinically include high-risk colorectal anaesthesia, sepsis, antimicrobial chemotherapy and toxicology.