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Michael F. Murphy, MD, FRCPC

Michael F. Murphy, MD, FRCPC

Michael Murphy, MD, FRCPC, is professor and chair of the Department of Anesthesia, Dalhousie University. He is a founding faculty member of The Difficult Airway Course: EMS. Contact him at murphymf1@gmail.com.

content by Michael F. Murphy, MD, FRCPC

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