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Speakers ResusNL 2022


  • How does the physiology of breathing work?
  • How can we measure it?
  • How does our breathing adapt to extreme circumstances?
This, and many more questions will be addressed at our conference, aimed to provide the best care for our patient, by innovation, excellence and teamwork.

Susan Wilcox

Susan R. Wilcox, M.D., is an emergency medicine-critical care physician with an interest in education at the juncture of EM and critical care. She trained in Emergency Medicine in the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency, subsequently completing an Anesthesia Critical Care fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She was the inaugural Chief of the Division of Critical Care and served as the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs within the Department of Emergency Medicine at MGH. In addition to attending in the Emergency Department, she has attended in medcial, surgical, and cardiac ICUs. She is also the Associate Chief Medical Officer of Boston MedFlight. She is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Leo Heunks

Ingvar Berg

Ingvar Berg works as an Emergency Physician in Haaglanden Medisch Centrum in The Netherlands and has a special interest in surfing medicine, advanced life support and POCUS. He is the co-founder and CEO of Surfing Medicine International, a globally active non-profit organisation that promotes health and water safety by connecting health professionals with a passion for surfing. Their mission is to conduct science in surfing medicine and educate health professionals as well as non-medically trained surfers. Ingvar is active in drowning research and education with a focus on emergency care, the role of surfers as bystander rescuers and surf injuries. On these topics he has co-organised and presented on multiple conferences and courses and he is looking forward to immersing you in the fascinating topic of drowning resuscitation at RESUSNL. On his time off, you can find Ingvar surfing in Scheveningen or exploring any other break around the world.

Robert Weenink

Robert Weenink works as a military anesthesiologist in the Amsterdam UMC. Besides his clinical work as a general anesthesiologist with a special interest in emergency anesthesiology, he is specifically engaged in patient care and research in the field of hyperbaric oxygen therapy, for instance in diving casualties. His PhD thesis was on cerebral arterial gas embolism and he is currently leading several research projects into this disease.

Liz Crowe

Liz is an Advanced Clinician Social Worker who has worked extensively for 20 years with individuals and families impacted by grief, loss, trauma, crisis and bereavement. She is currently a PhD Candidate with the School of Medicine, The University of Queensland. The focus of her research is Staff Wellbeing in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit. Her session will focus on how we can we take care of ourselves, and of our patients in the best way.

Ross Fisher

Ross is a Consultant Paediatric Surgeon at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, UK. His specialist interests are Oncological Surgery and Trauma Management. Ross has a strong interest in Medical Education and presentation skills. If we want to share our knowledge and improve our skills, we also need excellent presentation skills. If you want the best insights on this topic, be there because Ross Fisher will share his insights!

Femke Gresnigt

Femke Gresnigt works as an emergency physician at OLVG hospital in Amsterdam since 2012, which is a toxicology center of experitise, where she is the president of the toxicology committee. Since february 2020 she also works as a toxicology consultant at the Dutch poisons information center. She is currently finishing a masters degree in medical toxicology, finished the TAPNA medical toxicology course and is working on a PhD, investigating acute cardiovascular complications of recreational drugs. She is the president of the medical intoxication forum (GIF), the DEMS toxicology section (from january 2022) and is the (co-)developer and teacher for the DEMS toxicology course, the MD-Tox course, and the SimToxNL and SimToxOLVG courses. Together with Expertcollege she is developing a toxicology elearning that will hopefully be available soon.

Margo van Mol

Dr. Margo van Mol has worked in the ICU for almost 30 years as a clinical nurse (registered). She holds an MSc in Health Psychology and epidemiology. Margo currently undertakes a post-doc fellowship in the ICU of Erasmus MC, an academic hospital in Rotterdam. Her research interests focus on the emotional impact of the ICU on patients and their relatives and the wellbeing of healthcare professionals.

Tommaso Scquizzato

Tommaso Scquizzato is a researcher in the fields of cardiac arrest and resuscitation science at the Center for Intensive Care and Anesthesiology of San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, Italy. His areas of interest are resuscitation, cardiac arrest, pre-hospital emergency medicine, and medical technology. He has mainly published about out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, in particular how to improve survival by alerting citizens through mobile apps, and the use of technology in emergency and critical care medicine, the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, and extracorporeal life support. In 2021, he was named among the 40 Under 40 for Cardiac Arrest by the Citizen’s CPR Foundation (USA). He is the Social Media Editor of Resuscitation, member of the Social Media Working Group of ILCOR, and member of the ERC BLS Science and Education Committee. He is also a software developer skilled in designing and developing mobile apps. He is active on social media, you can find him on Twitter (@tscquizzato), Facebook, and Instagram (@resuslab).

Justin Woerlee

Justin Woerlee is a trauma anaesthesiologist in a large university medical center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His approach is along the lines of ‘less is more’, by focusing on essentials and ignoring noise. He has a passion for emergency, acute care and trauma anaesthesia, performance psychology and the application of technological innovation in medicine.

Annemijn Jonkman

Dr. Annemijn Jonkman holds a MSc degree in Technical Medicine. From 2017-2021 she worked as a technical physician-scientist at the ICU of the Amsterdam UMC (VUmc) and in the lab of prof. Leo Heunks, focusing on technological innovations in the field of respiratory physiology and mechanical ventilation. Annemijn also completed a research fellowship at prof. Laurent Brochard’s lab in Toronto in 2020 for which she was selected as a Pleural Pressure Working Group (PLUG) fellow. In October 2021 she obtained her PhD degree at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam on her thesis “Towards respiratory muscle-protective mechanical ventilation in the critically ill: technology to monitor and assist physiology”. Since 2022 she is continuing her clinical and research career at the ICU of the Erasmus MC (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), aiming to further optimize mechanical ventilation for the critically ill.

Dinis Reis Miranda

Dinis Reis Miranda is an anestesiologist-intensivist. He has special interest in ECMO since 2006. Since 2014 he became more interested in ECPR. Now he joined the Rotterdam HEMS crew as a HEMS physician and started a prehospital ECPR program performed by the Dutch HEMS.

Karen Moor

Karen Moor is a pulmonologist in training and post-doctoral researcher, focused on new innovations in lung diseases such as eHealth and home monitoring.

Jean van ‘t Hof

After studying Economics and a career in business, Jean van ‘t Hof made a career switch to aviation.  He has now been working for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines for 16 years as an airline pilot/commander.  In addition, he has had his own coaching and training agency for 15 years.  Here, together with a team of 20 trainers, he provides pilot training and Crew Resource Management training to emergency physicians, specialists, nurses, ambulance drivers and emergency telephone operators in a professional Boeing 737 simulator.  The aviation and medical sector can learn a great deal from each other, so the exchange of best practices, knowledge and experience is always interesting and useful.

Mariska Wessel

We use our voice every day: speaking to our patients, in meetings or presenting to an audience. We often get caught up in the content, forgetting that it’s our voice that creates the impact of our message. Join seasoned voice and leadership communication coach Mariska Wessel to learn how to use your voice for maximum impact. This session will raise your vocal awareness and give you techniques to use your voice effectively to gain trust, establish a genuine connection and be in charge of any conversation.

Vicky Price

Vicky Price is a consultant in Acute Medicine at the Liverpool University Hospital Trust. She was in the first cohort of trainees to specialise in Acute Medicine in the Mersey region and has enjoyed watching the specialty grow since then. She helped set up an Ambulatory Care department in the Royal Liverpool Hospital and remains a strong advocate for making it easier and safer to keep people at home where possible.
She is the current Secretary for the Society for Acute Medicine and enjoys liaising with clinicians from all specialties and countries to work together to get a collaborative approach to improve patient care, especially in these challenging times. She is mum to 3 young daughters who continue to teach her that no matter what she is never right about anything and solely responsible for all the lost socks..

Ashling Lillis

Ashling is a Consultant in Acute Medicine and Ambulatory Emergency Care at The Whittington Hospital, an integrated care organisation in north London. She also works as a National Clinical Advisor at Macmillan Cancer Support, one of the largest UK cancer charities, focusing on the acutely unwell cancer patient, engaging with professionals across the primary/secondary care interface.

Jessica Workum

Jessica is an intensivist and clinical pharmacologist in the Elisabeth-TweeSteden hospital in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Her areas of expertise include advanced mechanical ventilation, clinical pharmacology and toxicology, and as she’s also trained as a biomedical engineer, data science and artificial intelligence in the ICU. Check out some of her educational material on

Loes Bruijstens

Loes Bruijstens is an anesthesiologist at the Radboud university medical center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Her focus is on education and airway management. She is a CRM and simulation instructor. She has a special interest in the infraglottic airway and is currently studying educational aspects of emergency invasive airway management. This includes the use of imaging techniques and the development and use of (3D) models for training. Loes organizes cricothyrotomy courses.

Andrew Petrosoniak

Dr. Petrosoniak is a trauma team leader and emergency physician at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, Canada. He’s an assistant professor at the University of Toronto and he leads the translational simulation program at St. Michael’s Hospital. His research includes 1) the use of in situ simulation to improve systems and design and 2) optimizing the care of bleeding patients. He’s also the co-founder of Advanced Performance Healthcare Design, a group that uses simulation to enhance high stakes decision making.