Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

William R. McIvor, MD, FASA

  • Professor
  • Director, Anesthesiology Medical Student Simulation
  • Director of Medical Student Programs

Education & Training

  • Beloit College, BS in Biochemistry and Psychology
  • University of Wisconsin, MD
  • Maine Medical Center, Anesthesiology Residency
  • University of Pittsburgh, Cardiac Anesthesiology Residency

Research, clinical, and/or academic interests

Dr. William McIvor is interested in developing and implementing simulation education for medical students, resident-physicians, and practicing physicians. Methods and impact of the education are of particular interest.

Current Projects

  • IMPACTS: Improving Medical Performance during Acute Crises Through Simulation
  • Understanding the Cognition and Decision Making of Community Anesthesiologists in Their Management of End-of-Case Neuromuscular Blockade: A Mixed Methods Study
  • Determining the Usability of Virtual Reality Simulation for Medical Education