Dr Borshoff is a graduate of the University of Western Australia and began his medical career at Royal Perth Hospital. After completing specialist training he was admitted as a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists in 1996.
Following further post-fellowship training in cardiac and liver transplantation anaesthesia (Cambridge, UK), he returned to Western Australia to work in the cardiothoracic unit at Royal Perth Hospital and in private practice as part of the Metropolitan Anaesthesia group.
As a co-author of the European Society of Anaesthesiology operating room crisis checklists with the ESA Patient Safety taskforce, he has presented both nationally and internationally on human factors, checklists, emergency manuals and crisis management.
Dr Borshoff has been a member of the Western Australian Immersive and Simulation Based Learning Committee, is Chairman of the state branch of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists and currently the Director of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine at St John Of God Hospital Murdoch, Perth, Western Australia.
He has given over 20,000 anaesthetics with a casemix that includes paediatric, orthopaedic, bariatric, obstetric, cardiac and general anaesthesia.
He holds a private pilot’s licence, maintains a strong interest in aviation safety and is an advocate of promoting CRM principles in the health environment.
Scott is an ED Intensivist from New York. He hold the degree of MD (Medical Doctor). Scott went to medical school and did his emergency medicine residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then did a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care at the Shock Trauma Center.
His career goal and the purpose of his EMCRIT blog and podcast are to bring Upstairs Care, Downstairs – that is to bring ICU level care to the ED, so that patients can receive optimum treatment the moment they roll through the door. The audience for this forum is medical residents, attendings, nurses, paramedics, EMTs and students.