Professor of Anesthesiology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California
Philip Lumb is on the Governance Board of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation. A Professor of Anesthesiology and Trauma Surgery and Adjunct Professor of Dentistry at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, he is well known within the field for his contributions to the science and practice of anesthesia.
Lumb has served as President and Secretary-General of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine and Chancellor and Secretary-General of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.
During his distinguished career, he has published more than 100 scientific papers, authored 50 book chapters, presented over 600 invited scientific lectures at national and international conferences and worked as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Critical Care. His contributions to both anesthesia research and medical practice were honored when he received the Academy of Anesthesiology’s Distinguished Service Award and Citation of Merit and the Society of Critical Care Anesthesiology’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
He is the current Director of Anesthesiology Research at the Keck School of Medicine.