Sharon Einav

Sharon Einav

Sharon Einav is an Associate Professor in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She studied Medicine at the Hebrew University and underwent her training in Anesthesia at the Hadassah Medical Centre during which she also worked in the Israeli National ambulance service (MDA). In 1999 Prof. Einav joined the faculty of the Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center as a senior Anesthesiologist. During her work there she ran the ENT, Maxillo-facial and Vascular surgery operating rooms, served as Medical Director of the School of Resuscitation and Medical Director the airborne critical care transport services, was the physician on the personal entourages of Pope John Paul II and President Bill Clinton in Israel and won a competitive research fellowship on Epidemiology of cardiac arrest and resuscitation. Shortly after finishing her fellowship in Intensive Care in 2002, she joined the faculty of the Shaare Zedek Medical Center where she was appointed director of Surgical Critical Care and Director of both the Blood Banking and Resuscitation committees and finished her Masters Degree in Clinical Epidemiology (Cum Laudae). Prof. Einav now works full time in the Shaare Zedek ICU. She also serves as a consultant for medical device development for Medtronic and Zoll and is currently working on a new monitoring technique together with the Department of Implemented Physics of the Hebrew University and Mobileye. Her fields of research include shock, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and trauma – particularly (but not only) in the context of maternity and Multiple Casualty events. She has published about 140 papers on her subjects of interest in leading journals such as “Annals of Surgery”, “JACC”, “Intensive Care Medicine”, Critical Care”, Anesthesia & Analgesia, “Resuscitation” and more, and also received the American College of Surgeons award for Best Scientific Exhibit for some of her research on treatment of victims of multiple casualty events. She co-authored the disaster management guidelines of the American College of Chest Physicians and the Maternal Resuscitation guidelines for the Society of Obstertric Anesthesia and the American Heart Association, and is currently involved in writing the Utstein guidelines for Research in Emergency Medicine and editing a textbook on maternal intensive care.