Visiting Professor Ellile Sultan joins us via Zoom on Wednesday, January 17th, 2:30PM EST.

Ellile Sultan, BMedSci, BMBS, FRCA, MSc, CRA
Stanford University, California


  1. Define what cognitive aids are
  2. Know the evidence for use of cognitive aids during anesthetic emergencies
  3. Knowledge of techniques to use cognitive aids effectively

Dr Ellile Sultan is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford University California. She graduated from University of Nottingham medical school in 2006; gaining both an MD and Bachelor of Medical Sciences in Public Health. She completed her anesthetic training in Nottingham and London UK with dual fellowships in Liver transplant anesthesia and Regional Anesthesia. During her training she also completed a Masters in Clinical Research and developed her educational passion of simulation education.
She joined the Stanford department in 2019 and has since thrived in the Regional faculty and Simulation faculty. She is part of the steering committee for the Stanford Emergency Manual and has published peer reviewed articles on the educational use of simulation.