Allison Bechtel, MD, is the APSF Podcast Director and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Virginia. Her career as a podcast host started with an anesthesia keyword review podcast called “Keys 2 the Cart“. She executes her commitment to patient safety through resident education and simulation-based studies. Her research focuses on anesthesia education as well as biomedical devices to improve patient monitoring in the operating room. She is a practicing cardiothoracic anesthesiologist with certification in advanced perioperative echocardiography and is a member of the American Board of Anesthesiology MOCA Minute Executive Committee. Connect with her on Twitter @ABechtelMD.