Ken B Johnson, MD is a professor and vice chair of research in the department of Anesthesiology at the University of Utah. His clinical research interests include opioid pharmacogenomics, neuromuscular blockade monitoring, and medical device development. His education interests include sedation training for non-anesthesiologist sedation practitioners and high fidelity simulation training for maintenance of certification in anesthesia. He is an executive section editor of clinical pharmacology for Anesthesia and Analgesia, a committee member of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s Observed Structured Clinical Exam development team, and a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology’s Simulation Education Editorial Board. Prior work supported by APSF include (i) development of resident training techniques using approaches that reduce time to diagnosis and treatment of for management of adverse airway and respiratory events and (ii) development of a device that uses selected respiratory monitor to detect ventilatory compromise and prompt and stimulate patients to breath.