Adam Cheng is Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Canada. As a scientist and researcher at the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute, he oversees a program of simulation-based research focused on improving outcomes from cardiac arrest.
He is chair and co-founder of the INSPIRE network, an international research simulation collaborative with over 200 institutions that has fostered the global dissemination of simulation-based research. He has served on the Board of Directors of both the Society for Simulation in Healthcare and the International Pediatric Simulation Society. He has provided leadership for various international simulation conferences and delivered lectures and workshops at conferences around the world.
Dr. Cheng conducts research with interests in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and debriefing, and has led numerous multicenter simulation-based research trials. He is editor and co-founder of Debrief2Learn, and online, open access resource for simulation and medical educators. He has edited several textbooks and authored various American Heart Association Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation guidelines and scientific statements.