Dr. Michael Abernethy First American Appointed as Examiner of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh


Congratulations to Dr. Michael Abernethy, Chief Flight Physician, on his appointment as the first American examiner for the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in their section of prehospital care.

In additional to his certification in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Abernethy is a Fellow and Faculty of Sports & Exercise Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and is the first American to earn a Diploma in Retrieval and Transfer Medicine from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He is instructor/faculty with the UK's renowned Anesthesia, Trauma & Critical Care Group (ATACC). With over 30 years continuous experience and thousands of patient transports, he is one of the world’s most experienced helicopter flight physicians.