Stanford Advanced Airway Course

The 2023 Stanford Airway course registration has been opened.
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The Stanford H&N Anesthesia and Advanced Airway Management Program of the Department of Anesthesiology is offering comprehensive, multidisciplinary airway training to national and international audience.

Learn new, up to date information, and instantly improve your advanced airway skills in our unique, intense 2-day course. We teach all aspects of advanced airway management in the operating room, emergency department, intensive care unit, and in adult and pediatric patients. 

The course highlights include:

  • Over 30 evidence-based lectures, reviews, and case discussions
  • 12 state-of-the art difficult airway stations, including airway ultrasound, surgical airway, and THRIVE (high-flow nasal oxygen)
  • Integrated, 6 station fiberoptic intubation course
  • Immersive, high fidelity simulation
  • Small learning groups with 4-5:1 participant-to-instructor ratio


Become our program insider, and benefit from over 20 years of national and international teaching experience. Learn from the experts who practice and teach advanced airway management daily!


Vladimir Nekhendzy, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Anesthesia and Otolaryngology
Director, Stanford Head & Neck Anesthesia & Advanced Airway Management Program (SAAMP)
Past President, Society for Head and Neck Anesthesia (SHANA)