1. What are your key areas of interest and research?
Tissue oxygenation and lactate levels, haemodynamic monitoring, ethics and end-of-life-care.
Translating evidence into clinical practice.
Hire talented people (if possible people that have more skills/talent than yourself) and then get out of their way. Or, put another way: The next person you hire is even better than you already are.
4. What would you single out as a career highlight?
My fellowship at the Dept. of Intensive Care in the Erasmus Hospital in Brussels
Skiing, swimming, watching sports (soccer, tennis, Tour de France, ice hockey, American football), Movies, Theatre, Concerts, listening to music and news, reading.
“Some men see things as they are and say:”Why?” I dream things that never were and say:”Why not?” (Edward Kennedy quoting his brother Robert Kennedy at Robert's funeral)