Dr. Salil Bhandari originally hails from Sugar Land, TX and completed his residency in emergency medicine at NYU Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital Center in New York, NY. He continued as an Assistant Professor for the following four years working in residency education and has trained residents in public speaking and presentation design as well as procedural competency. He is a winner of NYC’s Blast Lecture Competition featured on the EMCrit Website, a contributor to the Core EM Website, and a speaker for the REBEL EM Conferences. He was awarded the Clinical Attending of the Year by the residents of NYU Department of Emergency Medicine in 2015 and best faculty lecturer at McGovern Med in 2019. He also teaches emergency procedures for NASA’s recent graduates of the Astronaut Program in preparation for dealing with emergencies at the International Space Station. He is passionate about critical care and airway, education, presentation design, and resident wellness. Dr. Bhandari now works as the Assistant Program Director McGovern Medical School at UT Health at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, TX.