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Kevin Driscoll, DNP, MSN, BSN, CRNA


Kevin Driscoll is a Staff Anesthetist at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Clinical Center, Building 10. This is the world’s largest research-only dedicated hospital where they take on medically complex cases to gain greater insights into future diagnosing, treating and curing patients.

Prior, he was at The Johns Hopkins Hospital where he helped lead the first Collaborative Unit-Based Safety Program (CUSP) in the Department of Surgery as well as Co-chaired a Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Community. In addition, he is an Inaugural Fellow of the Armstrong Institutes of Patient Safety at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Kevin currently serves on the Board of Directors for the National Board of Certification and Recertification for Nurse Anesthetists (NBCRNA) and holds a faculty appointment at the University of Pennsylvania.

He recently completed his DNP at Yale University where his focus was on the geospatial analysis of the positive correlates for veteran suicide and is on track to be the first CRNA in the nation to be certified in big data analytics by ESRIs technical Geographic Information Systems platform.

Carrie Frederick, M.D.

Dr. Carrie Frederick is a board-certified anesthesiologist who has specialized in anesthesia for outpatient and office-based surgery centers for the last 30 years. She completed her medical training at the University of Rochester School of Medicine in New York and then moved to Portland, Maine to complete her residency in anesthesia.

In addition, Dr. Frederick is a retired Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in Anesthesia who was involved with the education of nurse anesthesia students at the University of New England, College of Health Professionals from 2005-2013. She also lectured as a guest speaker at the University's College of Medicine and supervised UNE students, at all levels, during clinical rotations. In 2010, she served as the Interim Medical Director of the Physician Assistant Program at UNE and was a member of the Advisory Board to the Maine Board of Registration in Medicine for PA Affairs. Dr. Frederick was awarded the University of New England's Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award for the 2010-2011 academic year.

Dr. Frederick has published several articles in Outpatient Surgery Magazine. She has a particular interest in airway management and patient safety in the out-patient setting. She served as a consultant to the State of Maine EMS Board regarding airway management in the pre-hospital setting and has also consulted for private surgery centers interested in narcotic sparing techniques and preparing for accreditation site visits.

Quinn McCutchen, M.D.

Quinn McCutchen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Sections of Neuroanesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, and Acute Pain Management, and Obstetric Anesthesia
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC

Dr. McCutchen received his B.A. in Medical Ethics from Davidson College in 1991 and his M.D. from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine in 1995. Quinn completed his internship in General Surgery and Neurosurgical residency at the Medical University of South Carolina from 1995 to 2000. He then went on to complete a residency at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine from 2000-2003.

Dr. McCutchen has received multiple teaching awards from anesthesiology residents and student nurse anesthetists. He has lectured on and taught regional anesthesia at several meetings around the country and has multiple publications in anesthesiology and neurosurgical journals and textbooks.

Mary J. Scott-Herring, DNP, MS, CRNA

Mary Scott-Herring is the CRNA Manager of Clinical Education and Professional Development at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD. These institutions care for some of the highest acuity patients in the country, are US leaders in the total number of ECMO procedures performed, as well as liver transplants performed on the east coast.

Previously, she was the SRNA Clinical Site Coordinator at Johns Hopkins Hospital where she oversaw the clinical education of over 250 students from seven different nurse anesthesia programs. In addition, she provided primarily pediatric anesthesia for a diverse population with multiple genetic conditions and co-morbidities from the day of life and up.

Dr. Scott-Herring was one of only two CRNAs to complete an Armstrong Patient Safety Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institutes of Patient Safety in which she received the Elizabeth Martinez Fellowship Award. This in-name recognition is given to a staff or faculty member in the Johns Hopkins University Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine in memory of Dr. Elizabeth Martinez and her leadership and dedication to patient safety.

She currently serves as co-chair to the Maryland Association of Nurse Anesthetists Government Relations Committee and holds adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown University, the University of Maryland School of Nursing and Old Dominion University.

Matthew D. Zinder, MS, CH, CRNA

Matthew Zinder has worked in some level of healthcare for over 20 years, starting as an EMT in a volunteer fire station. He received his BS From The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in 1999. Following a 2 year experience at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Surgical Intensive Care Unit, Matthew graduated with an MSNA from Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia Nurse Anesthesia Program in 2003.

Matthew owns and operates a Maryland-based mobile anesthesia practice that has been in business since 1984. It consists of 20 practitioners and covers 60 locations throughout the state of Maryland.

Matthew speaks at many professional conferences, both nationally and internationally, involving topics such as the business of anesthesia, hypnosis, and the practice of anesthesia. Matthew also has an active hypnotherapy practice that caters mainly to healthcare providers. Matthew is also the founder and director of Maryland Emergency Response, a disaster relief 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works to aid victims following natural and/or man-made disasters as well as community outreach projects such as their Homeless Backpack Initiative. Matthew is currently serving on the board of the Maryland Association of Nurse Anesthetists as the Region IV director.