Dr. McIvor is an accomplished medical student and resident teacher, having received numerous departmental and University awards for teaching excellence. His interest is in bringing simulation education to the medical school curriculum. He has designed and taught simulation courses for first through fourth-year medical students focusing on airway management skills and topics in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. Dr. McIvor has presented his work at the International Meeting on Medical Simulation, to the Society of Education in Anesthesiology, the Society of Cardiac Anesthesiology, and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. He has also designed and taught an introduction to anesthesiology course used as part of the 20-day orientation program for new anesthesiology residents.
Bill and his wife Amy have three children. All are avid Penguins hockey fans. He also enjoys playing hockey, soccer, blues guitar, and cycling.