Professor John Shields, DNP, CRNA
John Shields is a cardiac CRNA practicing at Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute in Nashville Tennessee. He has worked in a variety of settings including cardiovascular, thoracic, neurosurgical and other multispecialty practices.
He is also assistant program director at Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia with academic and clinical duties. He is a member of SPOCUS, Society of Critical Care Medicine, the American Society of Echocardiography, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and the European Society of Cardiology. Major interests include perioperative point of care ultrasound and the advancement of echocardiography for clinical practice.