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Paul Gerard Firth, MB, CHB
Associate Professor of Anaesthesia

Dr Paul Firth is a Board Certified Pediatric Anesthesiologist. He received his medical degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He completed his residency in Anesthesia at the Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by a Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship at Tufts-NEMC. After working as a Specialist Registrar at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, UK, he joined the Anesthesia Staff at the MGH.

Dr Firth is head of the Division of Community and Global Health in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine. He serves on the Executive Committee of the MGH Center for Global Health.  His clinical, education and research work is focused on collaborations in Mbarara, Uganda.

Beyond Ether Day: Betsey Magoun, The Forgotten Patient.
Authors: Authors: Firth PG.
Anesth Analg
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How to optimize the perioperative care of patients with orphan diseases: what the anesthesiologist needs to know.
Authors: Authors: Peck J, Firth PG.
Curr Opin Anaesthesiol
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Nitrous Oxide for Labor Analgesia at Altitude.
Authors: Authors: Firth PG, Rollins MD.
Anesth Analg
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Surgical, Obstetric, and Anesthetic Mortality Measurement at a Ugandan Secondary Referral Hospital.
Authors: Authors: Firth PG, Mushagara R, Musinguzi N, Liu C, Boatin AA, Mugabi W, Kayaga D, Naturinda P, Twesigye D, Sanyu F, Mugyenyi G, Ngonzi J, Ttendo SS.
Anesth Analg
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World Anesthesia Day 2021: The global anesthesia workforce crisis in the time of pandemic.
Authors: Authors: Firth PG, Evans FM.
J Clin Anesth
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The signs and symptoms of Ernest Shackleton.
Authors: Authors: Firth PG, Benavidez OJ, Fiechtner L.
J Med Biogr
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International Collaboration in the Time of COVID-19: The World Hospice and Palliative Care Social Work Network.
Authors: Authors: Oltmann C, Otis-Green S, Blackburn P, Maasdorp V, D'Urbano E, Lema D, Thomas P, Roulston A, Firth P, Remke S.
J Soc Work End Life Palliat Care
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The evolution of pediatric sedation and anesthesia patient safety: An interview with Dr Charles J. "Charlie" Coté.
Authors: Authors: Firth PG, Mai CL.
Paediatr Anaesth
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Outcome Measurement at a Ugandan Referral Hospital: Validation of the Mbarara Surgical Services Quality Assurance Database.
Authors: Authors: Drevin G, Albutt K, Baluku M, Tuhumwiire C, Deng H, Musinguzi N, Modest V, Ngonzi J, Ttendo S, Firth P.
World J Surg
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Allocating Medical Resources in the Time of Covid-19.
Authors: Authors: Firth P, Eyal N.
N Engl J Med
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