Dr Cian McDermott is the Director of Emergency Ultrasound Education and a Consultant in Emergency Medicine in the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. He spent several years in Melbourne, Australia specialising in point of care ultrasound. He is an associate clinical professor with UCD School of Medicine. Dr McDermott sits on the Royal College for Emergency Medicine ultrasound committee. He is also the Emergency Medicine representative on the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine of Ireland (JFICMI) point of care ultrasound committee.