Samuel Max, BM BCh (Oxon)
Erasmus MC University Medical Center

Dr. Samuel Max, BM BCh (Oxon), blends his expertise in engineering with his medical proficiency as a physician and PhD candidate at Erasmus MC University Hospital's Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. Having graduated from the Universities of Surrey, Utrecht, and Oxford where he achieved prizes as first in his cohort at each institution, he is now pursuing a PhD in the field of the medical XR technologies. Sam coordinates the design and development of a virtual reality simulation platform for surgical healthcare professionals, and leads a project focused on producing AI-driven digital twins for ECMO machines and Heart-Lung Machines. Sam serves as an associate editor of the JMIR XR and Spatial Computing journal.