Enrique Hernández-Cortez graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of the Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, México. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the Anesthesia Department Hospital de Alta Especialidad, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social in León Guanajuato. He is past head of the Anesthesia Department at the Hospital de Alta especialidad de Gineco-Pediatría No. 48, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, León Guanajuato, México. Dr. Hernández-Cortez is editor-in-chief of the journal Anestesia en México and vice president of the Federación Mexicana de Colegios de Anestesiología, A.C. He is editor of the book Complications of Pediatric Anesthesia, has published a variety of articles on pediatric anesthesia, and has lectured at countless conferences and meetings around the world.