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Congratulations to   Dr. Matthew Klopman on his selection as a fellow of the 2017 Woodruff Leadership Academy Class

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Congratulations to the following physicians who were recognized as part of the Emory Medicine Recognitions Committee 2016 Celebration of Faculty Excellence:

Matt Klopman, MD & Grant Lynde, MD on their promotions to Associate Professor.

Gaurav Patel, MD on receiving the Dean’s Teaching Award for his dedication and excellence in medical student teaching.

Brian Bobzien, MD on Grady Memorial Hospital’s Pain Clinic achievement of Excellence in Patient Satisfaction on Press Ganey patient surveys.

Steven Helfman, MD on receiving a Hidden Gem Award for his work with the Anesthesiology Department’s Information Technology Systems and Electronic Medical Record.

Roman Sniecinski, MD on his appointment as Executive Section Editor, Hemostasis, Anesthesia & Analgesia.

Faculty Spotlight

Congratulations to Drs. Karen Carlson, Beth Duggan, and Gordon Morrow on publication of their article "Effect of basal insulin dosage on blood glucose concentration in ambulatory surgery patients with type 2 diabetes" in the February issue of the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia.

Congratulations to Dr. Ratna Vadlamudi on her contribution to the manuscript entitled "Anesthesia and Transesophageal Echocardiography for WATCHMAN Device Implantation" published in the Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia.

Congratulations to Drs. Beth Duggan and Karen Carlson on publication of their article Perioperative Hyperglycemia Management: An Update in the January issue of Anesthesiology.

Congratulations to Dr. Matt Klopman on his appointment as Vice-Chair of the Economics and Governmental Affairs Committee of the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists.

Congratulations to Dr. Anne Marie McKenzie-Brown on her appointment to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine Committee on Pain Management and Regulatory Strategies to Address Prescription Opioid Abuse.

Congratulations to Dr. Tru Patel on publication of his article Perioperative Multimodal Analgesia: Strategies in Reducing Opioid Requirement in the 2017#1 volume of the Journal of the Medical Association of Atlanta.

Congratulations to Dr. Joel Zivot who was recently on a panel with the Dalai Lama in India at the First International Congress on Science and Buddhism on the subject of The Biological Basis for Life. He also recently had a publication in the Fordham Law Review on the problems of illness in inmates facing execution.

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Blum on his 2016 board certification in the subspecialty of Clinical Informatics.