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Congratulations to resident Ben Cartwright, MD and faculty Boris Spektor, MD on their presentation acceptance of a medically challenging case ePoster entitled "Ultrasound Guided Phrenic Nerve Block to the Treatment of Persistent Postoperative Hiccups" at the ASRA Annual Regional Anesthesiology Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Alex S. Evers

Department of Anesthesiology invites you to the 2015 Crawford W. Long Lecture and Celebration of Science. This year's topic "Academic Anesthesiology in the 21Sst Century: Mission, Opportunity and Culture" will be presented by Alex S. Evers, MD, Henry E. Mallinckrodt Professor and Chair, Washington University School of Medicine. The events will take place on Monday, April 6th and Tuesday, April 7th. For more details, please review the calendar


WIG poster

Congratulations to Dr. Arnold Berry and the WIG group, whose poster submitted for the upcoming Quality Day has been selected for an award.

Faculty Spotlight

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Blum, who was an invited lecturer at the 35th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM) focused on the perioperative prevention of ARDS, held in Brussels, Belgium. 

Dr. Glas - triathlonCongratulations to Dr. Glas who placed first in her age group at the Bayfront Challenge Olympic distance triathlon in Homestead, FL March 2015!

Drs. Anne Lunney and Kasia Maziar presented a problem-based learning discussion at the most recent Society for Pediatric Anesthesiology conference in Phoenix, Az. The case was titled "Pain Management in a terminal patient with pelvic osteosarcoma: systemic medications, neuraxial anesthesia and ethical concerns."

Congratulations to Dr. Jim Blum, on publication of his article  "Temporal trends and current practice patterns for intraoperative ventilation at U.S. academic medical centers: a retrospective study" in the journal BMC Anesthesiology.

Dr. Vidya Yalamanchili served as an instructor for the Advanced Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia workshop at the 2015 Society for Pediatric Anesthesia meeting.

Congratulations to Dr. Blum who has received a citation for his outstanding service to the journal Anesthesiology this past year. Of the 1106 reviewers outside the editorial boards who submitted nearly 2500 reviews in 2014, he was in the top 10 percent of reviewers.
Anesthesiology is the premiere journal in our specialty and we congratulate Jim for his hard work and this recognition in support of science and our medical specialty.

The March 2015 edition of AMA Journal of Ethics features ethical cases in Anesthesiololgy, includind a commentary on Opioids for Nonmalignant Chronic Pain by Anna Woodbury, MD

Congratulations to Drs. Nina Guzzetta, Beth Wilson, and Bruce Miller on their recent publication in Anesthesia and Analgesia titled Excessive Postoperative Bleeding and Outcomes in Neonates Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass.

Congratulations to Darlene Mashman who has been selected as a member of the ASA/SPA Committee of Editors to develop a self assessment module for pediatric anesthesiology competencies and milestones. She also is one of our two representatives to the National Professionalism Taskforce, the aim of which is to develop content experts within each fellowship program to teach and assess professionalism in our fellows and faculty. We are proud of her accomplishments and these distinctions in service. Please join us in congratulating her!