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The Crawford Long Lecture is named in honor of Dr. Crawford Long, a Georgia native, who was the first physician to successfully use general anesthesia (ether) in a surgical procedure, on March 30, 1842.

The 2017 Crawford Long Lecture titled "Consciousness and the Dying Brain" was given by George Mashour, MD, PhD on March 21 at the Emory University School of Medicine. Learn more about this event HERE.

Faculty Spotlight

Congratulations to Drs. Karen CarlsonBeth 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 Drs. Jim Blum and Vanessa Moll for their top-cited article in 2016: "Rapid Development and Implementation of an ECMO Program"ASAIO Journal, May/June 2016.

Congratulations to Dr. Paul Garcia on acceptance of his article "The Input Is Reflected in the Output: Evaluating Neurophysiologic Monitors With Simulated Data" for publication in Anesthesia and Analgesia.