Patrick Yursik hired as new Manager of Communications and Marketing

Patrick Yursik hired as new Manager of Communications and Marketing

Patrick will be responsible for developing and leading the full scope of communications and marketing efforts, geared toward enhancing the Department’s visibility and reputation across its clinical, education, and research programs.

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Dr. Robert Gereau, IV named Inaugural Vice Chair for Research

Dr. Robert Gereau, IV named Inaugural Vice Chair for Research

Dr. Gereau will provide tactical and strategic guidance in relation to the complex, multi-faceted, and highly successful research enterprise within the Anesthesiology Department.

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Lara Crock, MD, PhD, Receives 2019 IARS 2019 Mentored Research Award

Lara Crock, MD, PhD, Receives 2019 IARS 2019 Mentored Research Award

Dr. Lara Crock is the recipient of an IARS 2019 Mentored Research Award for her project entitled Role of the Microbiome in the Persistence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

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Two faculty named as inaugural fellows in the WashU Academy of Educators

Two faculty named as inaugural fellows in the Washington University Academy of Educators

The Department of Anesthesiology would like to congratulate Drs. Douglas Thompson and Anand Lakshmiarasimhachar on their selection as inaugural fellows in the Washington University Academy of Educators.

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Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology

Welcome to the Washington University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology – a top-ranked Department, in a top-ranked Medical School, with a top-ranked Hospital System.  Our Department has a long and rich history of excellence in the multi-faceted missions of collaborative patient care, education, and research. The well-being of our patients prioritizes and guides all our activities. At the same time, we recognize the imperative to provide value to our society, so that we can sustain our advancements in knowledge generation and dissemination, and patient outcomes. We are proud to be part of Washington University, and to afford our members the opportunity to live in the vibrant metropolis of St. Louis, with its highly favorable cost of living, historical, cultural and culinary richness, and famed MidWest family-friendly traditions. Working together, we are poised to lead the rapidly-advancing field of Anesthesiology - encompassing perioperative medicine, peripartum and critical care, and pain management - in new and exciting directions. I invite you to join us on our exhilarating journey! Read More