Kharasch & Haroutounian Receive Distinguished Service Teaching Awards

Evan Kharasch & Simon Haroutounian to Receive Distinguished Service Teaching Awards

The Distinguished Service Teaching Awards are presented by medical students to faculty and house staff in appreciation of exemplary service in medical student education.

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$3.8 million to help explore brain’s circuitry using light

$3.8 million to help explore brain’s circuitry using light

As part of the White House BRAIN Initiative, researchers have received two grants to develop tools to map and activate pathways in the brain using light.

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Potential new target identified

Zhou-Feng Chen, PhD and Devin M. Barry, PhD identify potential new target for treating itch

Zhou-Feng Chen, PhD and Devin M. Barry, PhD have found that certain pathways in the sensory neurons of mice can work together to transmit itch signals.

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Annual Graduation Awards 2016

Department Honors Graduates and Professor at Annual Graduation Dinner

The Department announces the recipients of the Outstanding Teacher, Outstanding Resident, Outstanding First-Year Resident, and Outstanding Graduating Resident awards.

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Department of Anesthesiology Global Health Initiative

Saad Syed teaching at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi.

Saad Syed teaching at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi.

Partnerships across the world

It is important for the Washington University Department of Anesthesiology and the training programs we host to continually explore and develop long-term global partnerships that provide mutually beneficial, unique educational opportunities for our students, trainees, faculty and staff. Our international programs will focus on improving patient safety through education and implementation of quality improvement initiatives in partnership with our host countries. We hope this initiative will prove to be an innovative model for future global health partnerships.