Kharasch to deliver 2014 Severinghaus Lecture on Translational Science

Evan D. Kharasch, MD, PhD to deliver the John W. Severinghaus Lecture on Translational Science

Kharasch, will deliver his lecture entitled ‘Basic Science to Clinical Practice: The Tale of Long-Acting Opioids’ at the ANESTHESIOLOGY 2014 Annual Meeting

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Dormant viruses re-emerge in patients with lingering sepsis, signaling immune suppression

Dormant viruses re-emerge in patients with lingering sepsis, signaling immune suppression

A provocative study links prolonged episodes of sepsis — a life-threatening infection and leading cause of death in hospitals — to the reactivation of otherwise dormant viruses in the body.

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Gereau named Brown professor of anesthesiology

Gereau named Brown professor of anesthesiology

Robert W. Gereau IV, PhD, has been named the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology at the School of Medicine. He studies the molecular mechanisms involved in pain sensation.

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Ellen Lockhart Profiled in STL Magazine

Ellen Lockhart, MD profiled as one of STL Magazine's 'In-the-know Doctors'

Dr. Lockhart, who serves as the Vice Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, answers questions about medical ethics and current challenges in the practice of anesthesiology.

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Department of Anesthesiology Global Health Initiative

Stephanie Grant teaching in the Obstetric Unit at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana.

Stephanie Grant teaching in the Obstetric Unit at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana.

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.