Annual Graduation Awards 2017

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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Investigators publish the results of the PODCAST trial in The Lancet

Investigators publish the results of the PODCAST trial in The Lancet

The PODCAST trial (Prevention of Delirium and Complications Associated with Surgical Treatments) was conducted in the United States, Canada, South Korea and India.

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American Health Council Names Mary Zerlan to Nursing Board

American Health Council Names Mary Zerlan, DNP, CRNA to Nursing Board

Mary Zerlan, DNP, CRNA, has been selected to join the Nursing Board at the American Health Council. She will be sharing her knowledge and expertise in Anesthesia.

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Norris awarded a FAER Mentored Research Training Grant

Aaron Norris MD, PhD awarded a FAER Mentored Research Training Grant

Dr. Norris received the grant for his project titled “Isoflurane Activated Neural Circuits” which will examine the relationship between neurons activated by isoflurane and neurons active during sleep.

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Department of Anesthesiology Global Health Initiative

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

Sarah Alber, Chris Davies, and Tom Cox collaborating with residents at Roosevelt Hospital in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

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.