Gereau develops wireless devices that trigger and may block- pain signals

Gereau develops implantable wireless devices that trigger- and may block- pain signals

Building on wireless technology that has the potential to interfere with pain, scientists have developed flexible, implantable devices that can activate and, in theory, block pain signals in the body.

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Kharasch named editor-in-chief of Anesthesiology journal

Kharasch named editor-in-chief of Anesthesiology journal

The American Society of Anesthesiologists has named Evan D. Kharasch, MD, PhD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the new editor-in-chief of the journal Anesthesiology.

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Avidan named Brown professor of anesthesiology

Avidan named Brown professor of anesthesiology

Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh, FCASA has been named the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine.

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Chief of Obstetric Anesthesiology

Dr. Yehuda Ginosar named Chief of Obstetric Anesthesiology

The Department of Anesthesiology is pleased to announce that Dr. Yehuda Ginosar has been appointed as the Director of Obstetric Anesthesiology, a senior leadership position in our department.

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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.