29th CR Stephen Lecture

29th Annual C. R. Stephen Lecture will be delivered by E. Wesley Ely, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor Ely will discuss A New Frontier in Critical Care:  Saving the Injured Brain at the lecture on April 13, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in the Eric P. Newman Education Center.

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Brain hardwired to respond to others itching

Brain hardwired to respond to others’ itching

Itching is a highly contagious. When we see someone scratch, we’re likely to scratch, too. New research from the Center for the Study of Itch shows contagious itching is hardwired in the brain.

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Hincker receives Young Investigator Award

Alexander Hincker, MD awarded 2017 Young Investigator Award from SOAP

Alex Hincker will be doing this study during his Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship Program this coming year. He is doing his fellowship as part of the first joint OB-Pain-Research Fellowship program.

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Aranake-Chrisinger receives fellowship award

Amrita Aranake-Chrisinger, MD, MSCI, receives FAER fellowship award

Amrita Aranake-Chrisinger, MD, MSCI, receives highly competitive $75,000 Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) fellowship award.

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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.