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

Mar 13, 2017

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E. Wesley Ely, M.D., M.P.H., Professor, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

The 29th Annual C. R. Stephen Lecture of the Department of Anesthesiology will be delivered by E. Wesley Ely, M.D., M.P.H., Professor, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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, 320 S. Euclid Avenue.

Dr. Ely is a subspecialist in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine who conducts patient-oriented, health services research as a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is also a practicing intensivist with a focus on Geriatric ICU Care, as the Associate Director for Research for the VA Tennessee Valley Geriatric Research and Education Clinical Center.


StephenAnnually the department hosts a lecture named in honor of C.R. Stephen, MD, F.F.A.R.C.S. Washington University School of Medicine named him professor and chairman of the Department of Anesthesiology in 1971 and concurrently he was named anesthesiologist-in-chief at Barnes and St. Louis Children's hospitals. Dr. Stephen was the author of more than 160 scientific papers and two monographs. He also received many honors throughout his lifetime. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Anesthesiologists, was an associate examiner with the American Board of Anesthesiology and, in 1981, he received the ASA Distinguished Service Award.

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