Chen named Shelden Professor in Anesthesiology

Zhou-Feng Chen, PhD named Shelden Professor in Anesthesiology

Zhou-Feng Chen, PhD, director of the Washington University Center for the Study of Itch, has been named the Russell D. and Mary B. Shelden Professor in Anesthesiology.

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Cheng awarded IARS Mentored Research Award

Wayland Cheng MD, PhD has been awarded the IARS Mentored Research Award

This award is a two-year faculty grant intended to support research in the field of anesthesiology and to facilitate the transition to becoming an independent investigator.

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Strategy to battle opioid epidemic encourages multilevel approach

Strategy to battle opioid epidemic encourages multilevel approach

Jose A. Moron-Concepcion, associate professor of anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine, was on a committee that authored new recommendations on how to address the opioid epidemic.

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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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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.