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Dr. Michelle Parra was awarded for Excellence in Clinical Coaching. This award is given to clinical faculty for their outstanding performance in clinical coaching that handcrafts the next generation of stellar physicians. Residents supported this nomination with comments: “constantly will go out of...
Congratulations and welcome to the four medical students who received Summer Research Fellowships this summer that will be hosted by the Department of Anesthesia. FAER Medical Student Anesthesia Research Fellowship: Alyssa Johnson, mentored by Dr. Andy Feider, “Comparison of Retrograde and...
Congratulations to Dr. Eli Musselman, who received a 3rd place award, and Dr. Scott Miller, who received a 2nd place award, at the Midwest Anesthesia Residents’ Conference (MARC) in Cincinnati on April 14. Dr. Musselman’s cardiothoracic presentation on Challenges of Left-Ventricular Assist Device...
The ACGME Review Committee (RC) for Anesthesiology met on April 17, 2018, and reviewed the accreditation application for our Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine (RAAPM) fellowship . We are pleased to learn that the RC decided to award the program Initial Accreditation with an effective date...
Congratulations to Jake Herrmann, Dr. David Kaczka’s PhD student, for being selected to receive the Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year award from the University of Iowa’s College of Engineering. Jake will be presented with the award on Friday, April 13, at the Engineering Research Open House...
Donna Hammond, PhD, received an R01 grant award entitled “Mechanistic Studies of the Natural Product Nicotinamide Riboside for Relief of Painful Sensory Neuropathy.” These studies will establish the mechanism(s) by which this vitamin B3 precursor of NAD+ can prevent the development of painful...
The MARC is a great opportunity for anesthesiology residents across the region to network, share scholarly activity, and present interesting cases to their colleagues. Scott Miller, Alan Ross Acute Aortic Dissection in Patient with Undiagnosed Coarctation Lee Stokes, Tejinder Swaran Singh Epidural...
Our pediatric anesthesia fellow, Dr. M. Farid Jahangiri, will attend the Society for Pediatric Anesthesiology’s (SPA) Annual Meeting in Phoenix, AZ, from March 23-25. SPA’s meeting enables attendees to reinforce their existing fund of knowledge; to introduce them to new, state-of-the-art techniques...