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Every year for the past six years, a CA-3 resident has visited Hangzhou, China as part of a clinical exchange program at the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine (SAHZU). This year, I...

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Hangzhou Anesthesiology Rotation


As part of our own continued evolution and development, we're excited to launch our new newsletter Open Circuit! Open Circuit is a platform for sharing our department's information and accomplishments. Attached is our department newsletter and we...

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We're excited to launch our new newsletter Open Circuit!


In December 2016, Division of Molecular Medicine received two new research fellowships from American Heart Association. Congratulations to the fellows and the supervising faculties.   ...

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New AHA Awards for Fellows at Division of Molecular Medicine


“What do you worry about, or fear the most, during your stay in the ICU?” Michael Gropper, MD, PhD, once asked a patient. “That the hospital will kill me,” replied the patient, using an iPad to...

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“Have you been treated with respect in the ICU today?”


"Health 2.0" is a major conference on health technology and innovation that takes place every year in San Francisco. This fall, as a CA-1 resident, I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to join over...

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CA-1 Myro Figura: Health 2.0, Innovation, and ZDoggMD


Nearly 170 years have passed since Ether Day in 1846, when William Morton demonstrated the use of ether as a surgical anesthetic before a rapt audience at the Massachusetts General Hospital. "But we still don't understand key...

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 Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Hudson on NIH Grant Award


Congratulations to Soban Umar, MD, PhD! Dr. Umar is lead author of the scientific abstract that has been named "Best Abstract of the Meeting" in basic science for the upcoming American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual...

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UCLA's Dr. Umar wins top ASA award


"Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there," said Aman Mahajan, MD, PhD, Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, in his Grand Rounds presentation on...

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Anesthesiology: Building a Competitive Strategy for the Future