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Congratulations to two of our department's remarkable scientists—Mansoureh Eghbali, PhD, and Thomas Vondriska, PhD—who are the winners of the only two grant awards this year from UCLA's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). They are studying...

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Award Winners Study Predictors of Heart Disease


A UCLA anesthesiology team tested a novel device for securing endotracheal tubes, and learned that it works far better than securing the tubes with tape of any kind. The new device has the potential to improve...

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New Device Improves ETT Security


"We are in a very chaotic period right now," said Visiting Professor Keith A. (Tony) Jones, MD, during his Grand Rounds lecture for the UCLA Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine on March 30. "But the...

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Anesthesiologists as Acute Care Physicians:  A Value-Added Proposition


I had the pleasure of being the fifth resident to participate in the exchange rotation between UCLA and the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine (SAHZU). It was an amazing experience to learn...

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Dr. Steven Tu, 5th Resident to Participate in the Exchange Program with the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine.


"Most useful" and "best conference" were the most common terms I heard enthusiastically used by residents to describe the 2016 ASA Practice Management Conference. As director of District 15, the resident section of CSA, I would...

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Resident Reflections on the 2016 ASA Practice Management Conference

Staff Appreciation Dinner 2015


January 26th, 2016

The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine held its annual Staff Appreciation Dinner on Friday December 18th at the Hotel Angeleno. Physicians and staff from all locations celebrated milestones achieved in 2015, including the opening of...

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Staff Appreciation Dinner 2015

2015 Annual Residency Retreat


November 18th, 2015

The UCLA Anesthesiology residency retreat is a highly anticipated annual event.  In recent years, the retreat has begun with Friday night festivities where residents socialize in an informal setting and get to spend time with the...

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2015 Annual Residency Retreat


This year the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting was held in San Diego, CA from October 24th to 28th, 2015 with over 15,000 health care professionals attending the meeting. The UCLA Department of Anesthesiology...

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UCLA Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the 2015 ASA Annual Meeting