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We are delighted to announce the new faculty, clinical instructors, and staff physicians that recently joined the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine. Please welcome them as you see them in the operating rooms and hallways.   Dr....

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New Department Faculty, Clinical Instructors, and Staff Physicians

Graduation 2015


July 26th, 2015

On Saturday, June 20, 2015 the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine residents and fellows celebrated their graduation with their families, friends, faculty and classmates. The celebration took place at Covel Commons. The evening started with...

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Graduation 2015


The UCLA Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine is pleased to announce the partnership with the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH). Located in a medically underserved area, this private, non-profit, facility has reopened...

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 Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital


The Apgar Score is used in every modern hospital around the world every day on every newborn, to evaluate how a baby makes the transition to extra-uterine life. Many do not realize the Apgar Score was...

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ARTICLE SUMMARY: Dr. Virginia Apgar and the Apgar Score: How the Agpgar Score Came to Be.

Scientific Evening 2015


April 21st, 2015

The Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine held the 7th Annual Scientific Evening on Tuesday, February 24th, 2015, where Residents, Fellows, and Medical Students presented insightful hypothesis-based studies to showcase the department's research. Drs. Jonathan Jahr...

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Scientific Evening 2015


This marks the fourth year of the exchange rotation between UCLA and the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine (SAHZU). I was very glad to have this opportunity to participate in anesthesia care in...

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Anesthesia in Hangzhou, Year 4.

Awards and Accomplishments


February 2nd, 2015

Dr. Kimberly Howard-Quijano was awarded the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists’s very competitive junior faculty scientific grant. Her grant proposal titled, “The Role of Cardiospinal Reflexes in Modulation of Ventricular Arrhythmogenesis” was the highest scoring grant. Dr. Andrew...

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Awards and Accomplishments


This year the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting was held in New Orleans, LA from October 11th to 15th, 2014 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 2014 ASA Annual Meeting