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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

New CRNA Staff


October 19th, 2015

The nurse anesthesia group is growing to meet the staffing needs of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. Recently several new staff nurse anesthetists have joined us. These CRNA's have previous clinical experience and are...

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New CRNA Staff


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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