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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


The dedication of the new six-story, 100,000 square foot Edie and Lew Wasserman Building took place on October 28, 2014. It is the 3rd building in the Stein Eye Institute complex. Jules Stein was an ophthalmologist...

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The Wasserman Building has Opened

ASA 2014 Annual Meeting


September 22nd, 2014

The ASA 2014 annual meeting will be held October 11-15 in New Orleans. This five-day event attracts 15,000 attendees from around the world. There are more than 500 sessions, including special lectures, hands-on workshops, and panel...

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ASA 2014 Annual Meeting


Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT) is a program at UCLA that envisions providing holistic care to patients by integrating eastern healing therapies with...

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Urban Zen Integrative Therapy and Anesthesiology