Lectures & Journal Clubs

Visiting Professor Program Archive: 2015 - 2016


Robert Gaiser, MD, MS.Ed
Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Director, Obstetrical Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Director, Residency Program
Vice Chair for Education
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Immediate Past President, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology

Topic(s):
  • One is the Loneliest Number; The Power of One
    August 12th, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Anna Varughese, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Anesthesia
Director, Advanced Fellowship in Safety and Quality Improvement
Department of Anesthesiology - Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Topic(s):
  • Perioperative Operational Excellence & Safety
    September 16th, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Emery Brown, MD, PhD
Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anesthesia - Harvard Medical School
Edward Hood Professor of Medical Engineering and
Professor of Computational Neuroscience - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director, Neuroscience Statistics Research Laboratory - Massachusetts General Hospital

Topic(s):
  • The Clinical Neuroscience of Anesthesiology: Research, Education and Patient Care
    November 18th, 2015 - 7:00 AM

Holger K Eltzschig, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine, Cell Biology & Immunology
Tenure, Director, Organ Protection Program
Chief, Anesthesia Service for Oncologic Surgery
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Colorado

Topic(s):
  • Perioperative Organ Injury
    January 6th, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Alex Evers, MD
Henry E. Mallinckrodt Professor, Anesthesiology
Head, Department of Anesthesiology
Washington University School of Medicine

Topic(s):
  • Academic Anesthesiology in the 21st Century: Mission, Opportunity and Culture
    January 13th, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Rebecca Aslakson, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
Boarded in Anesthesia, Critical Care and Palliative Care
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Recipient of 2014 ASA Presidential Scholar Award

Topic(s):
  • Palliative Care for Perioperative and Critically Ill Populations: Historical Context and On-Going Research Projects
    January 27th, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Santhanam Suresh, MD
Professor & Chair
Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Professor of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Topic(s):
  • Safety and Efficacy of Regional Anesthesia in Children
    February 3rd, 2016 - 7:00 AM

James Hecker, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
Boarded in Anesthesia, Critical Care and Palliative Care
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Recipient of the 2014 Presidential Scholar Award

Topic(s):
  • Future of Anesthesiology / Disruptive Technologies for Anesthesiologists
    February 24th, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Jeanine Weiner-Kronish MD
Professor and Chief, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care
Henry Isaiah Dorr Professor of Research and Teaching in Anesthetics and Anesthesia
Massachusetts General Hospital

Topic(s):
  • Personalizing Mechanical Ventilation in the OR
    March 9th, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Keith Tony Jones, MD
Professor and Alfred Habeed Endowed Chair
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Alabama School of Medicine

Topic(s):
  • Anesthesiologists as Acute Care Physicians: A Value-Added Proposition
    March 30th, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Warren Sandberg, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesia
Vanderbilt University Medical School

Topic(s):
  • Future of Anesthesia: What we all need to be worrying about
    April 27th, 2016 - 7:00 AM

Evan Kharasch, MD, PhD
Russell D. and Mary B. Shelden Professor of Anesthesiology
Vice Chancellor for Research, Director of the Division of Clinical and translational Research in Anesthesiology
Washington University School of Medicine

Topic(s):
  • Preoperative Opioids, Public Health, and Anesthesiology
    June 22nd, 2016 - 7:00 AM


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