August 31, 2017 Dr. Ronald F. Albrecht, Emeritus Professor and former Head of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago, passed away this morning. Dr. Albrecht received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois and subsequently earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Illinois College of Medicine [...]
August 31, 2017 Department Faculty Named to National ASA Committees The following faculty members have distinguished themselves and UIC Anesthesiology by being appointed by ASA President Jeffery Plagenhoef, MD to serve on national ASA committees: Heather Nixon, MD - Committee on OB Anesthesia Jacqueline Galvin, MD – PBDL Committee; Educational Track Subcommittee on OB Anesthesia [...]
Dr. Randal Dull, MD PhD and Monty Mythen, MD, Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care, National Clinical Adviser, Enhanced Recovery Partnership, United Kingdom were the headline speakers at the Peri-Operative Goal Directed Fluid Therapy (PGDT) for Enhanced Recovery Programs hosted by Edwards Life Sciences. The seminar was held at the Oak Brook Marriott and [...]
July 10, 2017 The lab of Steven Roth, MD has been honored with a Catalyst Award from the Chicago Biological Consortium (CBC). The grant funds a joint project with Dr. Ernesto Bongarzone (Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago Anatomy/Cell Biology), and Dr. Joshua Leonard (Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Northwestern). The investigators will be developing engineered extracellular vesicles [...]
Chanannait Paisansathan, MD was recently elected secretary-treasurer of the Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care (SNACC). The mission of the Society is to advance the art and science of the care of the neurologically impaired patient through education, training and research in perioperative neuroscience.
May 15, 2017 UIC Anesthesiology Department was well represented at Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Annual Meeting. Residents, Dr. Corrie Burke, Dr. Brittany Bond, Dr. Erin Haggerty and Dr. Jarna Shah all presented challenging cases. From Our faculty, Drs. Galvan, Kim and Nixon also presented their work. [...]
June 11, 2017 The Department’s annual graduation dinner celebration was on Saturday night, June 10th at The Montgomery Club of Chicago. Barb Jericho, MD won the Outstanding Teacher award, selected and presented by the residents, and Brad Biegler, MD won the prestigious Robert D. Dripps, MD Memorial Award as outstanding graduating resident, selected by the department’s faculty. Rohit Choudhary, MD received [...]