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More Fellowships, Here And Elsewhere

November 3, 2014

Mike Palmisano, MD will be our Regional Anesthesia fellow next year. Christina Smith, MD will be starting a Perioperative Medicine fellowship at the University of California at Irvine next summer. Rohan Jain, MD will be a Pain Medicine fellow at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/MD Anderson Cancer Center. And our four Pain Medicine fellows here for next year are Versan Johnson, MD, Karmin Nissan, MD, Chuck Okpala, MD, and Donald Perrine, MD. Congratulations to all of them!

Photos From The ASA Meeting in New Orleans

October 13, 2014

Dr. Cornel Mihalache, Dr. Alexandra Baracan, Dr. Karmin Nissan

Dr. Cornel Mihalache, Dr. Alexandra Baracan, Dr. Karmin Nissan


Dr. Florin Orza, Dr. Alexandra Baracan

Dr. Florin Orza, Dr. Alexandra Baracan

Dr. Chris Fosco
Dr. Chris Fosco

 Dr. Jacqueline Galvan
Dr. Jacqueline Galvan

 Dr. Danish Khaja
Dr. Danish Khaja

Dr. Elizabeth Lange, 2014 graduate
Dr. Elizabeth Lange, 2014 graduate

Dr. Jennifer Mendoza, 2014 graduate
Dr. Jennifer Mendoza, 2014 graduate

Dr. Irida Nikolla
Dr. Irida Nikolla

Dr. Lindsey Whalen
Dr. Lindsey Whalen

Dr. Alexandra Baracan
Dr. Alexandra Baracan

Dr. Marion Bussay
Dr. Marion Bussay

Dr. Mike Palmisano
Dr. Mike Palmisano

Dr. Tiffany Perry
Dr. Tiffany Perry

Dr. Adrian Pichurko
Dr. Adrian Pichurko

Dr. Versan Johnson
Dr. Versan Johnson

Dr. Cornel Mihalache
Dr. Cornel Mihalache

Dr. Siang Ombaba
Dr. Siang Ombaba

Dr. Jason Johnson
Dr. Jason Johnson

Dr. Jason Johnson, Dr. Versan Johnson, Dr. Paras Patel
Dr. Jason Johnson, Dr. Versan Johnson, Dr. Paras Patel

Dr. Francesco Vetri
Dr. Francesco Vetri

Rich Minshall Honored at Faculty Awards Reception

September 29, 2014

Richard Minshall, PhD will be honored at the upcoming Faculty Awards Reception on October 22, 2014, at UIC.  Dr. Minshall was selected by the College of Medicine to receive this recognition based on his external award as an International Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA) conferred by the Councils on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences and Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.  This honor by the AHA recognizes members for their scientific and professional accomplishments, and leadership and service.  Dr. Minshall has over 110 peer-reviewed publications and he has a long history of NIH funding. Congratulations, Rich!

Department Participation At American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting In New Orleans

September 7, 2014

The following is a list of department participants at the annual ASA meeting, held this year in New Orleans from October 11-15:

Faculty

Rosalie F. Tassone, M.D., M.P.H..

Hands-on Workshop
804. Acupuncture Workshop
Sat, Oct 11, 8:00 - 11:00 AM

Sat, Oct 11, 8:10 - 8:20 AM
MC91 - Where is the Balloon? Misadventures in Interventional Radiology For A Patient with Placenta Accreta

Jacqueline M. Galvan, Heather Nixon, M.D..

MCCS
MCC01. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 11, 8:00 - 9:30 AM

Sat, Oct 11, 9:00 - 9:10 AM
MC132 - The Perils of an Incidental Prone Extubation: Emergent Reintubation in a Patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis Presenting with a Difficult Airway

Karmin Nissan, M.D., Verna Baughman, M.D..

MCCS
MCC01. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 11, 8:00 - 9:30 AM

Sat, Oct 11, 10:40 - 10:50 AM
MC163 - The Alternative: LMAs for Tonsillectomies in Children

Alexandra E. Baracan, M.D., Richard Banchs, M.D., Katherina Lee, M.D..

MCCS
MCC02. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 11, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sat, Oct 11, 2:10 - 2:20 PM
MC369 - Management of a Difficult Airway in a Morbidly Obese Patient with Proteus Syndrome Prior to Emergency Surgery for Acute Bowel Obstruction

Christopher R. Fosco, M.D.1, Jacqueline Galvan, M.D.2.

MCCS
MCC03. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 11, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Sat, Oct 11, 1:30 - 1:40 PM
MC294 - A 74-Year-Old Patient Needs an ERCP. Oh, and By the Way, She Was Just Diagnosed With Tetralogy of Fallot

Alexandra E. Baracan, M.D., Florin Orza, M.D..

MCCS
MCC03. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sat, Oct 11, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

A1290 - Building Quality Improvement Into Your Time-Out

Lindsey K. Whalen, M.D., Heather C. Nixon, M.D..

Poster Presentations
PO12-2. Obstetric Anesthesia: Labor Analgesia, Patient Safety and Miscellaneous.
Sat, Oct 11, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

A1289 - Considerations for the Parturient of Short Stature a Retrospective Review

Elizabeth M. Lange, M.D.1, Heather C. Nixon, M.D.2, Paloma Toledo, M.D., M.P.H.3, Jillian Stariha, B.S.2.

Poster Presentations
PO12-2. Obstetric Anesthesia: Labor Analgesia, Patient Safety and Miscellaneous.
Sat, Oct 11, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

A1073 - Lipophilic Buffering and a Cardiotonic Effect Combine to Accelerate Bupivacaine Redistribution in Vivo: A Comprehensive Mechanism of Lipid Resuscitation

Michael R. Fettiplace, M.S.1, Kinga Lis, B.S.1, Richard Ripper, C.V.T.1, Adrian B. Pichurko, M.D.1, Katarzyna Kowal, B.S.1, Israel Rubinstein, M.D.2, Belinda Akpa, Ph.D.3, Guy L. Weinberg, M.D.1.

Poster Discussions
PD16-1. Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain
Sat, Oct 11, 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Sun, Oct 12, 8:50 - 9:00 AM
MC557 - PCP and Preeclampsia in the Parturient: A Recipe for Intracranial Hemorrhage and Hemodynamic Instability

Jennifer L. Mendoza, M.D., Heather Nixon, M.D..

MCCS
MCC05. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 8:00 - 9:30 AM

Sun, Oct 12, 8:50 - 9:00 AM
MC610 - Difficult Exchange of ETT in a Transoral Robotic Resection of Supraglotic Laryngeal Tumor

Irida Nikolla, M.D., Florin Orza, M.D..

MCCS
MCC05. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 8:00 - 9:30 AM

 

                                                               

Sun, Oct 12, 9:20 - 9:30 AM
MC595 - Management of Tracheostomy Tube During Esophageal Stent Placement in Patient with Tracheoesophageal Fistula

Daanish M. Khaja, M.D.1, Katharina Beckmann, M.D.2.

MCCS
MCC05. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 8:00 - 9:30 AM

 

Sun, Oct 12, 8:20 - 8:30 AM
MC536 - A Challenging Triad: Moyamoya, Morbid Obesity and a Lenghty Procedure

Alexandra E. Baracan, M.D., Benjarat Changyaleket, M.D..

MCCS
MCC05. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 8:00 - 9:30 AM

Sun, Oct 12, 8:40 - 8:50 AM
MC609 - Emergency Intubation: When Halo Saved the Day

Irida Nikolla, M.D., Heather Nixon, M.D..

MCCS
MCC05. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 8:00 - 9:30 AM

Sun, Oct 12, 11:50 AM - 12:00 PM
MC658 - Systolic Anterior Motion of Mitral Valve Detected by Paradoxical Response to Epinephrine

Adrian B. Pichurko, M.D., Heike Knorpp, M.D..

MCCS
MCC06. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun, Oct 12, 10:50 - 11:00 AM
MC616 - Patient with Severe Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Presenting for Emergent Decompression of Posterior Fossa

Marion H. Bussay, M.D., Sabine Kreilinger, M.D.,Ph.D., Guy Edelman, M.D..

MCCS
MCC06. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun, Oct 12, 11:00 - 11:10 AM
MC617 - Delayed Tension Pneumothorax Following Difficult Subclavian Central Line Placement With Initial Negative Chest Xray and Negative Intraoperative Ultrasound

Marion H. Bussay, M.D., Sabine Kreilinger, M.D.,Ph.D., Verna Baughman, M.D..

MCCS
MCC06. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun, Oct 12, 11:00 - 11:10 AM
MC653 - Cardiac Catheterization for Severe RV Hypertension in Setting of Chromosomal Anomaly and TOF Repair

Michael D. Palmisano, M.D., Barbara Jericho, M.D..

MCCS
MCC06. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun, Oct 12, 2:10 - 2:20 PM
MC720 - Why is the Baby Backwards and Why is the Uterus Falling Apart? The Perfect Storm

Tiffany D. Perry, M.D., Elizabeth Lange, M.D., Heather Nixon, M.D..

MCCS
MCC07. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Sun, Oct 12, 3:40 - 3:50 PM
MC771 - One Patient, Four Cases, 24 Hours: Unusual Complications After Carotid Body Tumor Resection

Versan S. Johnson, M.D.1, Hokuto Nishioka, M.D.2.

MCCS
MCC08. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Sun, Oct 12, 4:20 - 4:30 PM
MC820 - The Importance of Serial Tryptase Levels in Intraoperative Allergic Reactions

Cornel Mihalache, M.D., Barbara G. Jericho, M.D..

MCCS
MCC08. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Sun, Oct 12, 3:00 - 4:30 PM

Mon, Oct 13, 8:40 - 8:50 AM
MC861 - Difficult Airway in a Patient with a Large Thyroid, Arytenoid Prolapse and Anterior Larynx

Siang King Ombaba1, Ulana Leskiw, M.D.2, Bernard Pygon, M.D.3.

MCCS
MCC09. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 13, 8:00 - 9:30 AM

A3108 - Pharmacologic Blockade of Vascular Adhesion Protein-1 Lessens Neurologic Dysfunction in Rats Subjected to Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

Francesco Vetri, M.D., Ph.D., Haoliang Xu, M.D., Ph.D., Dale A. Pelligrino, Ph.D., Chanannait Paisansathan, M.D..

Poster Presentations
PO10-3. Experimental Neurosciences: Cerebral Blood Flow and CNS Ischemia
Mon, Oct 13, 8:00 - 10:00 AM

Mon, Oct 13, 12:30 - 1:30 PM
Moderator

Guy L. Weinberg, M.D..

Refresher Course Lecture
316. Lipid Resuscitation for Local Anesthetic and Other Toxic Overdoses
Mon, Oct 13, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

 

 

 

Mon, Oct 13, 1:50 - 2:00 PM
MC1094 - Myoclonic Movements and Altered Mental Status: A Case Report of a Rare Adverse Effect from Propofol

Rachel E. Waldinger, M.D., Daniela Orza, M.D., Paras N. Patel, M.D..

MCCS
MCC11. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 13, 1:00 - 2:30 PM

 

Mon, Oct 13, 3:30 - 3:40 PM
MC1164 - After-hours Emergent ECT in a Patient with Malignant Catatonic Lupus

Jason O. Johnson, M.D., Hokuto Nishioka, M.D..

MCCS
MCC12. Medically Challenging Case Presentations
Mon, Oct 13, 3:00 - 4:30 PM

A4152 - Differential Role for p120-catenin in Regulation of TLR4 Signaling in Macrophages

Guochang Hu, M.D., Ph.D.1, Zhiyong Yang, M.D., Ph.D.1, Changping Gu, M.D.1, Dong Sun, M.D.1, Zhibo Yan, M.D., Ph.D.1, David E. Schwartz, M.D.1, Richard D. Minshall, Ph.D.1, Randal O. Dull, M.D., Ph.D.1, Yang Zhang, M.D.2.

Poster Presentations
PO06-3. Critical Care
Tue, Oct 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tue, Oct 14, 2:15 - 4:15 PM
Speaker-Communicate Openly - Resolve Early

Timothy B. McDonald, M.D..

Refresher Course Lecture
425. Improving Patient Safety and Communication During Anesthesia and Surgery
Tue, Oct 14, 2:15 - 4:15 PM

 


Information About The 2015 Match

August 19, 2014

The Department has 12 categorical and 2 physician (R0) openings for July 2015 that it is filling through the March 2015 match. All positions will be filled through NRMP via ERAS. The categorical positions will start their PGY1 (intern) year in July 2015 in our program, and commence CA-1 anesthesia training in July 2016. The physician positions are for those who will have completed at least a PGY1 year elsewhere by July 1, 2015. These positions will start CA1 anesthesia training in our program on July 1, 2015.

Announcing Fellowships For 2015

July 16, 2014

It’s fellowship season and some of our trainees have secured fellowships for the 2015-2016 academic year. Marion Bussay, MD will be our Neuroanesthesia fellow next year. Cornel Mihalache, MD and Jason Johnson, MD will be Critical Care Medicine fellows at Northwestern. Adrian Pichurko, MD will be doing a fellowship in Neuroanesthesia at the University of Michigan. And Erick Isaacson, DO and Desiree Ekundayo, MD will be doing Cardiothoracic Anesthesia fellowships, Desiree at the University of Rochester, and Erick at the Ochsner Clinic. Congratulations to each of them!