Our department will be well represented at this year’s Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference, April 12 th - 14 th , in Detroit, MI. The following is a list of our resident speakers: David Betancourth, MD Neuraxial Anesthesia for a Patient with Acute Hemorrhagic Stroke Undergoing Cesarean Delivery David Janiczek, MD Postpartum Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection [...]
Dr. David Esparaz, Dr. Josh Kalisky, Dr. Ryan Militana and Dr. Michael Williams have been elected to the Department of Anesthesiology Chief Residents for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year. Our warmest congratulations to each of them!
Newest Member of the Board of ASRA Effrossyni Gina Votta-Velis, MD PhD, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Dr. Votta-Velis is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology who has research interests in exploring the effects of Local Anesthetics on cancer. She also serves as our Pain Fellowship [...]
“The same code of silence haunts law enforcement and medicine” by Pilar Mercado, MD, featured in the Chicago Tribune
Dr. Pilar Mercado, is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology who serves in our Pediatric Anesthesiology Division. In the November 12, 2018 edition of the Chicago Tribune, she discusses the parallels of culture and practice between law enforcement and medicine and the importance of transparency and accountability in both fields. Please click below for article. https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/commentary/ct-perspec-stress-workplace-culture-police-officers-doctors-1112-story.html
Our Department will have a strong presence at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), which will take place in San Francisco this year from October 13-17. Here are the presentations from our faculty and residents.
Our Neuroanesthesiology Division will make its presence known at the 46th SNACC Annual Meeting, October 11-12, 2018, in San Francisco, CA. Here is our schedule: Society for Neuroscience in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA, October 11-12, 2018 Thursday, October 11, Golden Gate AB Dinner Symposium – Updates on Cerebral Aneurysm and Subarachnoid [...]
The following Faculty & Residents participated in the 2018 Chicago Marathon: Dr. Cy Chavez Dr. Jesse Morrison Dr. Morgan Welch Dr. Nikki Wilkinson Dr. Michael Williams Dr. Evelyn Yeh Congratulations to Our Chicago Marathoners! Below are some pictures from the cold & rainy Marathon. [...]
The video of Dr. Christine Park’s September 19 th Facebook Live session on “Ethics in Simulation” is now available. Please check out the link below: https://www.facebook.com/ssih.org/videos/1104817116350135/ For more videos from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, check out the below link: https://www.facebook.com/pg/ssih.org/videos/?ref=page_internal
Healthcare Simulation Week (#HCSimWeek18) is a worldwide celebration of healthcare simulation. Dr. Christine Park, will also be conducting a Facebook Live session on the topic of ethics in simulation, Wednesday, September 19 th 11:30 –Noon CST Two new videos have been released that highlight the impact of simulation on Healthcare education especially at the University of Illinois. [...]