Faculty Author Featured Article in February 2020 APSF Newsletter Dr. Guy Weinberg and Dr. Marina Gitman, along with their collaborators are the authors of “Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity (LAST) Revisited: A Paradigm in Evolution,” the featured article of the February 2020 edition of the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Journal. Click here for link to article: [...]
This year’s 2020 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare celebrated its 20th anniversary on January 19, 2020 in San Diego, CA. The meeting that started with just a few dozen people, has now grown to more than 4,000 conference participants from the global simulation community of practice. All of the Past Presidents of the Society [...]
During this past week of January 19th – 25 th , 2020, UIC Anesthesiology has been celebrating the contributions of our CRNAs that make our department great. We are very excited to share the first edition of the UIC Nurse Anesthesia Newsletter published this New Year. Please read and enjoy.
The UIC Department of Anesthesiology received the “Clinical Site of the Year Award” from Rosalind Franklin University SRNA Class of 2019 for our mission at the Shriners Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Congratulations to all of our colleagues serving at the Shriners Hospital who provide an excellent educational experience while demonstrating compassionate care!
Members of our Pain Medicine division will travel to the 18th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting sponsored by the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA), which will take place in New Orleans, LA, November 14-16. Presenters and Supporters Morgan Welch, DO (CA-2) Marco Duran, MD (Pain Fellow) E. Gina Votta-Velis, MD PhD (Pain [...]
Biji Mathew, PhD, has received a grant from the Bright Focus Foundation in support of her research on a novel cell-free treatment of glaucoma. Dr. Biji Mathew is a research assistant professor who joined Dr. Steven Roth’s lab in 2015. Her focus has been on the prevention of retinal degenerative diseases. Please click below for [...]
Our Department will have a strong presence at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), which will take place in Orlando, FL, October 19-23. Here are the presentations: UIC ASA 2019 Presentation Schedule Save the Date for Our UIC Anesthesiology Reception in Orlando, FL, October 19, 2019:
Congratulations to Our CA-3s as They Prepare for the Next Horizon Our CA-3s have secured spots for next year from coast to coast! See below for where they’re heading: Yusuf Aref, MD Pain Fellowship at University of Michigan Cy Chavez, MD Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship at Washington University David Esparaz, MD Pain Fellowship [...]
Faculty Receive ASA-SEA Distinguished Educator in Anesthesiology Award Dr. Barbara Jericho and Dr. Heather Nixon are the first round award recipients of the ASA-SEA Distinguished Educator in Anesthesiology Award. To promote the connection between education and superior patient care, the ASA-SEA Distinguished Educator in Anesthesiology award honors individuals who have made a significant contribution to [...]