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Next Month: UIC Residents Traveling to the MARC 2019 in Detroit, MI

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 [...]

By |2019-03-22T12:41:38-05:00March 22nd, 2019|Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on Next Month: UIC Residents Traveling to the MARC 2019 in Detroit, MI

Introducing Our New Chief Residents!

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!

By |2019-03-20T19:53:10-05:00March 20th, 2019|Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on Introducing Our New Chief Residents!

Christine Park, MD, Receives the Society for Simulation in Healthcare’s (SSH) Presidential Citation

Christine Park, MD, received the Society for Simulation in Healthcare's (SSH) Presidential Citation at its annual flagship meeting in January 2019. Dr. Park is an internationally recognized leader in simulation and the 2017 president of SSH. The citation was presented by 2018 SSH President Joseph Lopreiato for her exceptional service to the society and to [...]

By |2019-03-06T12:46:00-05:00February 28th, 2019|Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on Christine Park, MD, Receives the Society for Simulation in Healthcare’s (SSH) Presidential Citation

UIC Anesthesiology Faculty Making News

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 [...]

By |2018-11-20T14:51:11-05:00November 20th, 2018|Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on UIC Anesthesiology Faculty Making News

“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

By |2018-11-13T06:45:55-05:00November 13th, 2018|Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on “The same code of silence haunts law enforcement and medicine” by Pilar Mercado, MD, featured in the Chicago Tribune

This Week: UIC Traveling to ASA in San Francisco, CA, October 13 – 17, 2018

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.

By |2018-10-12T06:44:42-05:00October 12th, 2018|Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on This Week: UIC Traveling to ASA in San Francisco, CA, October 13 – 17, 2018

This Week: UIC Neuro at the SNACC in San Francisco, CA

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 [...]

By |2018-10-12T06:32:18-05:00October 12th, 2018|Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on This Week: UIC Neuro at the SNACC in San Francisco, CA

Members of UIC Anesthesiology Ran in the 2018 Chicago Marathon

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. [...]

By |2018-10-17T09:03:41-05:00October 10th, 2018|Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on Members of UIC Anesthesiology Ran in the 2018 Chicago Marathon

Dr. Christine Park’s Global Healthcare Simulation Week Facebook Live Video is Now Available

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

By |2018-10-09T10:27:00-05:00October 9th, 2018|Anesthesiology - News|Comments Off on Dr. Christine Park’s Global Healthcare Simulation Week Facebook Live Video is Now Available