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National Heart Lung and Blood Institute awards MCW Anesthesiology professors $2.8 million grant

March 15, 2017 – Investigators in the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Department of Anesthesiology have received a grant for $2.8 million over four years to research how a mitochondrial protein determines cell fate.

Anesthesiology faculty, fellows and residents represent Medical College of Wisconsin at national pediatrics anesthesia meetings

March 9, 2017 – MCW Department of Anesthesiology faculty members, fellows and residents presented at three annual meetings this past weekend: SPA/AAP, SPPM and CCAS. The three meetings were held in conjunction with one another over four days in Austin, Texas.

Wai-Meng Kwok, PhD

Wai-Meng Kwok, PhD, named Director of Basic Science Research for Department of Anesthesiology

March 7, 2017 – Dr. Wai-Meng Kwok, Professor of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Toxicology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, has been named the Department of Anesthesiology’s new Director of Basic Science Research.

Quinn Hogan, MD, Named Vice Chair of Research

February 21, 2017 – The Department of Anesthesiology has announced that Quinn Hogan, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, is its new Vice Chair of Research.

Dr. Zhi-Dong Ge Wins First-Place Award at International Symposium

Jan 30, 2017 — Zhi-Dong Ge, MD, PhD, won the Oral Presentation of Interesting and Complex Cases at the 35th Annual International Symposium of Clinical Updates in Anesthesiology, Surgery and Perioperative Medicine.

Honor anesthesiologists during Physician Anesthesiologist Week

Honor anesthesiologists during Physician Anesthesiologist Week

Jan. 30 - Jan. 29 through Feb. 4 is Physician Anesthesiologist Week, a great time to honor MCW’s anesthesiologists. MCW has 119 faculty and staff physician anesthesiologists who work at locations through the Milwaukee area including Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, Community Memorial Hospital, and St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Honor our nurse anesthetists during National Nurse Anesthetist Week

Honor our nurse anesthetists during National Nurse Anesthetist Week

Jan. 23 - Nurse Anesthetist Week is being celebrated Jan. 22-28, and the Medical College of Wisconsin is using the opportunity to celebrate the contributions of the nurse anesthetists who provide care at Froedtert Hospital, the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, and Community Memorial Hospital.

“What Does Weight Have to Do with It?” by Drs. Hainsworth, Khan, Weisman, et al.

A new study looks at parents’ perspectives on their children’s weight and its relation to chronic pain. Results indicate a need for greater education for parents about the effects of excessive weight on pain.

Welcome our new psychologist Dr. Sarah Trost

Psychologist Dr. Sarah Trost joined the MCW Department of Anesthesiology. Learn more about her qualifications and new role.

Pain Medicine Fellowship 2017-2018 Match Results

Pain Medicine Fellowship 2017-2018 Match Results

New day off reporting tool for Anesthesiology Residency

New tool for MCW Anesthesiology Residency to submit sick days and request I-days

Dr. Julie Freed receives 2016 National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program Award

Dr. Julie Freed receives 2016 National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program Award

Early-Stage Anesthesiology Scholars

Early-Stage Anesthesiology Scholars (eSAS) is an nascent community led by trainees, for trainees. eSAS serves the interests of early-career anesthesiologist scientists, providing an academic home for developing scholars in anesthesiology.

Dr. Christina Diaz serves as program chair for Society of Pediatric Anesthesia annual meeting

Dr. Christina Diaz serves as program chair for Society of Pediatric Anesthesia annual meeting

Nov. 1 - Christian D. Diaz, MD, associate professor of anesthesiology, recently served as program chair for the Society of Pediatric Anesthesia’s 30th annual meeting in Chicago.

Dr. Lois Connolly awarded 2016 DSA from Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists

Dr. Lois Connolly awarded 2016 DSA from Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists

Oct. 6 - Lois Connolly, MD, professor of anesthesiology. was awarded the 2016 Distinguished Service Award from the Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists (WSA). Dr. Connolly has been an essential leader in the MCW Department of Anesthesiology since the 1990s.

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