Three CRNAs named finalists for Excellence in Nursing Awards

St. Louis Magazine’s 15th annual Excellence in Nursing Awards, presented by BJC HealthCare and Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, has announced finalists for the 2024 awards, including three outstanding Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) from the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis: Erin Herrera, MSN, CRNA, Elvira Sayfutdinova, MSN, CRNA, and Kate Silver, CRNA.

Goodin elected president of the US Association for the Study of Pain

Professor of Anesthesiology, Burel R. Goodin, PhD, has been elected as the President of the United States Association for the Study of Pain (USASP), a role that not only recognizes his academic excellence, but also symbolizes his unwavering commitment to advancing pain research. Goodin’s election is a testament to his multidisciplinary approach and his extensive background in clinical psychology, behavioral medicine, and translational pain science.

A Day in the Life of Shirley Vaughn

Shirley Vaughn is the administrative coordinator for the Department of Anesthesiology’s Office of Education. Learn more about what a typical day is like for her and her coordinating duties.  

February 2, 2024

Join us in celebrating the rich tapestry of Black history this Black History Month, honoring the resilience, achievements, & contributions of Black trailblazers who have shaped our world. May this month be a reminder to amplify Black voices, embrace diversity, & strive for equity.

Yoshida receives ASCI’s 2024 Emerging-Generation Award

Mitsukuni Yoshida, MD, PhD, a current resident physician in the department’s Academic Scholar Advancement Program (ASAP), has been selected for the prestigious 2024 Emerging-Generation (E-Gen) Awards by the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI).

Ablordeppey and Herrera honored with 2024 Drum Major Award

Enyo Ablordeppey, MD, MPH, FACEP, FCCM, and Erin Herrera, CRNA, were honored with the prestigious Drum Major Award on Tuesday, January 16, recognizing their outstanding efforts as advocates and upstanders.