Amjad Musleh, MD, will serve as the critical care ultrasound co-director for the Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine Division. He will develop and sustain the point-of-care Critical Care Ultrasound program within the division and across the medical campus.
Every year, as the fourth-year residency class graduates, the Department of Anesthesiology likes to celebrate a select few residents who have made extraordinary accomplishments throughout the year. The graduating class also nominated a faculty member who has made the biggest impact on their clinical training for the annual outstanding teacher award.
We’re delighted to announce this year’s residency and outstanding teacher award recipients!
Drs. Enyo Ablordeppy, Allison Mitchell, and Sunny Lou have been elected to Elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.
Mark Arcario, MD, PhD, was recently awarded a $250,000 Mentored Research Training Grant from the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) for his project titled, “Understanding Allosteric Modulation of Pentameric Ligand-Gated Ion Channels by Fatty Acids.”
Drs. Palanca and Lenze have received a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to begin the Slow Wave Induction by Propofol to Eliminate Depression (SWIPED) clinical trial.
Two members of the Department of Anesthesiology, Maureen Arends and Sherri Vogt, were recently awarded distinguished honors from the Dean’s Office at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
Amynah Pradhan, PhD, neurobiologist and associate professor from the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois Chicago, will lead the Center for Clinical Pharmacology.
This past April, nine residents in the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis placed at the 2022 Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference (MARC). Residents competed against their colleagues from 34 Midwestern universities. “We have strategically built our residency program so that our trainees are provided with the access to resources […]
Megan Dewey, MD, pediatric anesthesiology fellow, won first place for her case study “Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in a Pediatric Patient” at the Missouri Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting in April 2022.
Omokhaye Higo, MD, MBA, has been appointed as the inaugural Vice-Chair for Innovation for Washington University’s Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Higo will lead innovative initiatives in the department by advancing the current perioperative telemedicine platform, with a view to consolidating the Anesthesiology Control Tower (ACT) and Recovery Control Tower (RCT).