Hector-Greene receives FAER Mentored Research Training Grant

Melissa Hector-Greene, MD, PhD, was recently awarded a Mentored Research Training Grant from the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) for her project titled, “Pathogenic Mechanisms of R190W Mutation in LMNA-Associated Cardiomyopathy.” This prestigious grant provides $250,000 in funding over two years to support the development of essential skills, the generation of preliminary data, and the publication of research findings.

June 7, 2024

June is Pride Month, a month when we get to colorfully honor the LQBTQIA+ community! There are so many ways to show up as an ally for others and ensure that everyone feels welcome, valued, and respected as a member of the team. Participating in educational events and showing engaged support at celebratory events is so important. Ensure you check the WUDA website and socials often to stay up-to-date on the fantastic programming offered!

A Day in the Life of Brian Torres, CRNA, DNP

Meet Brian Torres, a CRNA in the Department of Anesthesiology, and also the assistant director of the Nurse Anesthesia Program, a collaboration between WashU Anesthesiology and Barnes-Jewish College of Nursing. Brian’s clinical practice focuses on anesthesia for cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. In his role as faculty, his teaching focuses on anesthetic pharmacology, preoperative health assessment, simulation, and the basic principles of anesthesiology. Read on to learn more about a typical day for Brian.

Highlights from the 2024 IARS Annual Meeting

Faculty, staff, and trainees from the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis recently attended and participated in the 2024 International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) Annual Meeting in Seattle, held from May 17-19.

Celebrating Our Chief Residents: Reflections, Future Plans, and Words of Wisdom

As our three chief residents prepare for graduation on June 15, they share their post-graduation plans, reflect on highlights of their training and living in St. Louis, and offer parting words of advice for their colleagues. Please join us in celebrating their successes and many contributions to the department and the field of anesthesiology.