In his new role as Director, he will partner with hospital and nursing leadership at Christian Hospital to ensure outstanding clinical care in the intensive care unit.
Simon Haroutounian, PhD, appointed Chief of the Division of Clinical and Translational Research (DoCTR)
Dr. Haroutounian also serves as Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy.
Jose Moron-Concepcion, PhD, appointed Chief of the Division of Basic Research (DBR)
Dr. Moron-Concepcion joined the department in 2015 and is currently a Professor of Anesthesiology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience.
Obituary: Barbara L. Leighton, Chief Emeritus, Obstetric Anesthesiology
Dr. Barbara L. Leighton, Chief Emeritus of Obstetric Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, passed away Friday, June 19, 2020, in Oakland, MD.
René Tempelhoff, MD, announces retirement after 35 years of service
Professor Tempelhoff has been a substantial and consistent contributor to Washington University for over 35 years. His impact on the anesthesiology department and on his colleagues has truly been profound.
Douglas Thompson, MD, named inaugural Director of Anesthesiology Education
In this important new leadership role, Dr. Thompson will aim to improve all educational domains in our department, with a focus on students, trainees, staff, and faculty to elevate our department even further.
York Jiao, MD, appointed Director of Anesthesia at Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis
Dr. York Jiao has accepted the appointment of Director of Anesthesia at Shriner’s Hospital for Children in St. Louis.
Moron-Concepcion joins U.S. Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee
The Committee is composed of scientists, physicians, and health professionals who are leaders in the field of pain research looking to advance the fundamental understanding of pain and improve pain-related treatment strategies.
2020 Residency & Outstanding Teacher Award Recipients Announced
We are delighted to announce this year’s residency award recipients as well as the Outstanding Teacher award recipient.
Kelly Chilson, MD, named Interim Chief of the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology
Dr. Kelly Chilson has accepted the appointment to serve as the Interim Chief of the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology.