Dr. Hardy recently accepted the position of Vice President of Perioperative Services at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital and Medical Center of Chicago and Northwestern University.
On March 19, 2021, twenty-one physicians matched with our department to begin their anesthesiology residency, including two graduates from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
We are excited to announce the Anesthesiology Chief Residents for the next 2021-2022 academic year will be Ramya Baddigam, MD, Micaela Clark, MD, and Christian Guay, MD.
The COVID-19 Exceptional and Exemplary Duties (COVETED) Awards recognize individuals within the department who have demonstrated exceptional service and performance during the pandemic.
Dr. David Murray, a longtime member of our department, recently announced his plans to retire from Washington University in May 2021.
Dr. Markowitz will work closely with other senior leaders in the Anesthesiology Department, with University and Health System leaders, and with others who are leading initiatives to transform our institutional culture.
Dr. Njoku will work closely with other senior leaders in the Anesthesiology Department, with Hospital and University leaders in St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and with institutional leaders in BJC and Washington University School of Medicine broadly.
As medical schools across the country work to address systemic racism in medicine and foster more inclusive communities, one new initiative aims to increase diversity and advance anti-racism in academic anesthesiology.
Dr. Baron Chanda received a grant from the NINDS to to study cells’ ion channels as potential targets for new drugs to treat disorders affecting the brain, heart and muscles.
The department received over $16.1 million in federal funding from the NIH, and six faculty ranked in the top 50 for total NIH funding to individual anesthesia principal investigators.