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.
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.
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.
It is with a mixture of sadness, nostalgia, and gratitude that we announce the retirement of the Rudolph L. and Mary Frances Wise Professor of Anesthesiology, Dr. Tom Cox. This will be effective in the new academic year.
Researchers at the university are helming a global study of an estimated 30,000 health-care workers to establish whether the antimalaria drug chloroquine might prevent or reduce the severity of COVID-19 infections.
COVID-19 has affected us in many different ways, but we have found many silver linings in the strength of grassroots efforts, the power of simple acts of kindness, and the resilient spirits of our community.
The COVID-19 WashU/BJC Maker Task Force has emerged as a hub for St. Louis-area makers to help health-care workers stay safe as they care for COVID-19 patients. The multidisciplinary group is developing everything from isolation gowns to ventilator replacement parts.
Dr. Bottros recently accepted the position of Chief of Pain Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC). At USC, he will oversee all acute and chronic pain services at Keck Hospital, Los Angeles County Hospitals, and affiliated satellite clinics in southern California.
Brian S. Kim, MD, has found that boosting the number of natural killer cells in the blood is a possible treatment strategy for the skin condition, eczema, and also may help with related health problems, such as asthma.
For the past nine years, performers from both institutions have been partnering to present a free concert in the lobby of the Center for Advanced Medicine (CAM). The event is sponsored by the Arts & Healthcare Program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and organized by Sarah Colby, the program’s coordinator, and Bradley Fritz, MD, clinical fellow in the Washington University Department of Anesthesiology.
Marlette Williams, a certified registered nurse anesthetist, passed away Wednesday, February 19, 2020, in St. Louis. Visitation will be Saturday, February 29, 2020, from 1-5 p.m., with a memorial service to follow.
The program is focused on equipping physician executives and academic medical faculty members to take on expanding leadership roles in academic medicine and is a joint venture between the School of Medicine, the Olin Business School, and BJC HealthCare.
The International Narcotics Research Conference (INRC), the annual meeting for researchers and clinicians working in the opioid field, will honor Dr. Al-Hasani with the 2020 Young Investigator Award at their upcoming symposium.
Dr. Higo will help provide clinical guidance in one of the busiest and highest acuity surgical PODs on the BJH campus. He will collaborate with our surgical and BJH partners and support our clinical staff in promoting patient safety and quality, and efficiency of perioperative care.
In this position, David will prioritize the delivery of outstanding clinical care and the careers of our CRNAs. He will lead strategic planning and goal setting for the CRNAs throughout our department and will also prioritize CRNA recruitment and retention, as well as the mentorship of SRNAs and early stage CRNAs.
Erin will work closely with departmental leaders to provide leadership to the CRNA workforce and engage in strategic planning. She will help with CRNA recruitment, retention, career development, and day-to-day clinical operations.
In this role, Dr. McCormick will prioritize the delivery of outstanding clinical care while simultaneously supporting the careers and growth of our faculty, CRNAs, fellows, residents, SRNAs, and staff.
The Nurse Anesthesia program at the Goldfarb School of Nursing celebrated its Commencement on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at the Powell Symphony Hall in St. Louis. Seven students received their certification, five of whom will be staying on as CRNAs in the Washington University Department of Anesthesiology.
The President’s Achievement Award is given to a physician, researcher and faculty partner who upholds Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s mission and advances medical knowledge and continuously improves medical practices.
School of Medicine researchers received grants totaling more than $10 million from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The grants are part of a nationwide push to fund research targeting the opioid epidemic.
Dr. Reidy will help develop and oversee the strategic direction for quality assessment and improvement. This includes patient safety, patient satisfaction, and related performance improvement activities.
Dr. Moron-Concepcion will be responsible for working on strategic planning and goal setting for the division, assisting with mentoring the DBR faculty and overseeing division policies as well as postdoc, graduate student, and resident training within the DBR labs.