We’re dedicated to recognizing the outstanding individuals in our department that exemplify qualities that further our goals and mission, and demonstrate exemplary work and service performance.

Department Awards

We have a number of awards to recognize and celebrate different members and groups throughout the dept.

Industry
Awards

Dept. members are recognized by industry- and health-care specific awards and grants across the world.

New
Appointments

Celebrate the new appointments and promotions of members of the Department of Anesthesiology.

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Department Awards

Research Admin Star of the Month

Research Admin Star of the Month
Each month, the research admin team nominates a “Star of the Month” — someone who has gone above & beyond to be a helpful & supportive co-worker. Congratulations to the Research Star of the Month!

Featured Anesthesiology Members

Featured Anesthesiology Members
Our success is intimately linked to the accomplishments of each and every member of our department. Each month, four members are nominated and featured to celebrate their commitment to patient care, education, and research. Congratulations to our featured members!

Industry Awards


New Appointments

Kannampallil named inaugural director of acute care innovation research

Kannampallil named inaugural director of acute care innovation research
Dr. Kannampallil will plan, direct, and coordinate research activities related to technology, telemedicine, and innovation within the department. He will also provide population, organizational, and patient-level data, analysis and decision support to advance innovative and technology-related initiatives for the department.

Kerby named inaugural associate vice chair of innovation

Kerby named inaugural associate vice chair of innovation
Paul Kerby, MBBS, has been named the associate vice chair for innovation for the Department of Anesthesiology. In this new role, Kerby will work closely with the Vice Chair for Innovation, Omokhaye Higo, MD, MBA, to plan, direct, coordinate, and oversee activities related to perioperative telemedicine and other innovative initiatives within the department.

Gregory appointed division chief of perioperative medicine

Gregory appointed division chief of perioperative medicine
Stephen Gregory, MD, has been selected as the division chief of perioperative medicine in the Department of Anesthesiology. In his role as division chief, Gregory will develop educational programs, conduct innovative perioperative quality improvement programs, support perioperative research, and manage staff, faculty, and trainees within the perioperative medicine division.

Higo appointed as vice-chair for innovation

Higo appointed as vice-chair for innovation
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).