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Congratulations to Dr. Grant Lynde on the publication of his article, "Intraoperative Handoffs: Do They Cause Harm? What Can We Do to Make Them Safer?" in the July 2018 ASA Monitor.

Congratulations to Dr. John Edney on the acceptance of "Implementation of an Enhanced Recovery Program in Pediatric Laparoscopic Colorectal Patients Does Not Worsen Analgesia Despite Reduced Perioperative Opioids: A Retrospective Matched Noninferiority Study" to Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.

Congratulations to Dr. Vikas O’Reilly-Shah on the publication of his article “Perioperative Documentation and Data Standards – Anesthesiology Owned and Operated" in the June 2018 ASA Monitor with his co-authors from the ASA Committee on Electronic Media and Information Technology.

During our recent Administrative Professionals’ Day luncheon, the Department of Anesthesiology recognized the following employees for their years of service and dedication to our organization:
·         Dianne Lee, Fellowship Program Coordinator, 35 years
·         Kathy Egan, Clinical Research Nurse, 35 years
·         Deborah Zachery, Administrative Assistant, 15 years
·         Chanta Randall, Residency Program Coordinator, 15 years
·         Delquita Myles, Residency Program Coordinator, 10 years
Congratulations and thanks for all you do! 

Congratulations to Dr. James Blum for being selected to join the Journal of American Society of Anesthesiologists Associate Editorial Board for Anesthesiology.

Congratulations to Drs. Grant Lynde, Vikas O’Reilly-Shah, and Craig Jabaley for acceptance of their manuscript, “Variable effectiveness of stepwise implementation of nudge-type interventions to improve provider compliance with intraoperative low tidal volume ventilation” for publication in BMJ Quality and Safety. 

Congratulations to Drs. Vikas O'Reilly-Shah, Craig Jabaley, Francis Wolf, and Grant Lynde on the acceptance of their manuscript entitled "Crowdsourcing Sugammadex Adverse Event Rates Using an In-App Survey: Feasibility Assessment from an Observational Study" for publication in Therapeutic Advances in Drug Safety.

Congratulations to Dr. Grant Lynde for being selected to receive the 2017 Neurocritical Care Teaching Award.

Congratulations to Drs. Anne Marie McKenzie BrownGaurav Patel and Vanessa Moll on being nominated as a Doctor who goes above and beyond. It is an honor to have all of them in our department, striving for the best in patient care, teaching and scholarship.  #EmoryDoctorsDay2018

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Faculty Spotlight

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Congratulations to Drs. Grant Lynde, Craig Jabaley, and Vikas O'Reilly-Shah on publication of their Letter to the Editor in JAMA entitled "Anesthesia Care Handovers and Risk of Adverse Outcomes."

Congratulations to Dr. McKenzie-Brown & the Emory Pain Center on being featured in the cover story of the Spring 2018 Emory Health Digest!

Congratulations to Drs. Austin Thomas, Rick Brouillard, Anne Marie Mckenzie-Brown, Vanessa Moll, Shivani Mukkamala, Gaurav Patel, Tru Patel and Beth Wilson on their selection for recognition as outstanding educators as part of the Emory School of Medicine Educator Appreciation DayView the full list of Emory SOM faculty members recognized as part of this year’s Educator Appreciation Day.

Congratulations to Drs. Vanessa Moll, Carla Maffeo, Matthew Mitchell, Robert Groff, Simon Lee, Craig Jabaley, and Vikas O'Reilly-Shah on publication of their article "Association of Serratus Anterior Plane Block for Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery with Higher Opioid Consumption: a Retrospective Observational Study" in the Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia.

Congratulations to Dr. Korrin Scott on the acceptance of her Problem-Based Learning Discussion (PBLD) submission titled, Challenging Anticoagulation Scenarios for Cardiopulmonary Bypass for presentation at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2018 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

Congratulations to Dr. Gaurav Patel on his selection to the 2018 AAMC Honor Roll for Emerging Medical Education Leaders.  He was one of 20 medical educators chosen out of over 300 applications across the country. 

Congratulations to Drs. Elizabeth Duggan, Vikas O'Reilly-Shah, Rodolfo Galindo, Katerina Tsega, and Guillermo Umpierrez. Their abstract, HbA1c Screening Characterizes Undiagnosed Dysglycemia in Surgical Patients, has been selected for a poster presentation at the American Diabetes Association’s 78th Scientific Sessions, June 22-26, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. It will also be printed in the Scientific Sessions' Abstract Book, the July 2018 supplement to the journal Diabetes®.

Congratulations to Dr. Anne Marie McKenzie-Brown on her appointment to the ACGME Anesthesiology Residency Review Committee. Having her on this committee is a clear indicator of Emory’s commitment to graduate medical education.

Congratulations to Dr. Anna Woodbury on the acceptance of her scientific astract, 'Feasiblity Study: fMRI Evaluation of auricular percutaneous electrical neural field stimulation for fibromyalgia' for moderated poster session at World Congress on Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine taking place April 19-21, 2018 at the Marriott Marquis in New York.

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