Congratulations to Drs. Scott Davis and Matt Klopman named to Medical Director roles at EUH!
· Dr. Scott Davis, Department of Surgery, and Dr. Matt Klopman, Department of Anesthesiology, have been appointed Perioperative Medical Directors at Emory University Hospital, effective Monday, January 1, 2018.
· In partnership with Lou Bottoms, Specialty Director of Perioperative Services, Drs. Davis and Klopman will share responsibilities in overseeing direction for daily operations within the Emory University Hospital Operating Room and supporting areas.
· They will actively support the mission of our organization by assuring the achievement of overall quality, service, culture and performance improvement outcomes with monitoring of program effectiveness, as evidenced by the Balanced Scorecard and similar dashboards.
Congratulations to Drs. Jerry Kalangara and Vinita Singh for the acceptance of their manuscript "Successful Treatment of Neoplasm-related Leg Pain with Spinal Cord Stimulator Therapy" for publication in Interventional Pain Management Reports.
Congratulations to Dr. Vikas O'Reilly-Shah whose abstract, When are we operating on kids? A potentially simple intervention to improve outcomes in developing countries., has been accepted for presentation at the SPA/AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology 2018 meeting to be held March 23-25, 2018 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ.
Congratulations to Drs. Vikas O'Reilly-Shah, Jamie Kitzman, Craig Jabaley, and Grant Lynde on acceptance of their manuscript "Evidence for increased use of the Society of Pediatric Anesthesia Critical Events Checklist in resource-limited environments: a retrospective observational study of app data" for publication in Pediatric Anesthesia.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) presented GSA Past-President Dr. Arnold J. Berry with its 2017 Excellence in Education Award. This tremendous recognition showcases Dr. Berry's incredible dedication to the profession, educational development and continuing education.