Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, 2019
Congratulations to Kristin Powers, M.D., current CA-1, who has been selected as one of seven residents from the University of Chicago Medical Center and NorthShore University HealthSystem to receive the 2019 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. Kristin was chosen for the award by the current third year class of the Pritzker School of Medicine on the basis of her demonstrated professionalism and her stature as a role model for medical students.
DACC Residents attended the Midwest Anesthesia Resident Conference (MARC) in Detroit and gave exceptional presentations - strongly representing University of Chicago Anesthesia.
Tristan Freiling, CA-2 - 1st Place - Surgical Excision of a Left Atrial Myoxma During the Second Trimester of Pregnancy
Evan Goodman, CA-2 - 2nd Place - Acute Eye Pain Secondary to Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Abid Fazal, CA-1 - 3rd Place - The Perfect Storm: Dynamic Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction and the Use of Point of Care Ultrasound to Guide Intraoperative Management
Congratulations to Ari Tallen (CA-3), Patrick Mulligan (CA-3) and Tiffany Lin (CA-3), David Arnolds (OB Fellow) and Andrew Wuenstel (recent graduate) who all have passed the basic Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE) exam (PTE)! In addition, Vijal Patel (recent graduate) passed the advanced-PTE.
A special thanks to Shyamal Asher (DACC Faculty), along with Frank Dupont (DACC Faculty) and the Cardiac Anesthesia Faculty, whose mentorship and dedicated teaching were crucial to this outstanding success.
Congratulation to our CA3s who matched in Pain Medicine -
Pain Medicine Match 2019 –Hassan Aboumerhi–Northwestern, Chicago;Alex Golden–Oregon Health, Portland;Evan Goodman–Univ. of Chicago;Logan Kinch–Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville;Tiffany Lin–Cornell Medical Center, New York;Ashley Reed–Univ. of Chicago.
Congratulation to our CA3s who matched in Pediatrics-
Pediatric Anesthesiology Match 2019 –Grant Heydinger–Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Ohio;Tristan Levey–Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia;Heena Pranav–Baylor/Texas Children's, Houston;S. Ali Raza–Univ. of Colorado, Denver;Ashley Sarver–Northwestern, Chicago.
Congratulations to Dr. Alan Schurle who was awarded Medical Student Teacher of the Year and Resident of the Year.
Congratulations to Dr. Hassan Aboumerhi on his selection for one of the SEA-HVO Traveling Fellowship Awards 2018-2019.
Residents treated to a Halloween lunch, candy and socks
Congratulations to our Residents that presented at the Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference...
Successful ASA medical student meet and greet. Thanks to our Resident Ambassadors of the Program!
Congratulations to the members of our department that were recognized with awards during the resident graduation event this past Saturday!
Congratulations to Dr. Alan Schurle who has been notified that he will receive the 2016 Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award. He was chosen for this award by the current third year class of the Pritzker School of Medicine on the basis of demonstrated professionalism and his stature as a role model to the medical students. Congratulations, Alan!
Big shout out to our residents who matched in their Pain Management Fellowships!
Congratulations to our residents who matched in their Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowships! Laura Gardner will be going down to Vanderbilt University, Michelle Tsao is taking a trek down the street to Northwestern Lurie Children’s Hospital, and Roshan Patel is staying on at University of Chicago! Way to go!
What a great representation at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Meeting in San Diego! Many residents attended and presented amazing scholarly work! Take a look at the list of our presentations here.
Go Atif and Ran! Dr. Atif Chowdhury has accepted a Regional Fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Dr. Ran Dai has accepted a Regional Fellowship at the University of California at San Diego! Read more about our ambulatory rotations here.
Big shout out to Dr. Shayamal Asher and Dr. Julius Hamilton on their recent Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship Match! Shayamal will be going to Brigham and Women's Hospital and Julius is off to Emory University! Take a look at our cardiac anesthesiology opportunities here.
Congratulations to Dr. Todd Dodick & Dr. Ross Gaudet on their Critical Care Fellowship matches! Todd is off to Columbia University for combined cardiac and critical care fellowship and Ross is on his way to Massachusetts General Hospital! You can read more about our critical care opportunities here.