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Dr. Bihorac and UF Health Researchers Validate Early Predictor of Lethal Kidney Condition

Researchers have found a way to identify critically ill patients who are at risk of developing acute kidney injury — a potentially fatal and often asymptomatic condition.

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Researchers Address – “Where Does Pain Live?”

Patients rate pain care differently depending on locale, UF researchers find. The findings could lead to system-level changes in patient care based on regional differences, said Dr. Patrick Tighe, an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and the study’s first author.

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Anesthesiology Celebration of Research 2014

Dr. Timothy Morey, Interim Chair of Anesthesiology, invites everyone to our celebration which will be held on Thursday, May 15th from 3:00pm-6:00pm in the Founder’s Gallery.

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Simulation Center endorsed to deliver MOCA Simulations by the ASA

Our simulation center, the Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies (CSSALT) is endorsed to deliver Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA) simulation sessions by the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

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First Beacon Award for Post Anesthesia Care Unit!

The Post Anesthesia Care Unit at Shands at UF Health has been awarded a Bronze level Beacon Award. This accomplishment represents one of many significant milestones on the journey to optimal outcomes and exceptional patient care.

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UF Anesthesiology Ranked in Top 50 for NIH Research Funding!

Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research has ranked the University of Florida Department of Anesthesiology as #27 in the country among all anesthesiology departments for NIH research funding in 2013. […]

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Dr. T Morey - Professor and Interim Chair

Dr. Tim Morey
Professor and Interim Chair

The Department of Anesthesiology, part of the College of Medicine, is located at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville. Shands, the major teaching hospital at UF's Health Sciences Center, is an 800-bed level one trauma center with over 100 intensive care beds. Our faculty and residents also practice at the regional 250 bed VA Medical Center across the street. We provide anesthesia services at the four OR Children’s Surgical Center and the eight OR Florida Surgical Center for adult out-patient surgery. Combined we care for over 35,000 patients per year in our operating rooms and hundreds more in the various ICUs we serve.

"The University of Florida College of Medicine, by virtue of the vision of our founders, the support of the state of Florida and the generous gifts of individuals and groups who recognize the value of our missions, is on a path of greatness through service. We appreciate your interest and welcome your involvement."

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“Breaking the Glass Ceiling” : An Interview with Dr. Graves

“Breaking the Glass Ceiling” : An Interview with Dr. Graves

Apr 21st, 2014

Shirley Graves M.D., D.Sc. (honorary) (1936), Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics at the University of Florida, was one of the most influential women in medicine in the 1960 and 1970s, a time when the medical profession was overwhelmingly male-dominated.

NEW UF Pain Medicine Fellows for 2014

Jan 13th, 2014

We are very pleased to announce that in the inaugural year of the Pain Medicine Fellowship NRMP match, the UF pain fellowship filled and we couldn’t be happier with our […]

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Welcome Back, Dr. Sandra Gonzalez!

Jan 13th, 2014

Please join us in welcoming (back) Sandra Gonzalez, MD to the Anesthesiology faculty as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Gonzalez comes to us from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where she […]

Devoted Staff Member Retires after 30 Years of Service

Jan 13th, 2014

A little over 30 years ago, Myrtle Williams joined the Department of Anesthesiology as a Clerk Typist, working in the original M542 Research Lab, along with Bruce Ruiz, Joy Kuck, […]