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Congratulations on your New Fellowship Grant!

Published: May 31st, 2016

It is our pleasure to announce that Dr. Rene Przkora and the Pain Management Fellowship has been awarded a $15,000 educational grant by Medtronic Neuromodulation Medical Education.  The grant, which […]

Authors’ reply re: Acute kidney injury in major gynaecological surgery: an observational study

Published: May 27th, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Bihorac and Ozrazgat-Baslanti, on the publication of “Authors’ reply re: Acute kidney injury in major gynaecological surgery: an observational study,” which was published in the May issue of BJOG, […]

Gregory Janelle, MD, FASE

Congratulations Dr. Janelle!

Published: May 26th, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Janelle on the publication of his Editorial in Anesthesia & Analgesia’s June issue. The editorial is called: “Perioperative Ultrasound: The Future Is Now.” The publication can be […]

ShandsCair Difficult Airway Course – a great Success!

Published: May 26th, 2016

Last week, the Department of Anesthesiology provided a difficult airway course to those involved in ShandsCair.  There was a great turnout – 20 students – a combination of medics, nurses, and […]

Thanks for being a part of Healing the Children!

Published: May 24th, 2016

Healing the Children provides critical medical care to children all around the world. They envision a world where every child has access to medical care, regardless of ability to pay, […]

Congratulations Pain Medicine Fellowship on a job well done!

Published: May 20th, 2016

The Pain Medicine Fellowship scored high and above national average in all satisfaction categories based on a recent fellow survey. Keep up the great work!

Congratulations to Dr. Ferenc Rabai!

Published: May 18th, 2016

Ferenc Rabai, MD received a Scientific Achievement Award for his work as the lead author on his poster “Electrophysiologic Monitoring and Provocation Testing in the Treatment of Spinal AV Fistula, […]

Congratulations Dr. Liu!

Published: May 18th, 2016

Congratulations to our Second Place winner at the 2016 Department of Anesthesiology Celebration of Research, Lei Liu.  Dr. Liu won $250 for his poster presentation concerning the way in which […]

Congratulations Dr. Mallek

Published: May 17th, 2016

Congratulations to the First Place winner, at the 2016 Department of Anesthesiology Celebration of Research, Dr. Jennifer Mallek. Dr, Mallek won $500 for her poster presentation based on the impact […]

Welcome Dr. Bruce Spiees, MD, FAHA!

Published: May 16th, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Bruce Spiess, MD, FAHA, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Spiess joined us on May 2, 2016, as a Professor and Associate Chair for Research, […]

Congratulations Dr. Ju!

Published: May 16th, 2016

Congratulations to this year’s oral presentation winner at the Department of Anesthesiology Celebration of Research, Ling-Sha Ju,.  Dr. Ju won $1,000 for her poster presentation on “Anesthesia with sevoflurane in neonatal […]

2016 Department of Anesthesiology Celebration of Research!

Published: May 13th, 2016

The 6th Annual Department of Anesthesiology Celebration of Research Day was a great success. We would like to thank everyone who actively participated in and supported this event. We were […]

Congratulations to Dr. Patrick Tighe!

Published: May 10th, 2016

Congratulations on the publication of “Characterizations of Temporal Postoperative Pain Signatures with Symbolic Aggregate Approximations,” which was published in the May edition of the Journal of Clinical Pain. Tighe PJ, […]

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey White!

Published: May 3rd, 2016

On the publication of his letter to the editor entitled, “Adverse events with non-anesthesiologist administration of propofol: what you see is what you get but getting (the right standard monitors) […]

Congratulations to Drs. Linda Le-Wendling, Barys Ihnatsenka and Rishi Agarwal !

Published: May 2nd, 2016

Their abstract,  ACCURATE NEEDLE ENTRY POINT AND ANGULATION IS CRUCIAL IN USING PREDETERMINED DEPTH TO LOCATE THE THORACIC PARAVERTEBRAL SPACE (TPVS), (Control ID: 1179), has been selected for the distinction of Best […]

Congratulations to Jenna Leclerc, Andrew Lampert Matthew Diller and Dr. Sylvain Doré!

Published: April 29th, 2016

On the publication of PGE2-EP3 signaling exacerbates intracerebral hemorrhage outcomes in 24-mo-old mice, in the American Journal of Physiology Hearth and Circulatory Physiology’s March edition. The full text can be found […]

Going Pro? An Editorial by Dr. Timothy Morey!

Published: April 27th, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Morey on the publication of “Going Pro?” in the May edition of Anesthesia and Analgesia. Click this link to see Editorial.

Congratulations Drs. Azra Bhiorac, Tezcan Ozrazgat-Baslanti, Peggy White, and Brenda Fahy!

Published: April 26th, 2016

On the publication of “Long-Term Outcomes for Different Forms of Stress Cardiomyopathy After Surgical Treatment for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.”  This article was published in the May edition of Anesthesia and Analgesia. […]

UF Health cuts the ribbon at the new children’s surgical center!

Published: April 25th, 2016

By Christopher Curry Staff writer – Gainesville Sun UF Health officials cut the ribbon on their latest construction project to upgrade pediatric facilities Friday, an $11 million, 17,500 square-foot outpatient […]

Congratulations to Jenna Leclerc

Published: April 22nd, 2016

Jenna Leclerc, MD-PhD student. was selected among the best students to represent the IDP-Neurosci Concentration in the Graduate Student Appreciation Research Day for her presentation of “Novel role and clinical […]

New Publication for Drs. Smith, Urdaneta and Gravenstein!

Published: April 21st, 2016

Congratulations Drs. Smith, Urdaneta & Gravenstein on the publication of “Use-Dependent Curvature Changes in the GlideRite® Reusable Intubation Stylet,” which was published in the April Edition of AA Case Reports. […]

Congratulations to all the participants for another successful showing at GAARRC!

Published: April 20th, 2016

The Gulf Atlantic Anesthesia Resident’s Research Conference (GAARRC) took place April 15-17, 2016, in New Orleans, at the Royal Sonesta Hotel and was hosted by the Ochsner Health System. GAARRC […]

New publication for Dr. Bihorac!

Published: April 13th, 2016

Congratulations on your article in the April Issue of JaMA Surgery – Perioperative Acute Kidney Injury-Reply. No Abstract is available at this time. Complete citation: Hobson C, Huber M, Bihorac […]

Congratulations Dr. Przkora!

Published: April 11th, 2016

On your publication of: Effects of Acupuncture in Anesthesia for Craniotomy: A Meta-Analysis. This article was published in the March issue of the Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology. Click here to […]

Congratulations Drs. Lampotang and Wendling!

Published: April 4th, 2016

On the publication of ” Do Variations in Agency Indirectly Affect Behavior with Others? An Analysis of Gaze Behavior.  Robb A, Kleinsmith A, Cordar A, White C, Lampotang S, Wendling […]

Congratulations to the department winners at the 16th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education!

Published: April 4th, 2016

Anesthesiology was well represented at the 16th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Medical Education Reception  on Wednesday March 16th, an event  hosted by The Society of Teaching Scholars   Please join us […]

Gregory Janelle, MD, FASE

Congratulations Dr. Janelle

Published: April 1st, 2016

On the publication of “What is the PROPPR Transfusion Strategy in Trauma Resuscitation? ”   Full Citation: Janelle GM, Shore-Lesserson L, Smith CE, Levy JH, Shander A. What Is the […]

Welcome Amanda Lowe

Published: April 1st, 2016

  Please join us in welcoming our new Accountant III, Amanda Lowe, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Ms. Lowe joined us on Friday, March 11th and comes to us from […]

Congratulations to Drs. Bihorac, Ozrazgat-Baslanti, Mahanna, White, & Fahy

Published: March 31st, 2016

On the publication of “Long-term outcomes for different forms of stress cardiomyopathy after surgical treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage.” The article was published in the March edition of Anesthesia and Analgesia. […]

Congratulations on your Publication!

Published: March 28th, 2016

Drs. Cole Dooley, Sonia Mehta and Tim Martin recently published an article in The Trauma Anesthesiology Society monthly publication.  Their article “Pediatric Anesthesiologists Are the “Right Stuff” for Pediatric Trauma […]

They call him standard man, or “Stan” for short.

Published: March 26th, 2016

UF’s patient simulator breathes, reacts like the real thing He was a star of the show as the University of Florida College of Medicine showed off its patient simulator technology […]

Congratulations to all our new residents!

Published: March 24th, 2016

We look forward to meeting and working with our new Anesthesiology residents for the 2016/2017 Academic year. The National Resident Matching Program® announced the results of what has turned out to be […]

Congratulations to Dr. Algarra!

Published: March 23rd, 2016

On the publication of “Intraoperative Secondary Insults During Orthopedic Surgery in Traumatic Brain Injury,” which was published in the March issue of the Journal of Neurosurgery and Anesthesiology. Full Citation: […]

Congratulations Natalia Klosak-Pawlowicz!

Published: March 22nd, 2016

The Department of Anesthesiology would like to congratulate Dr. Natalia Klosak-Pawlowicz for being chosen to join the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS). The mission of GHHS is to recognize individuals who […]

Congratulations Drs. Seubert, Graventstein & Martynyuk!

Published: March 22nd, 2016

On the publication of “Propofol, but not etomidate, increases corticosterone levels and induces long-term alteration in hippocampal synaptic activity in neonatal rats,” which was published in the online February issue […]

Rebecca Lovely Celebrates Retirement from UF Department of Anesthesiology after 40 Years of Service!

Published: March 18th, 2016

  As you may know, Rebecca Lovely retires on March 17th, after serving over 40 years in the department. Along with this great accomplishment, she was given an award named […]

Congratulations on your New Publication!

Published: March 18th, 2016

  Congratulations to Drs. Azra Bihorac on the publication of “Clinical Use of the Urine Biomarker [TIMP-2] × [IGFBP7] for Acute Kidney Injury Risk Assessment.,” which was published in the March issue […]

Congratulations to Dr. Sandra Gonzalez-Rodriguez!

Published: March 17th, 2016

On her new appointment as the new Medical Director for the Children Surgical Center (CSC). Dr. Gonzalez-Rodriguez is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology with interests in pediatric anesthesiology, congenital heart disease, […]

Congratulations to Dr. Galaxy Li, Atish Patel (3rd yr. Med Student) & Dr. Wasef Muzzafar!

Published: March 17th, 2016

On the acceptance of their abstract, “Management of opioid/benzodiazepine toxicity in pediatric inpatients post naloxone/flumazenil response.”  They will present their abstract in poster form at this year’s SPA-AAP Pediatric Anesthesiology Conference […]

6th Annual Perioperative Golf Tournament Raises over $8,000

Published: March 16th, 2016

Sunday, March 13 the Department of Anesthesiology hosted the 6th annual Perioperative golf tournament. We had 20 teams, over 80 players, 2 corporate sponsors and 10 local contributory sponsors.  Teams were […]

Congratulations Dr. Bihorac!

Published: March 16th, 2016

On the publication of “Establishing a continuum of acute kidney injury – tracing AKI using data source linkage and long-term follow-up: Workgroup Statements from the 15th ADQI Consensus Conference,” published […]

Congratulations Samsun Lampotang, David Lizdas & Nikolaus Gravenstein!

Published: March 15th, 2016

On the publication of “Race-Specific Pharmacodynamic Model of Propofol-Induced Loss Consciousness,” in the February issue of the Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Full citation: Lampotang S, Lizdas DE, Derendorf H, Gravenstein […]

Congratulations Bo Ma, Jason Patrick Day, Harrison Phillips, Bryan Slootsky & Sylvain Doré!

Published: March 11th, 2016

On the publication of “Deletion of the hemopexin or heme oxygenase-2 gene aggravates brain injury following stroma-free hemoglobin-induced intracerebral hemorrhage,” published in the February issue of the Journal of Neuroinflammation. Full Citation: Ma […]

College of Medicine: 2016 Celebration of Research

Published: March 10th, 2016

Congratulations to the Department of Anesthesiology participants in this year’s UF College of Medicine (COM) 2016 Celebration of Research. Every year we come together to celebrate the breadth, quality, and […]

Congratulations to Dr. Bihorac on her publication!

Published: March 10th, 2016

“TIMP2•IGFBP7 biomarker panel accurately predicts acute kidney injury in high-risk surgical patients,” was published in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery in February.   Full Citation: Gunnerson KJ, […]

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Congratulations to Drs. Ozrazgat-Baslanti, Berg, Gravenstein, Tighe and Bihorac!

Published: March 9th, 2016

On the publication of “Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Mortality After Major Surgery,” published in the Annals of Surgery. An abstract can be found here!   Full Citation: […]

Congratulations Dr. Bihorac!

Published: March 8th, 2016

On the publication of “Variant Neurogenic Stunned Myocardium in a Young Female After Subarachnoid Hemorrhage,” in the January issue of A&A Case Reports. An abstract can be found here! Full […]

Please join us in welcoming Kathy Parrish!

Published: March 8th, 2016

Welcome to Kathy Parrish, the new Administrative Support Assistant II, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Mrs. Parrish is from Lake Butler, Florida, and is married to Mike Parrish; they have […]

Congratulations to Drs. Mehta and Dooley!

Published: March 7th, 2016

On the acceptance of their abstract, “Gorillas in Our Midst, Black Dots Gone Viral, and the Blatantly Obvious:  What Else Might We Miss?  What a Pediatric Anesthesiologist Needs to Know […]

Congratulations to Drs. Le, Smith and Janelle!

Published: March 4th, 2016

On the publication of “Imaging Artifacts in Echocardiography,” in the March issue of Anesthesia and Analgesia.   Abstract: Artifacts are frequently encountered during echocardiographic examinations. An understanding of the physics […]

Congratulations to Dr. Cole Dooley!

Published: March 3rd, 2016

On the Acceptance of your Poster “Nipping NPO Violations in the Bud: A quality improvement project to improve adherence to preoperative fasting guidelines,” which will be presented at the SPA-AAP […]

Congratulations on the Acceptance of your Poster Presentation!

Published: March 2nd, 2016

Congratulations to Drs. Fernando Zayas-Bazan, Gijo Alex, Sonia Mehta, Cameron Smith, and Michael Draney on the acceptance of their poster “Complete Trachael Transection in a 3-Year-Old Following Blunt Neck Trauma,” […]

Congratulations Drs. Vasilopoulos & Morey!

Published: March 2nd, 2016

On their publication in the March issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia entitled, “Limitations of Significance Testing in Clinical Research: A Review of Multiple Comparison Corrections and Effect Size Calculations with […]

Honoring Rebecca Lovely

Published: March 1st, 2016

On March 17, 2016, we say goodbye to one of the Department of Anesthesiology’s longest-serving employees, Rebecca Lovely. We wish Rebecca much happiness, heath, and fulfillment in her retirement, and […]

Congratulations to our Alumna and “Gator 100” member, Stephanie Hollis, MD

Published: February 29th, 2016

Congratulations to our Alumna and “Gator 100” member, Stephanie Hollis, MD ’00, HS ‘04   Our alumna, Stephanie Hollis, MD, is the Chief Operating Officer of Solar Stik™, Inc. Solar […]

Congratulations to Dr. Jeffrey White!

Published: February 18th, 2016

On the publication of “Peroral endoscopic myotomy in the endoscopy unit: location, location, location.”  This article was published in the January 2016 issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.   Full text and […]

Congratulations to Drs. Lampotang and Wendling!

Published: February 18th, 2016

On their publication in the January 14, 2016 issue of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.  To read the abstract use this link:   Do Variations in Agency Indirectly Affect Behavior […]

New Associate Chair for Education & Residency Program Director Appointed!

Published: February 17th, 2016

I am delighted to report that Timothy W. Martin, MD, has happily agreed to accept the responsibilities of Associate Chair for Education and Residency Program Director effective February 13, 2016.  […]

Congratulations on your publication in JAMA!

Published: February 15th, 2016

Matthew Huber, BS; Tezcan Ozrazgat-Baslanti, PhD; Paul Thottakkara, MS; and Azra Bihorac, MD, MS have published an article in the December 23, 2015 issue of JAMA Surgery!  The article and an abstract entitled “Cardiovascular-Specific Mortality and Kidney Disease […]

Congratulations on your publication!

Published: February 12th, 2016

Dr. Bihorac has published, “Critical Care Delivery and ICU Structure-The Elephant in the Room,” a Letter to the Editor in Critical Care Medicine’s December 2015 issue.  Use this link to […]

Congratulations to Drs. Przkora, Vasilopoulos and Gravenstein on their new publication.

Published: February 11th, 2016

“Evaluation of the Head-Mounted Display for Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Nerve Blocks in Simulated Regional Anesthesia,” was published in the November 16 issue of Pain Medicine.   To read the abstract and […]

Congratulations to Dr. Przkora!

Published: February 11th, 2016

On being appointed to the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) Research Committee! The Research Committee, having equal representation of regional anesthesia and pain medicine, is involved […]

Congratulations to Dr. Bihorac on her Smith Award!

Published: February 8th, 2016

The Smith Awards Program funds projects designed to improve patient and provider communication related to Epic electronic medical record (EMR) improvements.  Priority is given to projects mostly likely to have the greatest […]

Gator Anesthesia Technical Skills Workshop

Published: January 27th, 2016

The University of Florida of is pleased to announce the first annual Gator Anesthesia Technical Skills Conference and Workshop  to be held at the University of Central Florida, College of Medicine in […]

Lou Oberndorf honored as Simulation Pioneer at IMSH meeting

Published: January 26th, 2016

January 16-20 in San Diego, California the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare was held.  At the meeting Lou Oberndorf was honored for his work Simulation .  Lou gave a great acceptance […]

Congratulations to Drs. Ozragat-Baslanti, Berg, Gravenstein, Tighe, and Bihorac!

Published: January 25th, 2016

On the publication of Acute and Chronic Disease and Cardiovascular Mortality After Major Surgery, published in  the Annals of Surgery January 7, 2016 issue.  You can read the abstract here […]

Congratulations to Drs. Le and Janelle!

Published: January 25th, 2016

on their newest publication in Anesthesia & Analgesia’s January 2016 issue. Cindy Le and Greg Janelle have written a review of “The Oxford Textbook of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia” Full Citation: Le, […]

Welcome Dr. Ramani!

Published: January 19th, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Ramachandran Ramani to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Ramani will join us in January as an Associate Professor for the Division or Neuroanesthesia, and […]

Welcome Dr. Kumar!

Published: January 18th, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Sanjeev Kumar to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Kumar joined us on Monday, January 4, 2016 as an Associate Professor and will be working […]

Nancy Hanner Celebrates Retirement from UF Department of Anesthesiology after 35 Years of Service

Published: January 15th, 2016

As many of you know, Nancy Hanner retires this month, after 35 years in the department. For most of those years, she has been the primary faculty support person for […]

Welcome Dr. Choi!

Published: January 14th, 2016

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Choi to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Choi joined the Department on Monday, January 4, 2016 as a Fellow for the Center for Safety […]

Congratulations to Dr. Kent Berg!

Published: January 14th, 2016

On the publication of Physician-Led EHR Enhancements, and Unintended ‘Enhancements,’ which is to be published in the February issue of the ASA Newsletter. Click here for the advanced copy!

Congratulations to Dr. Cindy Le!

Published: January 12th, 2016

On the publication of “Data Warehouses:  Managing and Accessing EHR Data,” which is to be published in the February issue of the ASA Newsletter. Get your advanced copy here!

Welcome 2016!

Published: December 31st, 2015

Happy New Year!

Happy Holidays!

Published: December 24th, 2015

From All of Us to All of You!  Please have a happy and healthy Holiday!

Kidney Injury Common Following Vascular Surgery

Published: December 23rd, 2015

JAMA Surgery Kidney Injury Common Following Vascular Surgery, Associated With Increased Risk For Cardiovascular-Related Death Both acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease were common in patients undergoing major vascular […]

Congratulations Dr. Lampotang!

Published: December 18th, 2015

On the publication of, “Unlike History, Should a Simulator Not Repeat Itself?” This article was published in the December 10th issue of Simulation in Healthcare. No abstract is available, but […]

Congratulations!

Published: December 16th, 2015

Drs. Dore´and Ahmad on the publication of “Detrimental role of the EP1 prostanoid receptor in blood-brain barrier damage following experimental ischemic stroke,” which was published in the December 9th issue […]

Congratulations Department of Anesthesiology!

Published: December 10th, 2015

Ranked #1 for Research Output of all Anesthesiology Program’s in the South by your colleagues on Doximity.com Ranked#3 for Reputation and  Size of Program of all Anesthesiology Program’s in the South by your colleagues on Doximity.com   […]

The 4th annual Procedurepalooza was a great success!

Published: December 4th, 2015

Faculty from the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Anesthesiology served as instructors for the 4th annual “Procedurepalooza,” a mass procedure lab organized by the College of Medicine […]

CSSALT Demonstration at President Fuchs Inauguration!

Published: December 3rd, 2015

Congratulations to our Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning (CSSALT) team for being invited to showcase our UF-designed and -built procedural simulators as the College of Medicine representatives at […]

Congratulations to Dr. Peggy White!

Published: December 2nd, 2015

Dr. White has been elected and accepted by the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA) Council as a member.  The mission of the AUA is the advancement of the art and science […]

Congratulations Dr. Patrick Tighe!

Published: November 30th, 2015

On his new publication “Markov Chain evaluation of acute postoperative pain transition states,” published in the November issue of Pain.

Congratulations to Dr. Fahy!

Published: November 23rd, 2015

On the publication of “Anesthesiology Graduate Medical Education: Best Approaches for the Learner, Best Approaches for the Teacher,” published in the December issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia.  

Congratulations Dr. Tighe!

Published: November 17th, 2015

On his publication “Ising Model of the Chronification of Acute Pain: Editorial.”  Published in Pain Medicine September 2015.    

Gator Works Fall 2015!

Published: November 16th, 2015

Interested in keeping up to date with what’s happening at UF’s Department of Anesthesiology?  Then click here to read the  Gator Works, Anesthesiology Alumni Newsletter for Fall 215.  Gator Works […]

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Congratulations Drs. White & Fahy!

Published: November 16th, 2015

On the publication of “Ventilator-Associated Events: What Does It Mean?”  This article was published in the November issue of Anesthesia and Analgesia.    

More new publications!

Published: November 13th, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Bihorac on her publication “A Detailed Characterization of the Dysfunctional Immunity and Abnormal Myelopoiesis Induced by Severe Shock and Trauma in the Aged.”  This article appeared in […]

Congratulations to Drs Seubert, Gravenstein, Vasilopoulos and Martynyuk!

Published: November 13th, 2015

On the publication of “Anesthesia with sevoflurane in neonatal rats: Developmental neuroendocrine abnormalities and alleviating effects of the corticosteroid and CI(-) importer antagonists.”  This article was published in the October […]

Congratulations on your Grant!

Published: November 12th, 2015

Congratulations on to Dr. Olga Nin MD, and her Mentor Dr.André Boezaart MD, PhD on their IHAF grant “The prevention of hypotension after epidural analgesia after major surgery by adding […]

Another new publication!

Published: November 11th, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Bihorac on her new publication in the September issue of the Journal of Immunology entitled “A Detailed Characterization of the Dysfunctional Immunity and Abnormal Myelopoiesis Induced by […]

Congratulations!

Published: November 10th, 2015

to Samsun Lampotang, David Lizdas, Pi Guillermo, and Adam Wendling on the publication of “Using a Critical Incident Scenario With Virtual Humans to Assess Educational Needs of Nurses in a […]

Congratulations on another publication!

Published: November 9th, 2015

Drs. Bihorac and Ozarzgat-Baslanti have published “The Pattern of Longitudinal Change in Serum Creatinine and 90-Day Mortality After Major Surgery,” in Annals of Surgery’s July issue. To see the abstract click […]

Congratulations to Dr. Bihorac!

Published: November 5th, 2015

On the publication of “Tissue Inhibitor Metalloproteinase-2 (TIMP-2)⋅IGF-Binding Protein-7 (IGFBP7) Levels Are Associated with Adverse Long-Term Outcomes in Patients with AKI,” in the July issue of the Journal of the […]

Congratulations on your new publication!

Published: November 4th, 2015

Congratulations  to Matthew Huber, Tezcan Ozrazgat-Baslanti, Paul Thottakkara, and Azra Bihorac on the publication of “Mortality and Cost of Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease after Vascular Surgery,” published in the […]

Congratulations to Drs. Keidan and Sidi!

Published: November 3rd, 2015

On their publication of “A simple diagnostic test to confirm correct intravascular placement of peripheral catheters in order to avoid extravasation.” This article was published in the August issue of […]

Congratulations to the research team in the Doré Lab!

Published: October 30th, 2015

Congratulations to Jenna Leclerc, Nilendra Singh, Luke Soshnik-Schierling, Ellis Greene, Alex Dang and Drs, Ahmad and Doré on the publication of “Intercerebral hemorrhage outcomes following selective blockade or stimulation of […]

Congratulations Dr. Fahy!

Published: October 27th, 2015

On the award and funding of “Making it Stick: An Educational Model to Improve Long Term Retention,” grant. All PI’s on grant: Brenda G. Fay, MD. MCCM – Mentors Lou Ann M Cooper, PhD […]

Congratulations to Dr. Corda!

Published: October 26th, 2015

On his new publication “Anesthesia in a patient with dyskeratosis congenita presenting for urgent subtotal gastrectomy,” published in the November issue of the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia.

Congratulations to Dr. Yury Zasmiovich!

Published: October 25th, 2015

On the award and funding of his Clinical-based 2015 IHAF grant “Is there a difference between posterior approach ultrasound-guided continuous interscalene block and dual-guided continuous cervical paravertebral block? A prospective randomized double-blinded […]

More research publications!

Published: October 23rd, 2015

Congratulations to P. Kamat, R. Kalani, S. Tota, A. Kumar, and Dr. Ahmad on the publication of “Streptozotocin Intracerebroventricular-Induced Neurotoxicity and Brain Insulin Resistance: a Therapeutic Intervention for Treatment of […]

Another Publication from our Researchers!

Published: October 22nd, 2015

Congratulations to Drs. Ahmad and Doré, Irawan Satriotomo and Jawad Fazal on the publication of “Considerations for the Optimization of Induced White Matter Injury Preclinical Models“, which was published in […]

Congratulations to Drs. Murray and Peng!

Published: October 21st, 2015

… On their recent publication “Pulmonary Venous Diastolic Flow Reversal and Flash Pulmonary Edema During Management of Ongoing Myocardial Ischemia with Intraaortic Balloon Pump” published in the October 2015 issue […]

New Publication!

Published: October 21st, 2015

Congratulations to Drs. Morey, Sappenfield, and Gravenstein on the publication of “Joint Commission and Regulatory Fatigue/Weakness/Overabundance/Distraction: Clinical Context Matters.” which appears in the August 2015 issue of  Anesthesia & Analgesia.   Full […]

Congratulations to Dr. White!

Published: October 20th, 2015

On the publication of “Evaluation of anesthesia management, feasibility and efficacy of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia performed in the endoscopy unit,” which was published in the August issue […]

Congratulations on another publication!

Published: October 19th, 2015

Congratulations on their publication in BMC Neuroscience entitled “Intercerebral hemorrhage outcomes following selective blockade or stimulation of the PGE2 EP1 receptor,” published in the August issue. This article was written […]

Happy World Anesthesiology Day!

Happy World Anesthesiology Day!

Published: October 16th, 2015

Did you know that “70% of operating rooms in sub-Saharan Africa don’t have a pulse oximeter, and essential piece of equipment for practicing safe anesthesia and surgical care?  41% of […]

Save the date!

Published: October 15th, 2015

The annual Anesthesiology Department Holiday Happening will be December 4th 2015 at the Sweetwater Branch Inn from 6:30 to 10:30 PM.  Save the date for a fun time!

Please join us for the ASA Reception!

Published: October 15th, 2015

Sunday, October 25, 2015 7:00pm-9:00pm San Diego Ballroom C Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina 333 W Harbor Drive, San Diego Hosted by FSA (Florida Society of Anesthesiologists), University of Florida Department […]

Congratulations to Dr. Ahmad!

Published: October 13th, 2015

on his recent publication “Validity of Laser Doppler Flowmetry in Predicting Outcome in Murine Intraluminal Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Stroke,” published in the July issue of the Journal of Vascular […]

Still need a flu shot?

Published: October 12th, 2015

SHCC flu vaccination events at UF Health This fall, UF Student Health Care Center hosts a number of flu vaccination events at UF Health. At these events, all UF faculty, […]

Physician Directors of Quality invite you to join them in:

Published: October 11th, 2015

Building high reliability in a culture of safety Enterprise Framework for a Shared Mental Model and a Functionally Integrated Team An Introduction to TeamSTEPPS with TeamSTEPPS Pioneer David Baker, PhD. […]

Congratulations to Drs. Ozrazgat-Baslanti and Bihorac!

Published: October 10th, 2015

On the publication of “Clostridium difficile Infections after Blunt Trauma: A Different Patient Population?” Published in Surgical Infections. August issue.   To see more click here!

Congratulations to Dr. Patrick Tighe!

Published: October 9th, 2015

On the publication of “Incidence and mortality trends of aspiration pneumonia in Parkinson’s disease in the United States, 1979-2010”, published in Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, September issue.   To see […]

Another new publication!

Published: October 3rd, 2015

By Drs. Bihorac and Ozrazgat-Baslanti! Full citation: Hobson C, Ozrazgat-Baslanti T, Kuxhausen A, Thottakkara P, Efron PA, Moore FA, Moldawer LL, Segal MS, Bihorac A. Cost and Mortality Associated With Postoperative […]

Congratulations to Drs. Seubert, Martynyuk & Graventstein!

Published: October 2nd, 2015

On the publication of your article “Role of Steroids in Hyperexcitatory Adverse and Anesthetic Effects of Sevoflurance in Neonatal Rats,” published in the July issue of Neuroendocrinology. Full citation:  Zhnag […]

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Congratulations Dr. Keidan!

Published: October 1st, 2015

On your publication in the Journal of Vascular Access, entitled ” A simple diagnostic test to confirm correct placement of intravenous catheters before chemotherapy.” Citation:  Keidan I, Ben-Menachem E, Berger […]

Another great publication for Drs. Lampotang & Wendling!

Published: September 30th, 2015

Congratulations on your publication: Robb A, Cordar A, Lampotang S, White C, Wendling A, Lok B. Teaming Up with Virtual Humans: How Other People Change Our Perceptions of and Behavior […]

Congratulations to Drs. Tighe and Boezaart!

Published: September 28th, 2015

For their publication “Acute Pain Medicine in the United States:  A Status Report,” which was published in the September 2015 issue of Pain Medicine. Full citation: Tighe  P, Buckenmaier III C, […]

Congratulations to Drs Gravenstein & Przkora!

Published: September 24th, 2015

On their publication in Anesthetic Anesthesiol entitled  Perceptions and Attitudes of Anesthesiologists toward Pain Management: A Survey of Pain Categories.   Click here to see more.

Watch our Progress! See us Grow!

Published: September 21st, 2015

University of Florida Health broke ground on January 23rd for the UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital, a $415 million project that will give rise […]

Congratulations to Dr. Euliano!

Published: September 16th, 2015

  Dr. Tammy Euliano has been asked to be an NIH grant reviewer for applications regarding  maternal-fetal medicine and preeclampsia due to her expertise in the field.  Dr. Euliano is a […]

Congratulations to the CCM Fellows!

Published: September 14th, 2015

Our eligible grads from the Critical Care Medicine fellowship for 2015 had a 100% pass rate on  the Critical Care Medicine Sub-specialty America Board of Anesthesiology Certification Examination!  

Please join us in welcoming…

Published: September 8th, 2015

Fred Cole Dooley, M.D., to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Dooley returns to the “Gator Nation” family as an Assistant Professor. He comes to us from the University of Arkansas Medical […]

Congratulations on your review!

Published: August 31st, 2015

Drs.Vasilopoulos & Fahy had their article  “Prior Podcast Experience Moderates Improvement in Electroencephalography Evaluation After Educational Podcast Module”  reviewed in September’s issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia by Huffmyer, Julie L.; Nemergut, Edward […]

Please join us in welcoming…

Published: August 31st, 2015

Dr. Michael Cometa to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Cometa joins us on August 31, 2015 as an Assistant Professor, and comes to us from Bellingham Anesthesia Associates, P.S., in […]

Congratulations on your Grant!

Published: August 24th, 2015

Congratulations on a new R01 grant from the National Institute of Health to Dr. Anatoly Martynyuk (PI) and the research team (Dr. Nikolaus Gravenstein, Dr. Christoph Seubert and Dr. Barry […]

Congratulations to Drs. Vasilopoulos & Fahy!

Published: August 21st, 2015

On the publication of their article “Prior Podcast Experience Moderates Improvement in Electroencephalography Evaluation After Educational Podcast Module” published in September’s issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia. Vasilopoulos T, Chau DF, Bensalem-Owen […]

UF Health College of Medicine and the Department of Anesthesiology are proud to announce …

Published: August 16th, 2015

that Harvard Medical Institution will be visiting the Gator Nation! Harvard Center for Medical Simulation (CMS) will be conducting a 4-day Comprehensive Simulation Instructor Workshop for UF Health College of […]

Welcome Dr. Renard Sessions

Published: August 12th, 2015

Please join us in welcoming Renard Sessions, MD, MBA, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Sessions returns to the “Gator Nation” family on August 3, 2015 as an Associate Professor […]

George T. Harrell, MD Medical Education Building

Published: August 11th, 2015

We are excited about the opening of our brand new medical education facility for medical and physician assistant students along with the Anesthesiology Department Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning […]

Welcome Dr. Stephen Vose

Published: August 9th, 2015

Please join us in welcoming Stephen Vose, MD, MS to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Vose has been a part of the “Gator Nation” family for some time now, first […]

Timothy W. Martin, MD, MBA

Welcome Dr. Timothy Martin!

Published: August 6th, 2015

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Timothy Martin to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Martin joins us on August 3, 2015, as a Professor and Chief of Pediatric Anesthesiology. He […]

Congratulations to Drs Morey, Sappenfield and Gravenstein!

Published: August 5th, 2015

The article “Joint Commission and Regulatory Fatigue/Weakness/Overabundance/Distraction: Clinical Context Matters” written by Timothy E. Morey, Joshua W. Sappenfield, Nikolaus Gravenstein, and Mark J. Rice  and published in Anesthesia & Analgesia. 121(2):394-396, […]

Congratulations to Dr. Arturo Torres!

Published: August 5th, 2015

On the publication of  “Unexpected Complete Heart Block and Anesthetic Implications”  in the August 2015 edition of A&A Case Reports.  To read the abstract click here!  

Dr. Sem Lampotang and the New George Harrell Medical Education Building in the news!

Published: August 4th, 2015

A Fox TV crew came to cover new George Harrell Medical Education Building for the College of Medicine and to film the facilities in use. Dr. Lampotang happened to be conducting hands-on […]

Many thanks for your participation!

Published: July 31st, 2015

Dr. Gijo Alex, Cherrie Print, Elizabeth Feally, Maryam Aminzadeh, and Dr. Albert Robinson for their participation in the 2015 Medical Career Day at the F.O.C.U.S.  Summer Program for 50 2nd – 12th […]

Open Position – Post Doctoral Associate

Published: July 27th, 2015

In Cellular Electrophysiology, Immunohistochemistry, and Behavioral Studies   July 27, 2015   We offer a two-year postdoctoral fellow position with the possibility of further extension to investigate the role of […]

Welcome Dr. Mohamed!

Published: July 20th, 2015

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Basma Mohamed to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Mohamed joined us on July 1, 2015 as an Assistant Professor, and comes to us from […]

Congratulations to our CA-2 class!

Published: July 17th, 2015

It is with great pleasure and pride that we announce our CA-2 class had a 100% pass rate on their ABA BASIC Examination.  Congratulations to all of our residents who completed this […]

Welcome Dr. Zayas-Bazan

Published: July 15th, 2015

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Fernando Zayas-Bazan to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Bazan joins us on July 13, 2015 as an Assistant Professor, and comes to us from […]

UF receives $2.5 million grant to study postsurgical pain

Published: July 14th, 2015

A team of UF Health researchers has received a $2.5 million federal grant to conduct a five-year study tracking information on post-surgical pain in hundreds of patients. Dr. Patrick Tighe, […]

Welcome Dr. Kiley!

Published: July 9th, 2015

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Sean Kiley, MD, back to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Kiley returned to the “Gator Nation” on July 1, 2015 as an Assistant Professor. […]

Congratulations!

Published: July 8th, 2015

To Drs. Fahy, Vasilopoulos, Enneking and Susan Ford, RN on their new publication in Anesthesia & Analgesia entitled “A single consent for serial anesthetics in burn surgery,” published in the July […]

Welcome Dr. Jack Hagan!

Published: July 6th, 2015

Please join us in welcoming Jack Hagan, MD, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Dr. Hagan joined us on June 8, 2015 as an Assistant Professor, and comes to us from […]

Congratulations to Drs. Tighe, and Boezaart!

Published: June 15th, 2015

On the publication of  “Teaching a Machine to Feel Postoperative Pain: Combining High-Dimensional Clinical Data with Machine Learning Algorithms to Forecast Acute Postoperative Pain,” published in the May issue of […]

Congratulations to our fellows at the SCA/ICCVA 2015 Conference!

Published: June 10th, 2015

We congratulate four of our very own cardiothoracic anesthesia fellows: Rob Covington, Jonathan Hadaway, Jason Drennan, and Daniel Hernandez for presenting their research projects at the SCA/ICCVA 2015 Conference.  The […]

Congratulations to Jenna Leclerc!

Published: June 8th, 2015

Jenna is a recipient of the the 2015 Bryan Robinson Neuroscience Endowment Grant in the amount of $1,500.00.  The award was presented to Ms. Leclerc for her work in the […]

We are proud to Congratulate our alumnus Commander Darian Rice, MD, PhD, USN

Published: June 5th, 2015

Dr. Rice was awarded a 2015 HERO OF MILITARY MEDICINE Award! The Heroes of Military Medicine (HMM) Awards honors outstanding contributions by individuals who have distinguished themselves through excellence and selfless […]

New Publication by Drs. Bihorac and Ozrazgat-Baslanti!

Published: June 5th, 2015

Congratulations on the publication “Successful implementation of a packed red blood cell and fresh frozen plasma transfusion protocol in the surgical intensive care unit.”  This article was published in the […]