Lauren Berkow, M.D., FASA, professor of anesthesiology and chief of the division of neuroanesthesia, was awarded the Distinguished Service Award and Felipe Urdaneta, M.D., professor of anesthesiology, was recognized for completing his two-year term as president of the Society of Airway Management (SAM) at the SAM annual meeting in Tucson, AZ, in September 2022.
Each year, SAM selects a member who has made extensive contributions to the society for the Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Berkow’s contributions include running workshops and helping organize the annual meeting since 2009, garnering vendor and grant support for the meeting since 2011 as the Meeting Program Chair, and acting as President and Immediate Past-President.
Congratulations and well-done, Drs. Berkow and Urdaneta!