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February Faculty Educator of the Month February Faculty Educator of the Month

Mar 25th, 2024

Congratulations to Karisa Walker, M.D., M.Ed., associate professor of anesthesiology and associate program director of education assessments, who was chosen by our residents as the February Faculty Educator of the Month! Read on for some excerpts from her nominations. “Dr. Walker has an extensive background in educational theory, particularly for residents, and this shows daily…

Rene Przkora, M.D., Ph.D., appointed to the Communications and Website Committee for the AUA

Mar 21st, 2024

Rene Przkora, M.D., Ph.D., professor of anesthesiology and director of our multidisciplinary pain medicine fellowship, has been appointed to the Communications and Website Committee for the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA). Przkora was chosen for his leadership attributes and dedication to academic anesthesiology. The Communications and Website Committee for the AUA is responsible for ensuring…

2024-2025 chief residents selected 2024-2025 chief residents selected

Mar 13th, 2024

We are pleased to announce the appointment of our three new chief residents for the upcoming academic year. Alex Horowitz, D.O., Bobby Houston, M.D., and Georgeanna Tsoumas, D.O., will serve from April 1, 2024 through March 31, 2025. The position of chief resident is an important role, and members of the team are responsible for…

Staff honored with UF Superior Accomplishment Awards Staff honored with UF Superior Accomplishment Awards

Mar 11th, 2024

We are excited to announce that two of our staff members—Kathy Parrish, MBA, and Abbey Doege—have been honored with 2024 Superior Accomplishment Awards for their outstanding contributions to our department and institution! Winners of the Superior Accomplishment Awards are nominated by supervisors, peers, and customers. They have shown a consistent commitment to their work, demonstrating…

A Q&A with FSA president Chris Giordano, M.D. A Q&A with FSA president Chris Giordano, M.D.

Mar 8th, 2024

We recently had an opportunity to chat with Chris Giordano, M.D., professor of anesthesiology and director of the Anesthesiology/Critical Care Clerkship. Dr. Giordano is also the current president of the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists (FSA) and was recently named the Phase 2/3 Teacher of the Year for the UF College of Medicine. Dr. Giordano spoke…


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