About Lauren C Berkow
Dr. Berkow is a Professor of Anesthesiology and the Chief of the Division of Neuroanesthesia. She also serves as the Director of Anesthesia Supplies and Equipment and the Co-Chair of the UF Shands Sustainability Committee. She came to us in 2016 from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, where she served as an Associate Professor and Associate Chief for the Division of Neuroanesthesia.
Dr. Berkow earned her Bachelor’s at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore. She completed her surgical residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, New York. She also completed an anesthesiology residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital and earned a Business of Medicine Graduate Certificate from the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. While working at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Berkow held many positions such as Instructor, Assistant Residency Director, and Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Berkow was also Director of Airway Education at Johns Hopkins and she focuses on difficult airway management in addition to neuroanesthesiology. She is the current Immediate-Past President of the Society for Airway Management after serving a two-year term as President. She has written numerous papers on airway management and neuroanesthesia and is a member of many professional societies. In 2015, Dr. Berkow was presented the Maryland Hospitals for a Healthy Environment Physician for Environmental Health Award. In addition, she has spoken at many events on the topics of “Greening the Operating Rooms” and “Sustainability in Medicine and Anesthesia.”
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