Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD, Dean of the University of Minnesota Medical School, recently announced the beginning of an initiative to promote academic research, education and quality improvement projects for Medical School faculty members. The Dean gave a financial award to each department in the Medical School to provide concrete guidance and support for faculty who would like to accomplish their academic goals with fewer barriers to help them do so.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual Anesthesiology meeting is a community for anesthesiology providers to connect with each other, share the latest scientific findings, and learn about the latest products and services the specialty has to offer.
The first group of residents in the University of Minnesota Medical School Department of Anesthesiology have recently completed a newly designed, Canvas-based online course on quality and safety, taught by Joss Thomas, MBBS, MPS, Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs in the Department of Anesthesiology.
Ratan Banik, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in the University of Minnesota Medical School Department of Anesthesiology and Professor Clark Chen, MD, PhD in the Department of Neurosurgery co-authored the paper titled “Spinal Hematoma After Interlaminar Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection” in Anesthesiology.