Joss Thomas, MBBS, MPH

Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education, Department of Anesthesiology

Joss Thomas

Contact Info

Office Address:
Mayo B590

Mailing Address:
Department of Anesthesiology
420 Delaware St SE
MMC 294
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Tammy Carpentier

Administrative Email

Associate Professor and Vice Chair of Education, Department of Anesthesiology

MD, Medical School, St. John's Medical College, Bangalore, India, 1994

Residency, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL, 2001-2004

Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Fellowship, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University, 2005-2006

Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard University, 2004-2005

MHA, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 2019

MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, 1999



Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology

Awards & Recognition

  • Faculty of the Month, Department of Anesthesiology (November 2019)
  • Recognized on the "Best Doctors in America" database list for Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology (2011, 2013, 2017)

Professional Associations

  • Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA)
  • Minnesota Society of Anesthesiology
  • American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Society of Pediatric Anesthesia
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists


Research Summary/Interests

"Education and Clinical collaborative between University of Botswana and University of Minnesota". January 2020 - Present

"Resident Education collaboration between University of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Iowa". October 2019 - Present



1. Thomas, J. J., (Author) "An online "Canvas Based platform" Quality and Safety Course for junior residents in Anesthesiology", 2020 Innovations In Medical Education Conference, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States. (February 14, 2020).

2. Thomas, J. J., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "“Neurological issues in ECMO"", National Mechanical Ventilation, Haemodynamic & ECMO Workshops, Indian College of Anesthesiologists (ICA), The Simulation Society(TSS), Bangalore Chapter of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (SOCCA) & University of Minnesota, USA, Bangalore, India. (July 19, 2019).

3. Thomas, J. J., (Visiting Professor) "“Noninvasive cardiac output monitoring - what is the current evidence ?”", National Mechanical Ventilation, Haemodynamic & ECMO Workshops, Indian College of Anaesthesiologists (ICA), The Simulation Society(TSS), Bangalore Chapter of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine (ISCCM) Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists (SOCCA) & University of Minnesota, USA, Bangaluru, India. (July 18, 2019).


Academic Interests and Focus

In the process of developing the Faculty Development Program 2.0 with Dr. Michael Todd. This is the first-ever 'a la carte' system developed for the faculty that recognizes work faculty already does to advance their academic and professional careers


Board Certifications

  • United Council for Neurological Specialties: Neurocritical Care, December 2020 - Present
  • FATE Instructor, 2019 - Present
  • FATE Certification, University of Minnesota, 2017 - Present
  • MOCA Instructor, 2015 - Present
  • Neurocritical Care certification, August 2008 - Present

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Anesthesiology, Quality Improvement