Joyce Wahr, MD

Professor, Vice Chair of Quality and Safety, Department of Anesthesiology

Joyce Wahr

Contact Info

jawahr@umn.edu

Mailing Address:
Anesthesiology Administration
MMC 294 Mayo
8294A (Campus Delivery Code)
420 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Jaden Turner

Administrative Email
turne883@umn.edu

Professor, Vice Chair of Quality and Safety, Department of Anesthesiology

Executive Medical Director, Perioperative Domain, M Health University of Minnesota Medical Center


Medical School, University of Colorado, Denver, 1978.

Anesthesiology Residency, University of California, 1981-1982

Anesthesiology Residency, University of Michigan Medical Center (Anesthesiology), 1980-1981.

Surgery Residency, University of Michigan Medical Center, 1979-1980

University of Colorado, Boulder, 1974

Residency, University of Michigan Medical Center (Surgery), 1979-1980.

Residency, University of California San Francisco (Anesthesiology), 1981-1982.

Summary

Awards & Recognition

  • Presidential Recognition Award, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  • Robert J. Glaser Award, University of Colorado Medical Center 1978 Portia Lubchenco Award, American Medical Women Association

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists
  • Chair, Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Foundation
  • American Heart Association
  • Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  • Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists

Research

Publications

  1. Wahr, J., Hanna, P., Regmi, S., Kalapara, A., & Mulpuri, K. S. (2021). Alvimopan as part of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery protocol following radical cystectomy is associated with decreased hospital stay. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/iju.14546
  2. Merry, A. (2021). Medication Safety during Anesthesia and the Perioperative Period.. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Teaching

Academic Interests and Focus

Member, Anesthesia Research Committee January 2015 - Present Member, Anesthesia Quality Committee May 2014 - Present Member, PAC Clinical Quality Committee May 2014 - Present Member, PAC Expansion Project May 2014 - Present Member, PAC Steering Committee May 2014 - Present Member, Team Anesthesia Leadership Committee May 2014 - Present

Clinical

Board Certifications

  • Fellow, American Heart Association, 2013 - Present
  • Minnesota License, 2012 - Present
  • Diplomat, American Board of Anesthesiology, 1984 - Present
  • Michigan License, 1980 - Present
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, 1979 - Present

Clinical Interests

Quality Improvement Projects: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: Cystectomy, Pulmonary, and Colo-Rectal Service Lines (2014-Present)