Joss Thomas
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Credentials
MBBS, MHA, MPH

Associate Professor & Vice Chair of Education
Biography

Bio

Dr. Joss Thomas is an associate professor and the Vice Chair of Education for the Department of Anesthesiology. His academic and clinical interests include pediatric anesthesiology, quality improvement initiatives, as well as the education and training of medical students, residents and fellows.

Education

MHA, University of Minnesota
Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine, Tufts University
Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Harvard University
Residency in Anesthesiology, University of South Florida
MPH, Johns Hopkins University
MBBS, St. John's Medical College

Honors and Recognition

"Best Doctors in America", Anesthesiology & Pediatric Anesthesiology
2017
"Best Doctors in America", Anesthesiology & Pediatric Anesthesiology
2013
"Best Doctors in America", Anesthesiology & Pediatric Anesthesiology
2011
Certificate of Commendation, Catholic Hospital Association of India
1993
Certificate of Merit in Forensic Medicine & Pharmacology, St. John's Medical College
1991
Certificate of Merit in Anatomy & Biochemistry, St. John's Medical College
1990
Post Graduate Merit Scholarship, Bangalore University
1988
Honors Program Certificate in Psychology, St. Joseph's College
1987

Professional Memberships

Association of University Anesthesiologists
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Society of Pediatric Anesthesia
Society of Critical Care Medicine
American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
Minnesota Society of Anesthesiology
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Thomas, J. J., (Keynote/Plenary Speaker) "“Neurological issues in ECMO"", 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, Bangalore, India. July 19, 2019.
Thomas, J. J. "What do I do with an abused child in my ER/OR/ICU?", NWAC world Anesthesia Network, New York, April 23, 2016.
Thomas, J. J. "Lessons Learned: Developing and Running a Non Anesthesia Developed Sedation Program", Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room conference, Cancun, Mexico. September 20, 2015.
Thomas, J. J. ""Avoiding/Treating pain in the Critically Ill Child" and "Quality and Safety of Sedation Services"", 5th NWAC World Convention, Vienna, Austria. May 03, 2014.
Ibsen, M., Thomas, J. J., Mueller, M., Haret, D. M. "Nurse-administered Sedation - Pediatric Bronchoscopy", Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room, Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, San Francisco, California, September 12, 2010.
Thomas, J. J. "Anesthesia Directed Sedation: The USA Model", Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room, Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital Boston, San Francisco, California, September 12, 2010.
Thomas, J. J. "Propofol Sedation - A Physician's Journey", Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room, Harvard Medical School and Children's Hospital Boston, San Francisco, California, September 11, 2010.
Thomas, J. J. "Does Anesthesia Exposure in Infancy Affect Academic Performance in Childhood?", International Science Symposium: Anesthetic-Induced Neonatal Neuronal Injury, IARS 2010 Annual Meeting, IARS and SAFEKIDS, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 20, 2010.
Thomas, J. J. "Anesthesia Supervised Nurse Sedation", Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room, Harvarad Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, September 11, 2009.
Thomas, J. J. "Anesthesia Supervised Nurse Sedation", Anesthesia Advanced Airway Symposium, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Iowa City, Iowa, September 01, 2009.
Thomas, J. J. "Overview of Alternative Airway Techniques", Advanced Airway Workshop 2007, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Iowa City, Iowa, October 01, 2007.
Thomas, J. J. "Recognition, Evaluation, and Management of the Difficult Pediatric Airway", Iowa Anesthesia Symposium VII, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Iowa City, Iowa, May 01, 2007.
Thomas, J. J. "Pediatric Airway Workshop", Iowa Anesthesia Symposium VII, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Iowa City, Iowa, May 01, 2007.
Thomas, J. J. "Initiation of Drotrecogin Alfa (activated) [DTAA] Versus Placebo Infusion Acutely Improves Hemodynamics in Patients with Septic Shock", Annual Meeting, CHEST , Salt Lake City, Utah, October 01, 2006.
Thomas, J. J. "Acute Hemodynamic Changes during Drotrecogin Alfa (activated) [DTAA] Infusion in Septic Shock", Annual Congress, Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco, California, January 01, 2006.