June 4, 2015

Chestnut to deliver Rovenstine Lecture

David Chestnut, M.D., professor of Anesthesiology and chief of the Division of Obstetric Anesthesiology, has been selected to deliver the 2016 Emery A. Rovenstine Memorial Lecture.

David Chestnut, M.D.

The lecture is the premier event at annual meetings of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA). Chestnut will deliver the lecture at the ASA meeting in Chicago in October 2016.

Chestnut is the senior editor of “Chestnut’s Obstetric Anesthesia: Principles and Practice,” which is regarded as the principal textbook of the specialty. He has served as director of the American Board of Anesthesiology and president of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, and is a past editor-in-chief of the “Year Book of Anesthesiology and Pain Management.”

He joined Vanderbilt in 2014.