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Author: Jill Clendening

Musee named to ACGME review committee

Feb. 20, 2014—Joel Musee, M.D., Ph.D., a second-year resident in Vanderbilt’s Department of Anesthesiology, has been selected from a national pool of applicants to serve on the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Review Committee for Anesthesiology.

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Sandberg, Weaver named to AAMC faculty council

Feb. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt University’s Warren Sandberg, M.D., Ph.D., and Alissa Weaver, M.D., Ph.D., have been appointed to three-year terms on the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Council of Faculty and Academic Societies. The council is charged with identifying and communicating critical issues faced by medical school faculty members as they relate to the creation and implementation...

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Division mines perioperative data to enhance safety, quality

Feb. 13, 2014—The Vanderbilt Anesthesiology and Perioperative Informatics Research (VAPIR) Division was recently established to extract and analyze data from Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s archive of de-identified perioperative patient data comprising more than 729,000 completed surgical cases to help improve patient safety and quality of care.

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New tool helps track residents’ progress

Jan. 16, 2014—Dramatic changes are coming to the way resident physicians in all medical specialties are evaluated as they advance through training. Faculty with the Department of Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) have developed an automated tool to help more accurately assess residents’ performance as they meet educational goals and ultimately become better doctors.

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GE grant expands global medical outreach efforts

Dec. 12, 2013—Vanderbilt University has received a $3 million grant from the GE Foundation’s Developing Health Globally program to fund international medical education and research in Kenya and other low-resource regions of the world.

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Lee named to lead Neurosurgical Anesthesiology

Oct. 31, 2013—Lorri Lee, M.D., has been named chief of the newly formed Division of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology.

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Program takes new approach to pain management

Sep. 12, 2013—Patients with chronic pain who are covered by the Vanderbilt Employee Health Care Plan or workers’ compensation system can now enroll in an innovative rehabilitation program that could dramatically change how chronic pain is treated.

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Pediatric Anesthesiology taps Daves

Sep. 5, 2013—  Suanne Daves, M.D., has been named vice chair for Pediatric Anesthesiology, a key leadership role for both the Department of Anesthesiology and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Daves joined the Department of Anesthesiology as an associate professor in December 2008. She was then appointed chief of the Pediatric Cardiac Division in...

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Ehrenfeld to edit health care computing, IT journal

Jun. 27, 2013—Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery and Biomedical Informatics, has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Medical Systems, succeeding Ralph Grams, M.D., professor of Pathology and Medical Informatics at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Dobie named chief of Division of Ambulatory Anesthesiology

Jun. 13, 2013—Katherine Dobie, M.D., has been appointed chief of the Division of Ambulatory Anesthesiology, succeeding Shannon Hersey, M.D., who accepted a position as medical director of Anesthesia Operations at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

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Care coordination program eases children’s stress

Jun. 6, 2013—When Melissa and Luke Allen of Cookeville learned that their five-year-old daughter, Annie Lou, needed eye surgery in addition to surgery to repair double hernias, they were overwhelmed.

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Chemical causes kidney failure in mosquitoes: study

May. 31, 2013—Researchers are targeting a possible new weapon in the fight against malaria, science that could also be applied in the fight against other devastating mosquito-borne illnesses, according to a Vanderbilt study published in PLOS ONE.

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