Weekly Grand Rounds are offered most Thursday mornings at 7:00am in the Richard L. Menschel Education Center. Faculty for the program consists of internationally renowned speakers and Department staff. A monthly program announcement is circulated throughout Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Rockefeller University, as well as Hospital for Special Surgery.
Three to four Mondays a month, at 7:00am, in the Richard L. Menschel Education Center, the Department of Anesthesiology holds a Journal Club with presentations from attending staff, fellows and rotating residents. The Journal Club reviews and discusses recent pertinent literature and its applications to the department's practice.
A conference focused on department research is presented every other month. This conference may include presentation of planned protocols, strategizing on effective study design, status reports on current protocols, and summarization of completed studies.
The Department presents a conference every other month on complications and their management in an interactive discussion format.
Every Friday, the Department offers a teaching conference for our Fellows and rotating Residents. These conferences which may include case discussions, lectures on core topics in regional anesthesia, and exam preparation meetings are moderated by members of the Attending and Fellowship Staff and convene at 7:15am.
This series of lectures, focused on regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine topics, and presented by several members of our Attending Staff, is given to the Fellows in the first quarter of the Fellowship Year.
High level presentations for Fellows only, on topics such as risk management, anesthesia practice message, starting a regional anesthesia practice, management of the chronic pain population, and bio-ethical consultations.
Improving Uganda’s Surgical Outcomes through Regional Anesthesiology Education
by Lee Rasamny, MD, 2015-2016 Fellow
An Inside Look at Anesthesia Care in a Developing Nation
by Jennifer Charles, MD, 2015-2016 Fellow
Memtsoudis S, Cozowicz C et al. Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine Guideline on Preoperative Screening and Assessment of Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2016 June 1. [Epub ahead of print.]
Haskins S et al. Ultrasound-Guided Regional Blocks: A New Paradigm in High-Risk Patients? Best Practice & Research Clinical Anaesthesiology. 2016. DOI: 10.1016/j.bpa.2016.04.004
YaDeau JT, Gordon MA, Goytizolo EA, Lin Y, Fields KG et al. Buprenorphine, Clonidine, Dexamethasone, and Ropivacaine for Interscalene Nerve Blockade: A Prospective, Randomized, Blinded, Ropivacaine Dose-Response Study. Pain Med. 2016 May;17(5):940-60.
Mary J. Hargett
Administrative Director, Education