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Second Harry Wollman, MD Lecture

Claire Pomeroy, MD, MBA, President, Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, presented the 2nd Harry Wollman, MD Lecture at Grand Rounds on November 12, 2015.  Dr Pomeroy’s talk was entitled, “Biomedical Research: Triumphs, Challenges, and the Future.” Later that day, Claire also gave the weekly departmental Research in Progress Seminar, entitled, “Thriving in Research: 2015.” 

Photo (L-R): Lee Fleisher, Claire Pomeroy, Harry Wollman


Nineteenth Annual James E Eckenhoff, MD Lecture


Paul Myles, MBBS, MPH, MD, FCARCSI, FANZCA, FRCA, Professor and Chair, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, presented the 19th Annual James E Eckenhoff, MD Lecture at the department Academic Evening on October 29, 2015.  Dr Myles’ lecture was entitled, “What is a Poor Outcome after Anesthesia and Surgery: Quality of Recovery and Disability-Free Survival?” The lecture was preceded by poster presentations and followed by dinner.

Photo (L-R):  Lee Fleisher, Paul Myles, Rod Eckenhoff


Ninth Annual Stephen J. Prevoznik Lecture on Leadership


We were delighted to have Linda J. Mason, MD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, present the Ninth Annual Stephen J. Prevoznik Lecture on Leadership at our Grand Rounds on April 16, 2015. The title of her talk was,Pitfalls and Problems in Pediatric Anesthesia. It was wonderful to have members of the Prevoznik family in attendance.

Photo (L-R): Linda Mason, Rita Revoznik, Lee Fleisher


    Eighth Annual Brett Gutsche Lecture on Obstetrical Anesthesia

Eleni Tsigas, Executive Director of the Preeclampsia Foundation, presented the 8th Annual Brett Gutsche Lecture at Grand Rounds on December 12, 2014. She gave a very dynamic, heartfelt, and personal talk, increasing awareness and improving healthcare practices regarding preeclampsia. 

Photo (left - right) : Lee Fleisher, Eleni Tsigas, Brett Gutsche, Sindu Srinivas (Director, Obstetrical Services, HUP), Bob Gaiser