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David E Longneck, MD Grand Rounds

David E. Longnecker, MD, the Robert D. Dripps Professor Emeritus of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, gave a special Grand Rounds on May 28, 2015.  Dr Longnecker ’s lecture was entitled, Less is More:  Directions in US Healthcare Policy & Practice.  David is a member of the Board of Directors of C-TAC, the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care.

Photo: (left), David Longnecker, Lee Fleisher (right).


18th Annual James E Eckenhoff, MD Lecture


David S. Warner, MD, Vice-Chair for research, Distinguished Professor of Anesthesiology, Duke University School of Medicine, presented the 18th Annual James E Eckenhoff, MD Lecture on October 2, 2014 at Grand Rounds.  Dr Warner’s lecture was entitled, Neuroanesthesia: Past and Future. David also gave the weekly departmental Research in Progress Seminar at noon, “Translational Research In Acute Central Nervous System Injury: Lessons Learned and the Future.”

Photo: Rod Eckenhoff (left), David Warner (center), Lee Fleisher (right).

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