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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).

Eighth Annual Stephen J. Prevoznik Lecture on Leadership


We were pleased to have Barbara Gold, MD, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota, present the Eighth Annual Stephen J. Prevoznik Lecture on Leadership at our Grand Rounds on March 20, 2014. The title of her talk was, "Managing the Unexpected in a "Check-box" World: A Primer on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement." It was wonderful to have members of the Prevoznik family in attendance.


    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