Dr. Hanjun Wang receives The New Investigator Award

Hanjun Wang, MD was recently presented The New Investigator Award. This is an award for outstanding UNMC scientists who have secured their first funding from a national source, such as the National Institute of Health or the Department of Defense. The person who receives the award must exhibit scholarly activity within their research or national presentations. Dr. Wang has been with UNMC since 2007 and… Continue Reading

The Open Door Mission’s Adopt a Family Program Inspires Our Residents

For most of us, the holiday season is a wonderful time of joyous giving and sharing good will with family and friends. There are many families, however, who face financial struggles throughout the year. Some have even lost their homes and ended up living in homeless shelters or on the streets. For these individuals, there is little hope to purchase presents or even the bare… Continue Reading

Dr. Megan Chacon Publishes Chapter in “You’re wrong, I’m right-Dueling authors reexamine classic teachings in anesthesia”

M. Megan Chacon, MD was recently published in the book “You’re wrong, I’m right – Dueling authors reexamine classic teachings in anesthesia.” Dr. Chacon’s chapter is titled, “Is Regional Anesthesia for Cardiac Surgery a Good Idea?” Her chapter reviews the pros and cons of regional anesthesia for both standard and minimally invasive cardiac surgery. Dr. Chacon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology… Continue Reading