ASA Presentations and Workshops

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) held their Annual Meeting in Chicago on October 21-25, 2016. A large number of UNMC Anesthesiology Department faculty were asked to present and conduct workshops during the meeting. On Saturday, Dr. Nick Markin and Dr. Sasha Shillcutt co-moderated the Basic TEE workshop. Dr. Amy Duhachek-Stapleman, Dr. Megan Chacon, Dr. Ellen Roberts and Dr. Thomas Schulte all instructed during the workshop…. Continue Reading

Heiser Family Link to Updated Health Center

The grand opening ceremony for the newly updated UNMC campus Center for Healthy Living will be held today from 3-5 PM. The fitness center originally opened in 1996. At that time, the weight room was named after Tom Heiser, MD, who earned his medical degree from UNMC in 1979 after playing for the Nebraska Cornhuskers for four years, from 1971-1975. Dr. Heiser played a major role contributing as… Continue Reading

Dr. Barbara Hurlbert awarded Distinguished Alumnus Award

Barbara Hurlbert, M.D., from the class of 1971 will receive the College of Medicine Alumni Engagement Council Distinguished Alumnus Award. Dr. Hurlbert is Professor Emeritus and former Vice-Chair of Education of the UNMC Department of Anesthesiology.  Dr. Hurlbert retired from clinical practice in 2015. The Alumni Reunion Weekend will take place on October 7th and 8th, with over 200 UNMC alumni from the College of Medicine, the College… Continue Reading