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

Welcome New Residents!

I’m not sure if you noticed but it is July. Again. Every year it approaches in stealth.  One moment you are complaining about the cold and the snow and will-it -ever-be-warm-again?   The next, it is 102 degrees outside and you ask yourself. . . . . Who are all of these new people?  It’s time to welcome the newest members of our UNMC Anesthesiology family.   We… Continue Reading


This past weekend was eventful for UNMC Anesthesiology. Not only did we match 11 outstanding candidates (more on that later), but had an outstanding showing at the Midwest Anesthesia Resident’s Conference.  A little background.  The MARC is the third largest anesthesia conference held in the United States. It sits behind only the ASA conference in October and the PGA in New York in December. Depending on… Continue Reading