Anesthesiology

Wellbeing Presentation with Dr. Carol Bernstein

Sasha Shillcutt, MD Vice Chair in the Department of Anesthesiology, hosted a Clinical Focus Group with Visiting Professor Carol Bernstein, MD for the 2nd Annual Elevating the Conversation: Rekindling Your Spark campus-wide event that took place on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. Dr. Bernstein is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Vice Chair for Education in Psychiatry and Director of Residency Training in Psychiatry at the NYU… Continue Reading

Perioperative Echocardiography Publication in JASE

Dr. Nicholas Markin and other Cardiac Anesthesia faculty in the UNMC Department of Anesthesiology were recently published in the February issue of the Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography. “Transesophageal Speckle-Tracking Echocardiography Improves Right Ventricular Systolic Function Assessment in the Perioperative Setting” was a prospective clinical study exploring the relationship between TTE (transthoracic echocardiography) and TEE (transesophageal echocardiography) evaluation of right heart function. The study… Continue Reading

Walker Thomas and Dr. Sasha Shillcutt Published in JASE

UNMC Department of Anesthesiology’s Walker R. Thomas, RDCS, FASE and Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE were published in The Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography (JASE) in January 2017. The article titled “Council on Perioperative Echocardiography Communications (COPE) Building a Perioperative Echocardiography Team: Critical and Necessary” described the creation of a successful echocardiography team, including the role of the sonographer and the extra teaching he… Continue Reading