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

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

Dr. Schulte and Dr. Roberts Article Published in Journal of Clinical Anesthesia

Thomas Schulte, MD and Ellen Roberts, MD recently had their article “Assessing Electronic Interruptions Experienced by an Anesthesiology Clinical Director” published in the Journal of Clinical Anesthesia. The purpose of the study was to assess the workflow interruptions on an anesthesiology clinical director (CD) and showed that frequent interruptions prohibited the CD from medical direction of residents or certified nurse anesthetists in operating rooms. To see… Continue Reading