Maria Michaelis, MD Invited to serve on the ASA Committee on Ethics

Maria Michaelis, MD recently accepted a two-year term as an adjunct member of the ASA Committee on Ethics. She will serve for the 2017  and 2018 Governance Year (October 2016-October 2018). Dr. Michaelis is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and is certified in the American Board of Anesthesiology and Pediatric Anesthesiology. Areas of interest include pediatric anesthesia, procedural-based anesthesia, anesthesia for liver transplantation, prevention of… Continue Reading

Dr. Duhachek-Stapleman recognition award for Interprofressional Academy of Educators

Amy Duhachek-Stapleman, MD was awarded recognition at the Interprofressional Academy of Educators New Member Induction Ceremony and Reception on Tuesday, September 13th. Dr. Duhachek-Stapleman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology and her areas of interest include cardiothoracic anesthesiology, perioperative echocardiography, high fidelity simulation, and resident education. The mission of the Interprofessional Academy of Educators is to foster a vibrant interprofessional community of educators through… Continue Reading

UNMC Chief Resident Passes Echo Board Exam

Daniel Walsh, MD a CA-3 Anesthesia Resident, passed the National Board of Echocardiography Advanced Perioperative Examination last week. Dr. Walsh began preparing for the exam a year ago. He did a lot of self-study, which included 30 hours of lectures, 800 review questions, cardiac rotations and a PTE Masters course. Next, he plans to do either a Critical Care Fellowship or a Cardiac Fellowship so he… Continue Reading