Creighton University’s Emerging Leadership Symposium

Sasha K. Shillcutt, MD, MS, FASE delivered the morning Keynote address  to clinical leaders and healthcare executives at Creighton University’s Emerging Leadership Symposium on Friday, April 28th. The title of her talk was “In Between Failure: Overcoming Adversity to Achieve  Professional Success” and was attended by over 150 health care leaders in the Midwest.

Department of Anesthesiology Represents UNMC at the SCA 39th Annual Meeting

The 39th Annual Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists took place in Orlando, FL on April 22-26 this year. This meeting is an educational experience for anesthesiologists and physicians, which provided them with the chance to attend meetings and workshops regarding new and important issues in the field of anesthesiology. A number of the staff physicians in the UNMC Department of Anesthesiology attended, presented, and conducted workshops during… Continue Reading

Robotic Cardiac Surgery – The Future for UNMC

Dr. Megan Chacon and Dr. Helenmari Merritt recently attended the Society of Thoracic Surgeons symposium on robotic mitral valve repair. Here they learned surgical techniques for robotic surgery, skills for lines and invasive monitoring, patient positioning, patient selection, and post-operative care. They gained insight on how to successfully launch a robotic mitral valve program here at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. During her training… Continue Reading