Epic Fail? Not on our watch. . .

We all knew it was coming. It is remarkable how two small words – Go Live – can inspire such anxiety. Before you start rethinking the use of aerosolized midazolam in pre-op, remember there are many resources available to help work through the glitches. All superusers may be identified by their red hats. These red hats provide guidance to all of perioperative services. They can… 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