COVID-19 Anesthesia Dunkirk
RECOGNITION
Jul 21, 2020

COVID-19 Anesthesia Dunkirk

On July 21, 2020 Talmage Egan, MD, Chair of Anesthesiology delivered a presentation, as part of a hospital live broadcast, titled COVID-19 Anesthesia Dunkirk where he summarized what the Department of Anesthesiology has done and learned in response to COVID-19. ... Read More

COVID-19 Resources
RESEARCH, EDUCATION
Mar 26, 2020

COVID-19 Resources

UofU Department of Anesthesia COVID-19 Resources. Download the COVID-19 PPE and Airway Management Guide for Anesthesiologists... Read More

Talmage Egan, MD, Department Chair receives Highly Commended award for “Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia: Foundations and Clinical Application” from the British Medical Association
RECOGNITION
Sep 03, 2019

Talmage Egan, MD, Department Chair receives Highly Commended award for “Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia: Foundations and Clinical Application” from the British Medical Association

The 2019 BMA Medical Book Awards took place at the British Medical Association’s headquarters in London on the 3rd of September 2019, recognizing outstanding contributions to medical literature. There are 20 categories in which prizes are awarded, with a BMA Medical Book of the Year Award chosen from the category winners. Dr. Egan and co-author Hugh C. Hemmings, Jr., MD, PhD of Weill Cornell Medicine were award the Highly Commended book award for their textbook Pharmacology and Physiology for Anesthesia: Foundations and Clinical Application.” The British Medical Association selected the textbook in the category of anesthesiology. The textbook is in its second edition.... Read More

Michael L. Good, MD
RECOGNITION
Nov 01, 2018

Michael L. Good, MD

Dr. Michael L. Good is the CEO of University of Utah Health, the Dean of the University of Utah School of Medicine, and the Senior Vice President of Health Sciences. As the only academic medical center in Utah, the health system is an anchor in the community and provides world-class health care, research, education and service to the state, region, and nation. ... Read More

Dr. Perry Fine Receives AAPM & AAHPM awards
RECOGNITION
Jun 17, 2018

Dr. Perry Fine Receives AAPM & AAHPM awards

Congratulations to Perry Fine, M.D., Professor at the University of Utah, Department of Anesthesiology, who received the following awards: 1) American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) – Presidential Commendation presented to Perry Fine, MD “In recognition and appreciation for years of service advocating for pain medicine and pain patients as a member of the Pain Care Coalition (2018) 2) American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) – Hospice and Palliative Medicine Visionary (2018)... Read More

Dr Runnels Receives FAER Innovation Award
RECOGNITION
Jan 13, 2018

Dr Runnels Receives FAER Innovation Award

Congratulations to Sean Runnels, M.D., Assistant Professor at University of Utah, Department of Anesthesiology, winner of Swimming with Sharks award: Technology Version, "Articulating Boogie with Intuitive Depth Control."... Read More

In its first full deployment, elite Utah medical team heads to Houston, led by our very own Dr. Bott
RECOGNITION
Aug 30, 2017

In its first full deployment, elite Utah medical team heads to Houston, led by our very own Dr. Bott

Utah’s Disaster Medical Assistance Team answered — assembling at Salt Lake City International Airport on Tuesday for the first time as an entire 36-person unit in its 10-year history. Headed by University of Utah anesthesiologist Steven Bott, the group members will fly to Dallas to await instruction on where best to deploy their skills in Houston in the wake of now-Tropical Storm Harvey.... Read More

RECOGNITION
Mar 08, 2017

Dr. Hopf selected for the 2017 Linda K. Amos Award for Distinguished Service to Women

As the director of faculty mentoring at the School of Medicine and the lead for the School of Medicine’s Women in Medicine and Science Program, she created a recurring seminar series and workshops through which she mentored faculty members. She’s also advised and mentored undergraduate and graduate level students through her American Women’s Medical Association and the Association of Future Female Physicians. Sandhya Ravichandran, a 2012 graduate of the U’s School of Medicine said “Dr. Hopf has been one of the most pivotal mentors during my medical education and training… She instills trust, achievement, and ambition in all of the women she has mentored over the years.”... Read More

Charcoal Gas Filter
RESEARCH
Apr 13, 2016

Anesthesia device PROTECTS VULNERABLE PATIENTS from potentially fatal anesthesia gases

The idea to develop Vapor-Clean was sparked by Sakata and partners Drs. Joseph Orr and Dwayne Westenskow’s first invention, the ANEClearTM—an anesthetic reversal device that allows patients to partially rebreathe their own exhaled carbon dioxide to clear inhaled anesthetics from the brain, reducing their time in the operating and recovery room. “We discovered that doctors at Cincinnati Children’s hospital were using the ANEClear to keep anesthetic vapors from coming out of the machine to protect MH-vulnerable patients,” says Sakata. “But ANEClear wasn’t designed to get the gases below the required 5ppm.” ... Read More

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