Crawford Presented With Candle Award

February 27, 2020

Lane Crawford, MD, from Robinson College was presented with the Candle Award during Anesthesia Grand Rounds on Friday, May 24, 2020. The Candle Award is presented to the Faculty Affiliate Advisor who strongly demonstrates leadership, mentorship, and accessibility in their interactions with students.

Alvis Awarded R01 Grant for Study Regarding Non-invasive Ways to Capture Venous Waveforms

November 25, 2019

A team of researchers at VUMC who are developing a non-invasive way to capture venous waveforms to assess and monitor volume status was awarded a five-year R01 grant. Bret Alvis, MD, the principle investigator, leads a team of physicians from both the Departments of Anesthesiology and Surgery and engineers from the Department of Engineering. “This is the first grant I am the principal investigator on. It’s extremely exciting and a testament to the great team I am lucky enough to be a part of,” he said.

GME Curriculum Course Focuses on Postpartum Hemorrhage

November 19, 2019

Severe postpartum hemorrhage is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality for women in the United States.  Expert management requires a coordinated effort from obstetrics, obstetric anesthesia, and nursing staff.

Lead KRNA in Kijabe Visits VUMC

June 19, 2019

Mary Mungai, head Kenyan Registered Nurse Anesthetist (KRNA) at AIC Kijabe Hospital, visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center from March 30 through April 13. While here she was the special guest speaker at the Vanderbilt International Anesthesia Fundraiser on Saturday, April 6, 2019.

Rothman, Wanderer Presents at XGM

May 1, 2019

Brain Rothman, MD, and Jonathan Wanderer, MD, MPhil, will present during the Expert Group Meetings (XGM) Epic from Monday, April 29 to Friday, May 10. Rothman’s Presentation