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Announcement: New Scholarship for visiting 4th year Anesthesiology 4 week elective rotation

We are proud to offer up to $1500 to help offset the costs of travel and housing for highly qualified medical students who wish to do a visiting 4 week…

Faculty Announcements

Dr. Ruchik Sharma, joined the department as an Associate Professor on April 1, 2019. She will work in the main OR and the Outpatient Surgery Center with a sub-speciality in…

2019-20 New Chief Residents Announced

With great pleasure we announce our new Chief Residents for 2019-20. By vote of their peers and ratification of the faculty, Dr. Brittany Aeschlimann, Dr. Joshua Roach and Dr. Susan…

2019 Celebration of Research

The UVA Department of Anesthesiology announces it's 6th Annual Celebration of Research. It will be held on May 7 and 8, 2019 in the UVA Pinn Hall Conference Center.  The…

Resident of the Month – Emmad Kabil

The Resident of the month for April 2019 is Dr. Emmad Kabil. Dr. Kabil, CA1, was nominated by Dr. Lee Kassell, Director of PETC and numerous PETC nurses. "Emmad is…

Dean’s Award-Dr. Vaia Abatzis

  Vaia T. Abatzis, MD wins Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching This award honors faculty who excel in teaching students, including medical students, biomedical sciences (BIMS) PhD candidates or…

Center for Global Health Scholars Orientation

Each summer, the University of Virginia selects and funds approximately 100 students to travel to various places around the world to assist with research programs.  Dr. Marcel Durieux recently led…

Global Health-News

Marcel Durieux, was presented on October 17, 2018 with an award for outstanding leadership in Global Health programs and initiatives by the Karen S. Rheuban Center for Telehealth.      …

Operation Smile, Nicaragua, 2017

Dr. George Politis, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Dr. Chris Spencer, CA2 resident traveled to Nicaragua with Operation Smile as part of the Anesthesia care team on a medical mission…

Midwest Spine Foundation, Laos, 2018

Dr. Tom Pajewski, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Neurological Surgery and Dr. Pablo Kollimar, Chief Resident spent two weeks in Vientiane, Laos at the Mittaphab Hospital with Midwest Spine Institute as…

Virginia Children’s Connection, Giridih, India, 2018

Dr. Terry Yemen, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics and Andrew Lex, CA-3 resident spent ten days in Giridh, India with Virginia Children's Connection.

Canadian Anesthesiology Society International Education Foundation (CASIEF), Kilgal, Rwanda, 2017

Dr. Mohamed Tiouririne,  Dr. Lynda Wells and residents Dr. Jacob Bray and Dr. Russ Davenport spent a month in Rwanda teaching as part of the ongoing program sponsored by the Canadian…

Honors & Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Kohan for being nominated and confirmed as a member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators 2018. The ADE was founded by the Dean of the School of…

Promotion & Tenure 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Randy Blank, Dr. Keith Littlewood, Dr. Jacob Raphael and Dr. Mohamed Tiouririne on their promotion to Full Professor on July 1, 2018.              …

Dr. Thiele Interviewed for US NEWS and WORLD REPORT

A recent article published in US News and World Report, Health, for which UVA Drs. Bob Thiele and Traci Hedrick (along with the group at MAYO) were interviewed about their…