News

RSVP-37th ASA Alumni Reception

  Mark your calendars!  The UVA Department of Anesthesiology will host our 37th Annual Alumni Reunion in conjunction with the 2019 ASA Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL.  Hope you can…

Faculty Announcements

Congratulations to Dr. Randall S. Blank who was named the Cosmo A. DiFazio Professor of Anesthesiology on July 25, 2019         Congratulations to Dr. Jacob Raphael who…

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…

Resident of the Month – Samantha Smith

The Resident of the month for September 2019 is Samantha Smith, CA1 resident Samantha was nominated by an offsite nursing group in pediatrics. "I wanted to reach out to you…

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…

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…

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…