Congratulations “Fellow Class of 2017!”

Duke Anesthesiology’s “Fellow Class of 2017” gathered at the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club on Sunday, June 4 for their graduation ceremony and to celebrate their shared accomplishment among family, friends and colleagues.

The director of the department’s Fellowship Education Program and the vice chair for education, Dr. Mark Stafford-Smith, along with the fellowship directors, proudly presented the 35 graduates their diplomas. Congratulations to all of the graduates from the fellowships offered by Duke Anesthesiology!

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Katayoun Aghajani
Matthew Bean
Claire Cunniff
Tera Cushman
Eun Eoh
Phillip Geiger
Jason Johnson
Dinesh Kurian
Michael Plakke
Srikar Rao
Mona Rudnick
Martin Sigurdsson
Claudio Villalpando Leon
Nathan Waldron

Critical Care Medicine
Nawar Al-Rawas
Hassan Amhaz
Vinca Chow
Thomas Christianson
Benjamin Dunne
Jamie Privratsky
Matthew Read
Suraj Yalamuri

Neurosurgical Anesthesiology
Marc McLawhorn

Obstetric Anesthesiology
Jennifer Lee

Pain Medicine
Jessica Carter
James Jones
Chad Pletnick
Marc Yelle

Pediatric Anesthesiology
Rebecca Schol

Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine
James Kim
Amanda Kumar
Neda Sadeghi

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
Bo Cui
Christopher Martin
Tim Thurman

The Duke Anesthesiology fellowships offer a rich clinical exposure to high complexity cases with oversight from world-class faculty. Within these fellowships is a cohesive community that comes together each week for a professional seminar on topics designed to assist fellows in developing skills as “thinkers and leaders” in their future careers. Upon completion of a fellowship at Duke Anesthesiology, graduates have enjoyed tremendous success in their professional lives. Departmental alumni are highly sought after in both private practice and academic medicine, and often assume leadership positions. This department takes great pride in its fellows, seeing these individuals as a reflection of the quality of its programs and part of Duke University School of Medicine’s tradition of excellence.

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