Duke Anesthesiology’s Class of 2020 virtually graduated from their residency and fellowship programs on June 13 and 14 – a virtual first for the department. During the ceremonies, leaders shared the virtual stage to deliver remarks to the 44 graduates and nearly 200 guests. To celebrate the occasion, the graduates gave their commencement speeches via video and were surprised with several congratulatory video messages from Duke leaders and celebrity alumni.
The Duke Anesthesiology Fellowship Education Program is led by Dr. Mark Stafford-Smith. The Duke Anesthesiology Residency Program is led by Dr. Annemarie Thompson, with assistant residency program directors, Drs. Brian Colin and Ankeet Udani.
Four fellowship program directors were recognized for their years of service: Drs. John Freiberger, Jeffrey Gadsden, Lance Roy, and Christopher Young. Resident leadership positions were also recognized:
Chief Residents: Drs. Alison Brown and Delbert Lamb
Education Chiefs: Drs. Bridger Bach and Andrew Wong
ACES Chief: Dr. John McManigle
Congratulations to all of the graduates!