In 2017, Duke Anesthesiology launched the Perioperative Medicine Fellowship in collaboration with University College London. Dr. Jeanna Blitz is the director of the fellowship. Dr. Michael Manning was integral in designing the fellowship and serves as research mentors for the fellows.
Faculty members in the GVT Division provide world-class education to medical students, residents and fellows, and consistently receive outstanding teaching accolades. Many members of the division also have prominent roles in graduate education at a local, national and international level. Dr. Catherine Kuhn serves as Duke’s Graduate Medical Education designated institutional official (DIO). She was the first anesthesiologist in the nation to receive the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Teach Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education in 2004. Dr. Kuhn has worked with several other division members to advance academic anesthesiology, both at home and abroad, through involvement in various overseas medical missions. She has also been named as a North Carolina Best Doctor.
Drs. Brian Colin is Duke Anesthesiology’s associate residency program director and has been instrumental in helping maintain the Duke Anesthesiology Residency Program as one of the top in the country. Dr Udani is the director of Duke’s Human Simulation and Patient Safety Center. Dr. Udani has expertise in simulation-based medical education and research, and is interested in studying innovation and implementation techniques to improve medical education. He has received extramural grant funding from the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research, American Geriatrics Society and the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation.
Dr. Richard Moon is an expert in respiratory physiology, hyperbaric medicine and environmental physiology. He currently serves as medical director of the Duke Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Environmental Physiology. Dr. Moon was awarded the Leonard Palumbo, Jr., MD, Faculty Achievement Award – an annual award that recognizes an outstanding contribution to the teaching and mentoring of young physicians at Duke University Medical Center