In this month’s EDI Spotlight, Duke Anesthesiology’s Madhav Swaminathan, MD, shares the motivation behind his push to create welcoming, inclusive spaces for neurodiverse individuals at Duke - a disability that he says is often hidden yet deserves more attention in EDI work.
Duke flags will be lowered on March 11th to honor the life and legacy of Bruno Urban, MD, a professor emeritus of anesthesiology who was a beloved member of our Duke Anesthesiology family and will be remembered as a pioneer in pain medicine.
The Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research ranks Duke Anesthesiology the #3 anesthesiology clinical science department in the country for National Institutes of Health funding, securing our reputation as one of the premier research institutions in anesthesiology.
Congratulations to Duke Anesthesiology’s Mara Serbanescu, MD, on being among the six Duke University School of Medicine faculty members selected to receive a Physician-Scientist Strong Start Award, designed to support outstanding lab-based clinician-scientists.
A new study led by Duke Health researchers, including Duke Anesthesiology's Dr. Paul Wischmeyer (co-lead author), and published in Clinical Nutrition suggests that probiotics could be a relatively simple and inexpensive approach to treating people after a COVID exposure.
Congratulations to Sarah Cotter, MD, on being named an assistant program director of the Duke Anesthesiology Residency Program in which she will serve as an integral part of the program’s leadership team.
New research led by Duke Anesthesiology’s Dr. Leah Acker and published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia reveals that a simple preoperative electroencephalogram measurement detects a signal of cognitive vulnerability when patients are asked to close, then open their eyes.
It was another successful American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) meeting for Duke Anesthesiology! View the photo gallery and read the full recap from San Francisco!
Congratulations to Dr. Madhav Swaminathan on being selected as part of the seven-member Restorative Justice Core – a group that will help facilitate training and mentor program participants in the new year-long restorative justice pilot program at the School of Medicine.
Newly-published research in JAMA, led by Duke Anesthesiology’s Drs. Sairam Jabba and Sven-Eric Jordt, reveals the additives in “non-menthol” cigarettes are designed to mimic the effects of menthol, facilitating smoking initiation.