Latest News and Announcements

Dr. Allan Klock selected as Senior Faculty Scholar in the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence

Congratulations to Dr. Allan Klock who was selected as a Senior Faculty Scholar in the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence (http://bucksbauminstitute.uchicago.edu).

The Bucksbaum Institute recognizes great skills in senior faculty as a caring physician and teacher with a strong emphasis on developing strong doctor-patient relationships. Dr. Klock joins Drs. Jerome Klafta and David Glick as Senior Faculty Scholars from DACC.

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Dr. David Dickerson participates in panel discussion with Surgeon General and Sen. Durbin on Opioid Epidemic

Dr. David Dickerson participated in a panel piscussion on the opioid epidemic with the Surgeon General and Sen. Durbin.  The complete article can be viewed at the link below. 

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Dr. Keith Ruskin Designated a Federal Aviation Administration Aviation Medical Examiner

Keith J Ruskin, MD, has recently been designated a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) aviation medical examiner. After being selected by the FAA’s regional flight surgeon, aviation medical examiners must complete a comprehensive training program at the Civil Aerospace Medical Institute. The FAA also requires periodic recurrent training with both online courses and themed seminars.

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Dr. William McDade elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association

Congratulations to Dr. William McDade who was elected to a seat on the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association.

The election of an anesthesiologist to the AMA Board of Trustees is an extraordinarily rare event, one that should give us all great pride in the personal and professional accomplishments of  a long standing member of the University of Chicago community. Well deserved, Bill!

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Dr. Sajid Shahul elected to the Association of University Anesthesiologists

Congratulations to Dr. Sajid Shahul who was recently notified of his election to the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA).

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Dr. Dan McGehee receives 2016 Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Congratulations to Dr. Dan McGehee who has been awarded the 2016 Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

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Departmental Award Recipients 2016

Congratulations to the members of our department that were recognized with awards during the resident graduation event this past Saturday!

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Dr. Keith Ruskin receives Aerospace Human Factors Assoc. William E. Collins award

Congratulations to Dr. Keith Ruskin on receiving the William E. Collins Award for Outstanding Human Factors Publication of the Year presented by the Aeorspace Human Factors Association!

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Dr. Ori Gottlieb Elected Vice President of the Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists

Congratulations to Dr. Ori Gottlieb on his election as Vice President of the Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists!

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William McDade, MD, PhD promoted to Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care

A physician anesthesiologist with a remarkable academic portfolio, Dr. McDade has tenaciously amassed a phenomenal set of achievements in the sphere of diversity and inclusion.  This summary will touch upon some of his abundant accomplishments and inspirational leadership both at the University of Chicago and in organized medicine.

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2016 ASA Alumni Gathering

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