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Dr. Sajid Shahul's Transition to Independence Grant (TIG) funded by the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research

Congratulations to Dr. Sajid Shahul who was notified that his Transition to Independence Grant (TIG) entitled “Esmolol to Control Adrenergic Storm in Septic Shock" has been funded by the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research.  Congratulations, Sajid!

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Dr. Rubin’s Step Test App named Grand Prize Winner by The University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Congratulations to Drs. Rubin and Gerlach who have been notified that Dan Rubin’s Step Test was named the Grand Prize winner of the University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation “2017 Showdown New Venture Challenge”.  After a full year of submissions (75 in total) and a full year of “projects” for the four finalists, the judged selected the iOS app “Step Test” as the grand prize winner. Dr. Rubin presented the Step Test app during a DACC grand rounds in May 2017.   

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Dr. Mohammed Minhaj Elected as Vice President of the University of Chicago MEDICINE Medical Staff

Congratulations to Dr. Mohammed Minhaj who has been elected as Vice President of the University of Chicago MEDICINE medical staff!

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Dr. Alan Schurle Selected as 2017 Pritzker ETHos Award for Excellence in Teaching and Humanism

Congratulations to Dr. Allan Schurle who was informed that he has been selected as one of the nine residents from the Unversity of Chicago Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem to recieve the 2017 Pritzker ETHos Award for Excellence in Teaching and Humanism on the basis of his demonstrated professionalism and his stature as a role model for medical students.

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Dr. Rebecca Gerlach receives 2017 Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Kaplan Leadership Development Award

Dr. Rebecca Gerlach is the recipient of the 2017 Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists highly prestigious  Kaplan Leadership Development Award.  Congratulations, Rebecca!

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Drs. John-Henry Harrison and Alan Schurle Selected as Chief Residents for Coming Academic Year

Congratulations to our two new Chief Residents for the coming academic year, Drs. John-Henry Harrison and Alan Schurle!

The process for electing the Chief Residents starts with the identification of resident nominated candidates.  A small group of the most frequently resident-selected nominees then goes to the faculty for consideration.  Both Drs. Harrison and Schurle were selected by their peers and the faculty as outstanding candidates to hold this important position. 

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Dr. Ellen Choi Elected to Serve as Officer on the Council of the Association of Anesthesiology Subspecialty Program Directors

Dr. Ellen Choi was recently elected to serve as an officer on the Council of the Association of Anesthesiology Subspecialty Program Directors.  Ellen is one of only two officers on the board representing Pediatric Anesthesiology.   

Congratulations, Ellen!

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