Jennifer Hofer, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Anesthesia & Critical Care
Associate Chair for Residency Education

5841 S. Maryland Ave.
M.C. 4028
Chicago, IL 60637

(773) 702-6700

Training

B.A. - 1996 - 2000
The University of Chicago - Chicago, IL USA - Anthropology

M.D. - 2002 - 2006
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine - Chicago, IL USA

Internship - 2006 - 2007
The University of Chicago - Chicago, IL USA - Internal Medicine

Residency - 2007 - 2010
The University of Chicago - Chicago, IL USA - Anesthesiology

Fellowship - 2010 - 2011
The University of Chicago - Chicago, IL, USA - Critical Care

Fellowship - 2014 - 2015
The University of Chicago - Chicago, IL, USA - Obstetric Anesthesia

Clinical Interests

High-risk obstetrics
Care of the critically ill parturient
Anesthesia for pregnant patients having non-obstetric surgery

Academic Interests

Maternal obesity

Recent Publications

Hofer J, Nunnally M. Hypermagnesemia and hypomagnesemia. Anes and Coexisting Diseases. Moitra V. 2013, in press.

Hofer J, Pant M, Sweitzer BJ. Preoperative evaluation. Non-operating room anesthesia.Weiss MS, Fleisher LA, eds. Philadelphia PA: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier 2013, in press.

Hofer J, Chung E, Sweitzer BJ. Preoperative evaluation of ambulatory surgery patients. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol 2013; 26:669-76.

Hofer J, Sweitzer BJ: Preoperative evaluation and medication. Anesthesia Review: a study guide to Anesthesia, 6th ed. Sdrales LM, Miller RD, Stoelting RK, edu. 2012

Hofer J, Tung A. Common ICU procedures. Pocket ICU Urman R, Frendl G. 2012. Chpt 38.

Hofer J, O’Connor M. Informed consent, procedural standardization and safety. Pocket ICU. Urman R, Frendl G. 2012. Chpt 39.

Hofer JE, Nunnally ME: Taking the septic patient to the operating room. Anesthesiol Clin 28:13-24, 2010.

Hofer, J: "Con: The resuscitation is going well: does my patient need a central line?" Pro/Con for Interchange, the Newsletter for the American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists 2010; Vol. 21, No.3.

Zafirova Z, Hofer JE: Solid organ transplantation. American Society of Critical Care Resident Guidelines for the ICU, 4th revision. Available online from the Society's Web site, 2010.

Zafirova Z, Hofer JE: Immunocompromised patients. American Society of Critical Care Resident Guidelines for the ICU, 4th revision. Available online from the Society's Web site, 2010.

Mauer AC, Dragnanich LF, Pandya N, Hofer J, Piotrowski GA: Bilateral total knee arthroplasty increases the propensity to trip on an obstacle. Clin Orthop 433:160- 165, 2005.

Mustafi D, Hofer JE, Huang W, Palzkill T, Makinin MW: Chromophoric spin-labeled beta-lactam antibiotics for ENDOR structural characterization of reaction intermediates of class A and class C beta-lactamases. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 60:1279-1289, 2004.