Pioneers in Perioperative Medicine

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Michael Gropper, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
The Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UCSF was established in 1958 by Stuart Cullen MD. Since then, it has risen to become one of the preeminent Departments in the world. We are enormously proud of our tradition of outstanding patient care, research, and education. UCSF has a storied history of innovation in anesthesia, critical care, and pain medicine. Read Message from Chair
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Odi Ehie, MD, speaking with SFUSD students at UCSF SCORE 2020
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Odi Ehie on her appointment as the Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for the UCSF...
Pediatric Cardiac Faculty Members (L to R): Weston, Davies, Benkwitz, Rouine-Rapp, Nguyen, Kathiriya
We are delighted to announce that after an extensive search, Anshuman Sharma, MD, MBA, has been appointed as the Director of Pediatric...
Intubation and drug choice during Anesthesia Simulation Session
After a 5-year, 13-center, double-blind, randomized, controlled trial, results of the MENDS II (Maximizing the Efficacy of Sedation and...

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