Anne Donovan, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Associate Program Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program
Jing B, Boscardin WJ, Deardorff WJ, Jeon SY, Lee AK, Donovan AL, Lee SJ. Comparing Machine Learning to Regression Methods for Mortality Prediction Using Veterans Affairs Electronic Health Record Clinical Data. Med Care. 2022 06 01; 60(6):470-479.
Bishara A, Chiu C, Whitlock EL, Douglas VC, Lee S, Butte AJ, Leung JM, Donovan AL. Postoperative delirium prediction using machine learning models and preoperative electronic health record data. BMC Anesthesiol. 2022 01 03; 22(1):8.
Donovan AL, Braehler MR, Robinowitz DL, Lazar AA, Finlayson E, Rogers S, Douglas VC, Whitlock EL, Anesthesia Resident Quality Improvement Committee. An Implementation-Effectiveness Study of a Perioperative Delirium Prevention Initiative for Older Adults. Anesth Analg. 2020 12; 131(6):1911-1922.
Whitlock EL, Braehler MR, Kaplan JA, Finlayson E, Rogers SE, Douglas V, Donovan AL. Derivation, Validation, Sustained Performance, and Clinical Impact of an Electronic Medical Record-Based Perioperative Delirium Risk Stratification Tool. Anesth Analg. 2020 12; 131(6):1901-1910.
Curtis MS, Forman NA, Donovan AL, Whitlock EL. Postoperative delirium: why, what, and how to confront it at your institution. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2020 Oct; 33(5):668-673.
Blauvelt CA, Chiu C, Donovan AL, Prahl M, Shimotake TK, George RB, Schwartz BS, Farooqi NA, Ali SS, Cassidy A, Gonzalez JM, Gaw SL. Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome in a Preterm Pregnant Patient With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Obstet Gynecol. 2020 07; 136(1):46-51.
Khan KT, Hemati K, Donovan AL. Geriatric Physiology and the Frailty Syndrome. Anesthesiol Clin. 2019 Sep; 37(3):453-474.
Donovan AL, Whitlock EL. Intraoperative dexmedetomidine to prevent postoperative delirium: in search of the magic bullet. Can J Anaesth. 2019 04; 66(4):365-370.
Donovan AL, Aldrich JM, Gross AK, Barchas DM, Thornton KC, Schell-Chaple HM, Gropper MA, Lipshutz AKM, University of California, San Francisco Critical Care Innovations Group. Interprofessional Care and Teamwork in the ICU. Crit Care Med. 2018 06; 46(6):980-990.
Donovan AL, Shimabukuro D. Current Anesthesiology Reports. Protocol-based management of early severe sepsis and septic shock. 2015; 5(4):408-17.
Anne L. Donovan, David Shimabukuro. Protocol-Based Management of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock. Current Anesthesiology Reports. 2015 Dec 1; 5(4):407-418.
Donovan AL, Gropper MA. Current Reviews in Clinical Anesthesia. Mechanical ventilation: What every anesthesia provider should know. 2015; 35(25):309-324.
Donovan AL, Haight M.. ICU Director. When the critically ill patient requires surgery: A review of perioperative considerations for the surgical patient with ALI/ARDS. 2012; 6(3):279-286.
Anne L. Donovan, Matthew Haight. When the Critically Ill Patient Requires Surgery: A Review of Perioperative Considerations for the Surgical Patient With ALI/ARDS. ICU Director. 2012 Nov 1; 3(6):279-286.
Donovan AL, Flexman AM, Gelb AW. Blood pressure management in stroke. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012 Oct; 25(5):516-22.
Flexman AM, Donovan AL, Gelb AW. Anesthetic management of patients with acute stroke. Anesthesiol Clin. 2012 Jun; 30(2):175-90.
Donovan AL, Gropper MA. Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future-Niels Bohr. Crit Care Med. 2011 Aug; 39(8):2005-7.
Stellwagen E, Renze A, Stellwagen NC. Capillary electrophoresis is a sensitive monitor of the hairpin-random coil transition in DNA oligomers. Anal Biochem. 2007 Jun 01; 365(1):103-10.
Honors and Awards: 
Ronald D. Miller Award for Resident Mentorship, UCSF Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, 2016
Academy of Medical Educators Excellence in Teaching Award, University of California San Francisco, 2015