Anne Donovan, MD

Associate Clinical Professor
Associate Program Director, Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program
Publications: 
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