Anesthesiology at MCG

Anesthesiology at MCG Training future physician anesthesiologists in our residency and fellowship programs. Offices are on the 2nd floor of the hospital (BI-2144), adult preop is BI-2403, and Pain Clinic is on the 1st floor, BA-1332.

In the teaching hospital tradition, our physician anesthesiologists are clinicians, educators, and researchers. We offer a residency program as well as pain medicine and critical care fellowships.

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Augusta 9/11 remembrance ceremony to be held virtually
09/11/2020
Augusta 9/11 remembrance ceremony to be held virtually

Augusta 9/11 remembrance ceremony to be held virtually

The annual 9/11 remembrance ceremony put on by the Augusta Fire/EMA department will be held virtually this year because of COVID-19 concerns.The virtual

Anesthesia & Analgesia
09/09/2020

Anesthesia & Analgesia

Dr. Emery Andrew Rovenstine was a former star athlete. His pace was faster and approach bolder than many of his mentors and peers. His enthusiasm for anesthesiology was astounding and his contributions extraordinary. The special article tells his story. #anesthesia-history-association #history #rovenstine #anesthesiologist #research #anesthesiaresearch #anesthesiology #researchpaper #anesthesiologyresearch #anesthesiologists https://journals.lww.com/anesthesia-analgesia/pages/articleviewer.aspx?year=9000&issue=00000&article=95472&type=Abstract

Residency training back in the day, in the words of the late, great Dr Margaret B DeVore.
09/07/2020

Residency training back in the day, in the words of the late, great Dr Margaret B DeVore.

When Dr. Margaret DeVore was considering residency training in anesthesiology, she had just had her second set of twins, for a total of five children.

“We found both honeybee venom and melittin significantly, selectively and rapidly reduced the viability of triple-negati...
09/03/2020
Venom From Honeybee Kills Breast Cancer Cells

“We found both honeybee venom and melittin significantly, selectively and rapidly reduced the viability of triple-negative breast cancer and HER2-enriched breast cancer cells."

A new body of work by scientists at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research and The University of Western Australia demonstrates that honeybee venom induces cancer cell death in triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) and HER-2 enriched breast cancer cells.

September's Artist of the Month is Dawn Shinault with "Dear Doctor"
08/31/2020

September's Artist of the Month is Dawn Shinault with "Dear Doctor"

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF)
08/31/2020

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF)

During the COVID-19 pandemic, health care workers should attempt to reduce their risk of exposure as much as possible. In this #APSFNewsletter online article, Rene’ M Gonzalez MD discusses an innovative use of the surgical smoke evacuator during intubation and extubation to reduce potential aerosol exposure.

Have you come up with creative solutions to address healthcare worker safety during the COVID pandemic?

Leave a comment below!
#anesthesia #anesthesiology #anesthesiologist #anesthesiaassistant #crna #surgery #COVID19 #coronavirus #PPE #patientsafety #FOAMed

https://www.apsf.org/article/surgical-smoke-evacuators-as-a-method-for-reducing-risk-to-personnel-of-covid-19-during-endotracheal-intubation-and-extubation/ ~

Things to do in Augusta
08/26/2020
Five awesome activities to do in Augusta during a pandemic

Things to do in Augusta

It seems as if we are in an alternate universe from the one we knew in January. Unfortunately, in this universe, token Augusta events such as Arts in the Heart and the Westobou Festival have been canceled. So what does Augusta have to offer its citizens and possible visitors during such times? Here....

We said goodbye to Drs Eldhose Abrahams and Aimee Pak today. Till we meet again!
08/21/2020

We said goodbye to Drs Eldhose Abrahams and Aimee Pak today. Till we meet again!

The FCCS workshop is virtual this year, and going on right now
08/21/2020

The FCCS workshop is virtual this year, and going on right now

Happy Friday!
08/21/2020

Happy Friday!

TBT to 2 months and 1 day ago
08/20/2020

TBT to 2 months and 1 day ago

Military Health
08/12/2020

Military Health

We're looking forward to hearing from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)'s Dr. Anthony Fauci about #COVID19Pandemic insights this Thursday during virtual Grand Rounds. You can follow along live on Walter Reed National Military Medical Center's Facebook and National Institutes of Health (NIH)'s Facebook at 1 p.m. on Aug 13.

Please join us in welcoming Drs Caryl Bailey and Igor Kislinger to Anesthesiology at MCG! Augusta University Health
08/11/2020

Please join us in welcoming Drs Caryl Bailey and Igor Kislinger to Anesthesiology at MCG! Augusta University Health

Our August Artist of the Month is CA2 resident, Dr Mayank Mehrotra
08/05/2020

Our August Artist of the Month is CA2 resident, Dr Mayank Mehrotra

08/03/2020
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Masking and dose of virus

Masks can't stop every viral particle from getting in your face, but what they CAN do might be even more important.

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Congratulations to Dr Efrain Riveros Perez who was recently named Associate Program Director of our anesthesia residency...
07/30/2020

Congratulations to Dr Efrain Riveros Perez who was recently named Associate Program Director of our anesthesia residency!

Welcome back, Dr Akbar Herekar! He left a chief resident, and returns an assistant professor. Medical College of Georgia...
07/24/2020

Welcome back, Dr Akbar Herekar! He left a chief resident, and returns an assistant professor. Medical College of Georgia Augusta University Health

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)
07/23/2020

International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)

For the first time since 1979, IASP is introducing a revised definition of #pain. View the definition and accompanying notes in #PAINJournal. #FreeAccess https://bit.ly/2ZALWDm

07/22/2020
C. Ronald Stephen, M.D. Essay Contest – Anesthesia History Association

The Anesthesia History Association is calling for essays (2500 words). Open to medical students, residency/fellowship trainees. Can be on any topic related to the history of anesthesiology, pain medicine, or critical care.

Deadline is Nov 30. Winner receives $1000 and the chance to present at the Apr 2022 AHA meeting in Denver. https://www.ahahq.com/c-ronald-stephen-m-d-essay-contest

C. Ronald Stephen, M.D. Essay Contest The Anesthesia History Association announces the C. Ronald Stephen, M.D. Anesthesia History Essay Contest with the Raymond C. Roy, M.D. and Cornelia G. Roy Prize Professor Stephen was one of the great pioneers of anesthesia history. This contest honors his achie...

Congratulations to Dr Paramvir Singh, one of our pain docs, for earning his MBA!
07/22/2020

Congratulations to Dr Paramvir Singh, one of our pain docs, for earning his MBA!

Dr Ornella Oluwole, a Medical College of Georgia graduate, received the ZW Gramling Memorial Scholarship.
07/20/2020

Dr Ornella Oluwole, a Medical College of Georgia graduate, received the ZW Gramling Memorial Scholarship.

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In the teaching hospital tradition, our physician anesthesiologists are clinicians, educators, and researchers. We offer a fully accredited residency program as well as pain medicine, pediatric anesthesia, and critical care fellowships at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.


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