Anesthesiology residents win eight awards at Midwest conference

May 01, 2014 College News - Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology residents won five first-place awards for their PowerPoint presentations at the 2014 Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC) held April 4-6 in Chicago.

The annual conference provides an opportunity for residents, fellows, medical students and faculty from Midwest academic institutions to present clinical and basic science research related to anesthesiology.

MCW’s Department of Anesthesiology team of presenters was coordinated by Rose Campise Luther, MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Christina Diaz, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics. The department was represented by 27 residents and three medical students.

Anesthesiology residents who won first place awards include (names are followed by the category in which they won their award, the title of their presentation and their faculty mentors):
 

  • Jakob Guenther, MD
    General
    IN FLIGHT EMERGENCY…EMERGENCIES….MORE EMERGENCIES…OH COME ON!!!
    (Faculty mentor:  Rose Campise Luther MD, FAAP, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology)
     
  • Micah Long, MD
    General
    DEXTROMETHORPHAN ABUSE AND ITS POTENTIAL ANESTHESTIC IMPLICATIONS
    (Faculty mentor: Kelly Linn, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology)
     
  • Melinda McFarland-Kennedy, MD
    CVT
    AORTIC ARCH REPAIR IN THE SETTING OF CHRONIC AORTIC DISSECTION
    (Faculty mentor: Paul Pagel, MD, PhD, Professor of Anesthesiology and Biomedical Engineering)
     
  • Joseph Poblocki, MD
    Quality
    COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWN: RADICAL NEPHRECTOMY WITH IVC THROMBECTOMY
    (Faculty mentor: Ann-Marie Manley, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology)
     
  • Joe Strosin, MD
    General
    NEAR-INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY (NIRS) MONITORING AS A GUIDE FOR INTRAOPERATIVE FLUID RESUSCITATION FOLLOWING MASSIVE HEMORRHAGE
    (Faculty mentor: Fahimuddin Kazi, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology)
     

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) awarded three prizes for basic science presentations:  It was a clean sweep by Medical College of Wisconsin, all three prizes went to our medical students:
 

1st Prize:        

   Eric Simon
   Basic

   THROMBOSPONDIN-4, A GLYCOPROTEIN OVEREXPRESSED AFTERINJURY, DISRUPTS CA2+ HOMEOSTASIS IN SENSORY NEURONS
   (Faculty mentor: Quinn Hogan, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology)

 

2nd Prize:

Stephen Shumpert
Basic
A NOVEL MECHANISM FOR CARDIOPROTECTION BY INTRALIPID™
(Faculty mentor: Matthias Riess, MD, PhD., Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Physiology)

 

3rd Prize:

Andrew Wuenstel
Basic
RESISTANCE OF GUINEA PIG CARDIAC CYTOCHROME COXIDASE (COMPLEX IV) TO EXTENDED ISCHEMIC TIME DURING GLOBAL ISCHEMIA AND REPERFUSION
(Faculty mentor: David Stowe, MD, PhD.,  Professor of Anesthesiology and Physiology)
 

More details are available on http://www.mcw.edu/anesthesiology/news/Another-great-year-for-MCW-at-.htm

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