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We're making history! Canada’s first pain medicine residency program is launched

Monday, July 28, 2014

Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry has launched Canada’s first Pain Medicine Residency program. The clinic is located at St Joseph’s Health Care in London and will train doctors how to relieve pain without relying on addiction-forming narcotics. … (Read More)

New Research from Our Faculty (Drs. Vishal Uppal, Rakesh Sondekoppam and Su Ganapathy)

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Effect of beam steering on the visibility of echogenic and non-echogenic needles: a laboratory study. Can J Anesth. 2014 Jul 23 [Epub ahead of print]. … (Read More)

Dr. Richard Cherry appointed as Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development

Monday, July 7, 2014

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Cherry, who has been appointed as Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University effective from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2019 … (Read More)

Get to know your Resources and Support Staff

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Do you have a question about research ethics or copyright? Need some guidance regarding residency or clerkship? Looking for a literature search? Could your project use a bit of graphic design? Get to know the Dept Resources and Support Staff because they can help you! … (Follow Link)

New study: Ultrasound-guided greater palatine nerve block: a case series of anatomical descriptions and clinical evaluations

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

New article from our faculty, Dr. Sondekoppam and Dr. Ganapathy. The goal of the study is to investigate the feasibility of using ultrasound to locate and characterize the greater palatine foramen (GPF) … (Read More)

Obstetric Anesthesia fellow, Dr. Ramesh Vedagiri Sai wins best OB paper at CAS

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Dr. Ramesh Vedagiri Sai, Obstetric Anesthesia fellow, and co-authors Dr. Indu Singh, Dr. Philip Jones, and Dr. Kamal Kumar win best OB paper at CAS for SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF TRANEXAMIC ACID FOR BLEEDING IN CESAREAN SECTION (39201) … (Read More)

Departmental Research Assistant Support

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

In an effort to encourage and facilitate research endeavours in the Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, the Department has recently established a new Research Assistant (RA) position as a resource for clinical research study support. … (Read More)

Congratulations to Dr Arif Al-Areibi, 2014's John Bradley Young Educator Award Recipient

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Presented by the Canadian Anesthesiogists' Society at this year's 2014 Annual Meeting, The John Bradley Young Educator Award recognizes excellence and effectiveness in education in anesthesia. … (Read More)

New study: Sedation, analgesia, and anaesthesia variability in laboratory-based cardiac procedures: an international survey

Thursday, June 12, 2014

New study from our faculty, Dr. Daniel Bainbridge and Dr. Ronit Lavi. The purpose of the study is to describe the use of sedation during non-surgical cardiac procedures. Read More … (Read More)

McMaster-Western Resident Research Day 2014: Winners, thanks and highlights

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The Annual McMaster-Western Resident Research Day was a huge success. Congratulations to Western's Amanda Jasudavisius (PGY3) for placing 3rd with, "A Systematic Review of TTE and TEE in Non-Cardiac Surgery" … (Read More)