Fall 2014 IRF Competition - Call for Applications

Monday, September 15, 2014

Consultants, Fellows, and Residents, The Departmental Research Committee invites you to submit proposals to the Fall 2014 Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine Internal Research Fund competition. The deadline for applications is Monday, October 20, 2014 at 12:00 hrs. … (Follow Link)

Anesthesia Faculty and Residents at Critical Care Ultrasound Western | Aug 21-22, 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

Drs. Ahmed Hegazy, Jeff Granton, Jonathan Borger, Nathan Ludwig, Sean Lougheed and more anesthesia faculty participate in CCUS 2014: "The Biggest, best ultrasound course of its kind in Canada" Browse through the photos and read the summary … (Follow Link)

New High-Risk Patient Care Text sees major contributions from Dept faculty

Monday, September 8, 2014

Edited by faculty, Dr. Ian McConachie, this is the 3rd edition of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care of the High-Risk Patient. United Kingdom:Cambridge University Press; 2014. … (Read More)

2015 Annual Anesthesia Meetings: Dates and abstract submission deadlines for IARS, ESA, CAS, and ASA

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Please note that the upcoming IARS meeting in Honalulu, Hawaii, is an abstract submission deadline that is earlier than in the past years, with abstracts due before October 24, 2014 … (Read More)

In the Literature: New Research from Our Faculty, Dr. Arellano & Dr. Ralley

Thursday, August 28, 2014

New study: Off-label use of recombinant activated factor VII in surgical and non-surgical patients at 16 Canadian hospitals from 2007 to 2010 (Canadian Registry Report) … (Read More)

Join us tomorrow morning for Grand Rounds! Perioperative Hemodynamic Optimization

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Lecture: "Perioperative Hemodynamic Optimization" Dr. Jamal Alhashemi, MBBS, MSc, FRCPC, FCCP, FCCM Faculty Candidate Seminar Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 - 07:30 AM Location: UH Auditorium B (3rd Floor) … (Read More)

Media & IT Update from Brie

Thursday, August 21, 2014

City-wide: Department Website and Annual Report; UH Specific: Projector and A2-101. This department is a dynamic place, and as such there are many changes and updates on the horizon for the Department’s media, marketing and IT. … (Read More)

In the Literature: New Research from Faculty, Dr. Jason Chui

Friday, August 15, 2014

Cerebrovascular reactivity to carbon dioxide under anesthesia: a qualitative systematic review. J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2014 Aug 7. [Epub ahead of print] … (Read More)

In the Literature: New Research from Our Faculty, Dr. Bainbridge, Dr. Jones, and Dr. Iglesias

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Transventricular crushing and extrication of embolized transcatheter aortic valve prosthesis. Can J Cardiol. [Epub ahead of print]...Valve embolization after transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) occurs in up to 1% of cases and is often related to inadequate aortic annular visualization... … (Read More)

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)