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Sean K. Kennedy

Emeritus Associate Professor CE of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
Chief of Anesthesia, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Department: Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Contact information
Department of Anesthesia
Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
University & Woodland Avenues
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 823-5154
Education:
Diploma
Phillips Academy, Andover, MA, 1964.
AB
Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, 1968.
M.D.
Harvard University, 1973.
Post-Graduate Training
Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1973-1975.
Medical Intern, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA, 1973-1974.
Medical Resident, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA , 1974-1975.
Clinical Fellow in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1975-1977.
Anesthesia Resident, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1975-1978.
Intensive Care Fellow, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1976-1977.
Research Fellow in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 1977-1978.
Certifications
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1974.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1977.
Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology (Recertified, 2002), 1979.
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Selected Publications

Silber, JH, Kennedy SK, Even-Shoshan O, Chen W, Mosher RE, Showan AM, Longnecker DE: Anesthesiologist board certification and patient outcomes. Anesthesiology 96: 1044-1052, 2002.

Showan AM, Kennedy SK: Personnel Issues in Anesthesia Patient Safety. Problems in Anesthesia. Fleischer L (eds.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2001 Notes: in press.

Silber, JH, Kennedy SK, Even-Shoshan O, Chen W, Koziol LF, Showan AM, Longnecker DE: Anesthesiologist direction and patient outcomes. Anesthesiology 93: 152-163, 2000.

Showan AM, Kennedy SK: Management of the Operating Room. Seminars in Anesthesia – Perioperative Medicine and Pain. W. B. Saunders & Co, June 1999.

Gottschalk A, Smith DS, Jobes DR, Kennedy SK, Lally SE, Noble V, Grugan K, Seifert HA, Cheung A, Malkowicz SB, Gutsche BB, Wein AJ: Preemptive epidural analgesia and recovery from radical prostatectomy - a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 279: 1076-1082, 1998.

Longnecker DE, Kennedy SK, Even-Shosham O, Koziol L, Showan AM, Silber J: Do anesthetists need medical direction by anesthesiologists? Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists 1998.

Kennedy SK: Pharmacology of Intravenous Hypnotics. Principles and Practice of Anesthesiology. 2nd ed. Longnecker DE, Tinker JH, Morgan GE (eds.). St. Louis: Mosby, 1997.

Kennedy SK, Longnecker DE: History and Principles of Anesthesiology. The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 9th ed. Goodman LS, Gilman A (eds.). New York: Macmillan Publishers, 1996.

Kennedy SK: Non-opioid Intravenous Anesthetics. Dripps Introduction to Anesthesia. 9th ed. Longnecker DE (eds.). Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1996.

Kennedy SK: Pharmacologic Principles of Anesthetics. Dripps Introduction to Anesthesia. 9th ed. Longnecker DE (eds.). Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1996.

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