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Transformation Through Scholarship

Spring 2017

This edition highlights UPENN and CHOP Faculty Scholarship for January 1 - March 31, 2017


Research Highlights


Photo of Seema Bhatnagar, PhDSeema Bhatnaga, PhD, Associate Professor,at CHOP, is trying to understand why some individuals are more vulnerable to the adverse effects of chronic stress than others.

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Education Highlights


photo of Maurizio Cereda, MDMaurizio Cereda, MD, Assistant Professor, and Fellowship Director for the Penn Anesthesia Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program, talks about the exciting new directions in the fellowship program.   

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Announcements and Awards

Faculty Recognition

Press Releases, Awards, Academic Leadership, Promotions, News   





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The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, including CHOP, have had over 100 publications posted on PubMed since January 1, 2017.

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Grants and Contracts

Image of NIH logoJanuary 1 - March 31, 2017 

New Proposals / amount: 55 / $17,731,013

New Awards / amount:  35 / $3,446,164

(UPENN and CHOP combined)    

Proposals and Awards


PENN Alums Supporting Faculty Scholarship

There are many opportunities to support faculty and resident scholarship in the Department to foster future leaders in our specialty.


Upcoming Events

  • 11th Annual Stephen J. Prevoznik Lecture on Leadership, by Patricia A. Kapur, MD, Feb 2, 2017, 6:30am 
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology (SPA/AAP) Annual Meeting, March 3-5, 2017, Austin, TX
  • 9th Annual Brett Gutsche Lecture on Obstetrical Anesthesia, by Steven J. Ralston, MD, April 6, 6:30 am
  • 64th Annual Association of University Anesthesiologists Meeting, May 4-5, 2017, DC
  • 30th Society for Critical CAre Medicine (SOCCA) Annual Meeting, May 5, 2017, DC 
  • International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS) 2017 Annual Meeting and International Science Symposium, May 6-9, 2017, DC
  • The Frank Murphy Lecture, June 15, 2017,  6:30 am