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Department of Anesthesiology News

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Recent News

Dr. Jane Stewart Appointed Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

With increasing efforts School-wide to recruit diverse faculty, students, and staff, the Department of Anesthesiology has also joined these efforts and placed greater emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion. Not only is diversity a social concern and important for equalization, education and practice in diverse environments is a matter of health and wellbeing to ultimately eliminate health disparities within healthcare. For these reasons, we are excited to announce the appointment of Jane Stewart, MD to the position of Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Education in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Read More >

Empathy Turns Anesthesiology Into Passion for December Graduate

Possessing a strong sense of empathy – as well as being an academic standout – pushed Fabienne Haas to the top of her Anesthesiologist Assistant program. Learn what drew her to anesthesiology, as well as how her journey took her from a small German village to the Colorado Front Range. Read More >

Dwayne Johnson surprises Children's Hospital Colorado with custom Xbox Series X consoles

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is surprising kids at Children's Hospital Colorado with custom Xbox Series X consoles, in partnership with Xbox and Gamers Outreach. The Aurora hospital is one of 20 children's hospitals across the country that will receive the very first batch of the brand new game console. Read More >

Regeneron antibody cocktail used in clinical trials to fight COVID-19 at UCHealth


They found evidence that there was some potential benefit for people with COVID-19 illness. Read More >

2020 Anesthesiology ASA Annual Conference Department Presenters

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View information about the presenters during the Oct. 2-5 conference. Read More >

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital again named No. 1 hospital in the state

For the ninth year in a row, U.S. News and World Report ranks UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), located on the Anschutz Medical Campus, No. 1 on its list of the state’s best hospitals. Read More >

Boulder woman survives COVID-19 thanks to artificial lung treatments called ECMO

Barbara Gould made it home this week after 65 days on a ventilator, more than three months in four hospitals and after 15 days on ECMO treatments that saved her life. Our Dr. Breandan Sullivan was one of Gould's doctors. Read More >

“It’s not like the flu. It’s far more deadly.”

Our Dr. Tim Tran is interviewed in this COVID-19 story. Read More >