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News in 2013

FAER: Dr. Zeev Kain's New Appointment

October 10, 2013

The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care is honored to announce the appointment of Dr. Zeev Kain for one three-year term to the board of directors of the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER).

Maura Hofstadter, PhD Receives Excellence in Leadership Award

July 16, 2013

Maura Hofstadter, PhD, Associate Chair and Chief Administrative Officer for the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care of the University of California, Irvine, received the 2013 Excellence in Leadership Award, a UC Irvine top staff honor. She shares this prestigious award with Scott Rutherford, Director of Marketing and Communication UCI Extension, and Benedicte Shipley, Assistant Dean of Biological Sciences.

Forum Focus - Perioperative Surgical Home Model

July 8, 2013 - In the Press

As hospitals and health systems look for ways to improve quality and safety while reducing costs, one new model of care, led by anesthesiologists, is doing just that. Modeled after the patient-centered medical home (PCMH), the perioperative surgical home (PSH) model coordinates a continuum of care for patients during the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative periods.

Dr. Shalini Shah featured in OC Metro’s Forty Under Forty

May 31, 2013 - In the Press

Dr. Shalini Shah was listed on the annual list of OC’s most impressive young entrepreneurs, executives and professionals. Shah’s extensive training to become the only specialist in Southern California with her unique credential to treat chronic pain in children began at New York’s Cornell University, where she completed her residency and was awarded a prestigious grant from the American Society of Anesthesiology.

UC Health Innovation Fellowships to Improve Clinical Care

February 7, 2013 - In the Press

Maxime Cannesson, MD and Shermeen Vakharia, MD have received fellowships from the University of California’s Center for Health Quality and Innovation to support projects designed to improve the quality and value of care delivered by UC Health.