Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care: School of Medicine: University of California, Irvine

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Navid Alem, MD

Associate Clinical Professor

Dr. Navid Alem research interest is the enhancement of perioperative resident education to help prepare anesthesia leaders of the future. Dr. Alem is the pioneer of an innovative and comprehensive resident curriculum designed to further align current educational paradigms with evolving population needs. Holistic surgical care coordination, team-based care, costs of care, health information technology, cultural competence and quality improvement are integral components of his research endeavors.

Additional areas of interests include optimal perioperative opioid management and safe prescribing as a means to leverage the opioid epidemic, preemptive analgesia techniques and synchronous/non-disruptive resident education.