Six Win DACCPM Research Awards
The Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine held its Clinical Research Day awards ceremony on June 5, 2009, in the Davison lecture hall.
Department chief Dr. Jeanine Wiener-Kronish presented awards to six residents, fellows, and staff.
"We're very proud of all the winners," Dr. Wiener-Kronish said.
Ten percent of all posters submitted to the Mass General research awards were from the department, she said.
The award winners included:
- Staff award, 1st place: Jesse Ehrenfeld, for "Normothermia is associated with an elevated risk of surgical site infection in an unselected patient population"
- Resident/fellow award, 1st place: Fangping Bao, for "Nasal route provides more effective ventilation than oral route"
- Resident/fellow award, 2nd place: Jonathan Bloom, for "Handovers in the PACU: A critical appraisal"
- Resident/fellow award, 2nd place: Jose Del Rio, for "Does structured monitoring of delirium shorten the time to start of delirium treatment?"
- Resident/fellow award, 2nd place: Lorenzo Berra, for "Is CPAP first line pre-hospital treatment of presumed severe acute pulmonary edema?"
- Student award, 1st place: Veronica Weiner, for "
Intracranial neural recordings in deep structures of the human brain during general anesthesia: Implications for improved anesthetic monitoring"
Winners who attended the department ceremony gave a short presentation on his or her research.
After the presentations, Dr. Yandong Jiang, who organized the department awards and chaired the awards committee, discussed the review process and thanked the committee, Dr. Wiener-Kronish and Christine Kennedy, who organized the event.
All winners received cash awards from the department.
Pictured (L to R): Lorenzo Berra, Fangping Bao, Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, Veronica Wiener, Jonathan Bloom, Yandong Jiang
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