November 18, 2022
Ruma Bose, MD received a grant from the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research for her project, “Developing proficiency in rescue echo guided crisis management using a modular competency-based curriculum for advanced learners in anesthesia.” These 2-year $100,000 grants advance the knowledge of anesthesiologists in techniques of anesthesiology education.
This study found virtual reality (VR) immersion during hand surgery reduced sedative doses and post-anesthesia care unit length of stay without reducing patient satisfaction. These first of their kind findings are an important step in efforts to decrease anesthetic use since over-sedation can cause clinical complications and poor outcomes for some patients.
Our Anesthesia Residency Program, led by Dr. Sara Neves, recently launched a new video brochure to get the word out about our program with some creative flair.
Riccardo Pinciroli, MD, Director of Transplant Anesthesia, reacted to recent news that New England Donor Services selected BIDMC as a Donor Special Care Center in Massachusetts. “This upgrades our growing transplant program and positions us to create a valuable partnership with the organ procurement organization to better serve donors and families and enhance research and education activities in this field.”