Department of Anesthesiology Updates

February 5, 2020


Drs. Nadia Hernandez and Johanna de Haan contributed to the February 2020 issue of ASRA News. The article, “How I Do It: Objective Structured Clinical Examination for Training in Regional Anesthesia”, provides valuable insights and candid discussion for those interested in the OSCE as a complement to their regional anesthesia training.

Department faculty Drs. Johanna de Haan, Linden Lee, Michelle Ge, Nadia Hernandez, and anesthesiology resident, Dr. Olga Chrisman published a case report in the November 2019 issue of Cureus. “T4 Erector Spinae Plane Block Relieves Postdural Puncture Headache: A Case Report”, discusses the complications of neuraxial anesthesia and current treatment options available for PDPH relief.


Dr. de Haan was also a co-author in “Transversus Thoracic Plane Block: How I Do It”, published in the November 2019 issue of ASRA News. This article delves into effective alternative analgesic treatment options for surgical chest pain to reduce reliance on opioids.

Drs. Srikanth Sridhar and Christopher Stephens were inducted into the McGovern Medical School Academy of Master Educators (AME) in a banquet on November 25, 2019. AME recognizes exceptional educators focused on innovation and academic scholarship who have made valuable contributions to medical education at McGovern Medical School.