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Drs. Eric Brumberger and Zachary Turnbull, assistant professors of anesthesiology, have been appointed associate members of the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA). Associate membership in the AUA is open to faculty who demonstrate excellence in scholarly research, leadership or educational activity. 

Dr. Brumberger is the anesthesiology residency program...

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The Epidemiology and Population Health Summer Institute at Columbia University  (EPIC) has awarded Dr. Robert White a scholarship to attend the course titled Introduction to Machine Learning for Epidemiologists.  

The course provides a general introduction to machine learning and its utility for epidemiologists. It will introduce algorithms and validation techniques used in various disciplines, and focus on applications of machine learning in the field of...

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An abstract submitted by Matthew Perlstein, a resident in the class of 2020, was awarded Best of Meeting Oral Abstract Presentation at the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) 40th Annual Meeting & Workshops held in Phoenix on April 28-May 2. 

Co-authors are Dr. Robert White, Gulce Askin, Dr. Robert Bowen and Dr. Lisa Rong. 

Dr. Perlstein presented the abstract, "Disparities of Socioeconomic Status and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Repair...

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Could your health insurance affect your medical care? A study by Dr. Hannah Xu, a resident in the class of 2019, and researchers from the Department of Anesthesiology’s Center for Perioperative Outcomes (CPO), found that among patients undergoing total hip replacement (THR), insurance status can impact healthcare outcomes and serve as a predictor for increased postoperative risks.   

In the...

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Residents from New York and New Jersey gathered on October 11 for the New York Academy of Medicine’s (NYAM) Anesthesiology Residents’ Night. Twenty-two participants presented their research to a panel of judges.

Weill Cornell Medicine's Dr. Robert White, a resident in the class of 2018, won first place for his oral presentation “Readmission rates and diagnoses following total hip replacement in relationship to insurance payer status, race, and...

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An abstract submitted by Dr. Timothy M. Connolly, a resident in the class of 2018, was awarded Best of Meeting Oral Abstract at the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists (SCA) 39th Annual Meeting & Workshops in Orlando, Florida. Co-authors are Robert White, Abdullah Rasheed, Licia Gaber-Baylis, Gregory P. Giambrone and Zachary A. Turnbull. 

Dr. Connolly presented the abstract, "Taking 'liberty or death' to heart: The disparities of socioeconomic status and coronary...

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Dr. Robert White, resident in anesthesiology and a Van Poznak Research Scholar, and Christian (Ian) P. Tope, a project manager in the Center for Perioperative Outcomes,  are the recipients  of an NIH-funded fellowship to support their work on big data in healthcare.

The Big Data to Knowledge Fellowship (BD2K) provides fellows with the opportunity to attend a weeklong...

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Dr. Zachary Turnbull
, instructor in anesthesiology, has been named Director of Performance Improvement for the Center for Perioperative Outcomes, a division of the Department of Anesthesiology. 

Working with key stakeholders, Dr. Turnbull will lead efforts to collect and analyze performance metrics across the department, and...

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Dr. Zachary Turnbull, instructor in Anesthesiology, and Gregory Giambrone, director of operations for the Center for Perioperative Outcomes, are the recipients of an NIH-funded fellowship to support their work on big data in healthcare. 

The Big Data to Knowledge Fellowship gives Turnbull and Giambrone the opportunity to attend a weeklong research...

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Dr. Peter M. Fleischut, associate professor of Anesthesiology, is featured as the cover story in the current issue of HealthManagement.org. The journal article, titled “Big Data and the Future of the Care Continuum,” profiles Dr. Fleischut’s efforts to utilize big data and technology to drive innovation.  

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