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8th Annual Academic Evening
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

2015 Academic Evening Highlights

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Dinner Meeting & Poster Presentations

The Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine will be holding the eighth annual Academic Evening on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015. This invitation-only event is intended to showcase departmental resident, fellow, CRNA, and junior faculty academic productivity (clinical and basic science research, case reports and education initiatives). Senior faculty members are invited to submit an abstract if they do not have junior associates in their research group.

Invited Speaker:

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James C. Eisenach, MD
F.M. James, III Professor of Anesthesiology and Physiology & Pharmacology
Wake Forest University
Editor-In-Chief, Anesthesiology

Dr. Eisenach, the overall director of the Pain Mechanisms Laboratory, has a long history of scientific review and administration and of NIH funded research. He is the recipient of over $16 million in NIH support and $2 million in industry support since coming to Wake Forest School of Medicine in 1985, and is currently PI on two RO1 grants, one of which received MERIT status in 2011. He was the PI for the pivotal multi-center trial leading to FDA approval of epidural clonidine for intractable neuropathic pain associated with cancer. Dr. Eisenach holds 5 INDs from the FDA for novel analgesic drugs and one patent for a novel treatment for pain in women. He is a past member and chairman of the Anesthetic and Life Support Drugs Advisory Committee at the FDA. In addition to serving on several review committees for the NIH, VA, and national anesthesiology societies, he has been the Vice-Chairman for Research in the Department of Anesthesiology since 1998. Dr. Eisenach has trained 52 post-doctoral and undergraduate fellows and students since 1985. He has organized two major pain symposia at IASP international meetings. He is the current Editor-in-Chief of Anesthesiology.


Date   4:30 - 9:00 pm, Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Location:   The University of Washington Club (Faculty Club)
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Posters will be judged in the following categories:

  • Basic Science
  • Translational Science
  • Clinical Research
  • Outcome Research
  • Case Report
  • Quality Improvement Initiatives
  • Educational Initiatives
  • Systematic Reviews

Senior research faculty should have abstracts presented by junior associates in their research group (i.e., research scientists, residents, fellows, CRNAs, or junior faculty) unless they do not have junior associates.


Judy Su Endowed Research Training Award in Anesthesiology
The Judy Su Award is given to the entry designated as the best overall presentation by a junior Faculty, Fellow, or Resident. This award, named for a distinguished researcher and member of our faculty for over 30 years, is accompanied by a cash prize.
Other Awards
A number of other awards will be presented for merit overall, in each category, and special recognition.


Questions? Contact...

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Lisa Flint
Research Coordinator

UW Medical Center, Box 356540
phone: 206-543-7817
fax: 206-543-2958

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Karen B. Domino, MD, MPH
Professor & Vice-Chair for Clinical Research
Director of Faculty Fellowships
Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Neurological Surgery

UWMC, Box 356540
phone: 206 616-2627
fax: 206-543-2958