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Awards and Accomplishments


February 2nd, 2015

Dr. Kimberly Howard-Quijano was awarded the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists’s very competitive junior faculty scientific grant. Her grant proposal titled, “The Role of Cardiospinal Reflexes in Modulation of Ventricular Arrhythmogenesis” was the highest scoring grant. Dr. Andrew...

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Awards and Accomplishments


This year the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting was held in New Orleans, LA from October 11th to 15th, 2014 with over 15,000 health care professionals attending the meeting. The UCLA Department of Anesthesiology...

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UCLA Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at the 2014 ASA Annual Meeting


The dedication of the new six-story, 100,000 square foot Edie and Lew Wasserman Building took place on October 28, 2014. It is the 3rd building in the Stein Eye Institute complex. Jules Stein was an ophthalmologist...

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The Wasserman Building has Opened

ASA 2014 Annual Meeting


September 22nd, 2014

The ASA 2014 annual meeting will be held October 11-15 in New Orleans. This five-day event attracts 15,000 attendees from around the world. There are more than 500 sessions, including special lectures, hands-on workshops, and panel...

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ASA 2014 Annual Meeting


Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT) is a program at UCLA that envisions providing holistic care to patients by integrating eastern healing therapies with...

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Urban Zen Integrative Therapy and Anesthesiology


Antonios Pantazis, PhD, has been awarded a prestigious Scientist Development Grant by the American Heart Association National Center Research Program. The title of the award is “The Molecular Basis of Beta Subunit Modulation of the Human...

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Dr. Antonios Pantazis is awarded highly-competitive Scientist Development Grant from the American Heart Association

WARC 2014


July 1st, 2014

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center hosted the 52nd Annual Western Anesthesia Residents' Conference (WARC) in Los Angeles, California on May 2-4, 2014. UCLA was well represented with 23 presentations (14 poster presentations and 9 oral presentations). Soban Umar, M.D.,...

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WARC 2014

An Announcement


June 17th, 2014

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Philip Levin as interim Medical Director at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica.  He will help us fill the very large shoes of Dr. James Atkinson, who is...

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An Announcement