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Grand Rounds

May 2022

Joint Anesthesia Conference

Grand Rounds Lecture Series

Mondays at 7:00 A.M

Location: A950 or Zoom 

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(Registration now required. Check your email for passcode or contact Parbatie Singh:


May 2, 2022

“Parasternal Blocks for Cardiac Surgery, A Review of Complications”

Vanessa Ng, MD
Graduate Staff Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology
NYP/Weill Cornell Medicine, New York NY

“Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity After Transversus Abdominus Plane Block in Parturient”

Justin Chung, MD
Graduate Staff Fellow
Department of Anesthesiology
NYP/Weill Cornell Medicine, New York NY


May 9, 2022

“Intraoperative Neuroprotection”

Luzius A. Steiner, MD, PhD
Medical Head Department of Acute Medicine
Professor and Chairman of Anesthesiology
University Hospital Basel
Basel, Switzerland


May 16, 2021


“The human brain after surgery – trauma-induced neuroinflammation and long-term cognitive changes”

Lars I Eriksson, MD, PhD, FRCA
Professor, Academic Chair
Director of Research & Development, Education and Innovation
Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care
Section for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital
Stockholm, Sweden


May 23, 2022


“Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems in the Perioperative Setting”

Maxime Cannesson, M.D., Ph.D.
Ronald L. Katz, M.D. Chair
Professor Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
Critical Care Anesthesiology
Dept. of Anesthesiology
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA


May 30, 2022

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Statement of Need: Advances in this field need to be presented to Weill Cornell faculty and other physicians on a regular basis as one means of promoting state-of-the-art health care for patients.

Target Audience: Weill-Cornell physicians in Anesthesiology, other interested physicians and health care providers, and students.

Course Objectives: Weill Cornell CME Activities are intended to lead to improved patient care and safety.  By the conclusion of this series, physicians should have a better understanding of recent developments in Anesthesiology which in turn should lead to improvements in clinical practice.

Weill Cornell Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Weill Cornell Medical College designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

It is the policy of Weill Cornell Medical College to adhere to ACCME Essential Areas, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support and content validation in order to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored programs.  All faculty participating in sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the audience any potential, apparent, or real conflict of interest related to their contribution to the activity, and any discussions of off-label or investigational uses of any commercial products or devices not yet approved in the United States. All disclosures will be made to attendees prior to each presentation.

WCMC is accessible for individuals with disabilities or special needs. Participants with special needs are requested to contact the Office of CME at 212.746.2631.


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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
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New York, NY 10065

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