Dr. Maria Bustillo, associate professor of clinical anesthesiology, has been elected as a member to the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA). She is also an associate professor of anesthesiology in clinical neurological surgery.
Dr. Bustillo is among a select group of individuals recognized by their peers to have made distinguished contributions to anesthesiology, teaching, or research. She joins other department faculty who hold membership in the association. They are Drs. Natalia Ivascu, Klaus Kjaer, Peter Fleischut, Peter Goldstein, Vinod Malhotra, Kane Pryor, John Savarese, Stephen Thomas, and Chair of Anesthesiology Dr. Hugh Hemmings.
The mission of the AUA is the advancement of the art and science of anesthesiology by the encouragement of its members to pursue original investigations in the clinic and in the laboratory, the development of the method of teaching anesthesia and the free and informal interchange of ideas.