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Faculty Present at the Salzburg Medical Seminars

Faculty from the Department of Anesthesiology participated in the Open Medical Institute’s 2018 Salzburg Medical Seminars, held in Austria from June 17 to 23. Department Chair Dr. Hugh Hemmings served as a course director.

The Open Medical Institute is a global initiative established by doctors from Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to bridge the knowledge gap between East and West and prevent brain drain from countries in transition. Twenty nine fellows attended this year's program, representing 27 countries.

Speakers and topics included:

Dr. Hugh C. Hemmings, Jr.
How General Anesthetics Work
Are Anesthetics Toxic to the Brain?
Publishing Workshop: How to Please the Editor
Fellows’ Case Presentations

Dr. Shanna Sykes Hill
Basic Cardiac Echocardiography
Ultrasound Workshop
Echocardiography for Emergencies
Transfusion and Factor Concentrates
Emergency Transfusion and Reversal of Anticoagulants

Dr. Kane O. Pryor
Applied Neurophysiology and Neuroprotection
Workshop: How to Present a Case
Postoperative Delirium
Fellows’ Case Presentations
Major Trials in Anesthesiology

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