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Highlights from the PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology

The Department of Anesthesiology had a strong impact at this year's PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology (PGA), held December 7-11 in New York City. The five-day event is sponsored by the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA). 

More than two dozen faculty and residents took part in workshops, scientific panels, focus sessions, presentations and more. Among the highlights:

Racial Disparities in Rates of Maternal Mortality and Cesarean Delivery Persist, New Study Finds

CPO Research Data Specialist, Virginia Tangel

A new study by Virginia Tangel and researchers from the Center for Perioperative Outcomes (CPO) finds that race alone is a factor that predicts maternal mortality and cesarean delivery in most categories of insurance payer and socioeconomic status, with black women experiencing poorer outcomes than white women. 

In the study, published in the American Journal of...

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Dr. Alma Perez Perrino Awarded Fellowship

Dr. Alma Perez Perrino conducts research in the high-speed atomic force microscope

Dr. Alma Perez Perrino, a postdoctoral associate in the Scheuring lab, is the recipient of a one-year fellowship from the Ramon Areces Foundation for her study of the conformational changes of ChR protein by high-speed atomic force microscopy (HS-AFM) combined...

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Dept. of Anesthesiology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
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