Course Director

Dalia Banks, MD, FASE
Clinical Professor
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship Director
Division Chief of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology 
Clinical Director for Sulpizio CVC and PTU
University of California, San Diego

Course Co-Director

Timothy Maus, MD, FASE
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Director of Perioperative Echocardiography
University of California, San Diego

UC San Diego Faculty

Daniel Blanchard, MD
Clinical Professor
Chief of Clinical Cardiology
Director of Cardiology Fellowship 
Department of Cardiology
University of California, San Diego

Thomas Burch, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of California, San Diego

Brett Cronin, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor 
Department of Anesthesiology
University of California, San Diego

Byron Fergerson, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of California, San Diego

Swapnil Khoche, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Anesthesiology 
University of California, San Diego

Michael Madani, MD, FACS
Division Chief, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Director, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center - Surgery
Professor of Surgery
University of California, San Diego

Gerard Manecke, MD
Clinical Professor
Chair, Department of Anesthesiology
University of California, San Diego

Annette Mizuguchi, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of California, San Diego

Liem Nguyen, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Director, Cardiac Education
Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
University of California, San Diego

Victor Pretorius MBCHB, FRCSC
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director of the Heart Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
University of California, San Diego

Visiting Faculty

G. Burkhard Mackensen, MD, PhD, FASE
Professor & Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
UW Medicine Research & Education Endowed Professor in Anesthesiology
Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

Kimberly Howard-Quijano, MD
Co-Chief of Anesthesiology
Professor of Anesthesiology
Department of Anesthesiology
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Stanton K. Shernan, MD, FAHA, FASE
Professor and Executive Vice Chair
Chief: Division of Cardiac Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Immediate Past President: National Board of Echocardiography
Secretary / Treasurer: Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Douglas Shook, MD, FASE
Director, Cardiac Interventional Anesthesia
Director, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia Fellowship
Assistant Professor of Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital 
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

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Upcoming Anesthesiology
Department Meetings

UC San Diego Anesthesiology Update 2017

January 4-7, 2017


The UC San Diego Anesthesiology Update 2017 is an exciting and refreshing occasion and has been designed to provide an in-depth, state-of-the-art review and update of the current practice of anesthesia, and participants will be able to enhance their knowledge and management of anesthesia patient care. The program has a long history of providing excellent up-to-date lectures and workshops for the anesthesia practitioner, and we will continue on in that tradition.

All of our speakers are experts in their respective fields, and accomplished lecturers. The workshops will continue to be provided at no extra charge.

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