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, FACS
Clinical Professor
Chief of Clinical Cardiology
Director of Cardiology Fellowship 
Department of Cardiology
University of California, San Diego

Thomas Burch, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesia
Associate in Cardiac Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

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 M. Madani, MD
Professor of Surgery
Clinical Chief, Division of Cardiovascular
and Thoracic Surgery
Co-Director, UC San Diego Sulpizio
Cardiovascular Center
University of California, San Diego

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

Annette Mizuguchi, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital 
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

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

Victor Gert D. Pretorius, MD, MBchB
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Surgery 
UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
University of California, San Diego

Visiting Faculty

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

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

Stanton K. Shernan, MD, FAHA, FASE
Director of Cardiac Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Douglas Shook, MD, FASE
Assistant Professor
Program Director, Cardiothoracic
Anesthesiology Fellowship
Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative 
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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