Stony Brook Anesthesiology Responds to the Coronavirus Crisis!
Volunteers Needed to Donate Blood Plasma to Help Those with Severe Coronavirus
As part of a research study to determine if blood plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 can help treat hospitalized patients with active COVID-19 infection, Dr. Elliott Bennett-Guerrero and his colleagues are collecting the convalescent serum (blood plasma) to use in an experimental treatment strategy in those battling the disease. [Read more] [Blood plasma donation application website]

Engineering a New Ventilator
Dr. Christopher Page and colleagues from the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Renaissance School of Medicine and School of Health Technology and Management designed, built, tested and refined a new ventilator over the course of 10 days in response to the COVID-19 crisis. [Read more]

Stony Brook Anesthesiology Video
This is an exciting time for anesthesia as well as the Department of Anesthesiology at Stony Brook University. Anesthesia as a specialty continues to expand beyond the confines of the operating room. [full message]
Tong Joo (TJ) Gan, MD, MHS, FRCA, MBA, Chairman.

Healthgrades report
Stony Brook University Hospital has been named one of “America’s 100 Best Hospitals™” for 2019, according to a national report by Healthgrades – the first organization in the country to rate hospitals based on actual clinical outcomes. [Read more]

Recent News

- Dr. Srinivas Pentyala was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors.

- Dr. Martin Kaczocha and his colleagues were awarded a 5-year, $4.2 million grant from the National Cancer Institute for their project "Development of the Next Generation of FABP5 Inhibitors to Treat Prostate Cancer".

- Dr. Michelino Puopolo received a $360,000 grant from NY State for his proposal "Targeting CaV3.2 calcium channel to treat chronic neuropathic pain following Spinal Cord Injury".

- Dr. Jun Lin's research group published their findings about anesthetics and cancer in Nature Communications.

- Dr. Sergio D. Bergese received the 2019 ASA/SEA Distinguished Educator in Anesthesiology Award.

- Dr. Vahe Tateosian was awarded Fellow status in the American Academy of Pediatrics.

- Dr. Christopher Page and the Pain Committee were recognized for Excellence in Patient Safety.

- CA-2 Resident Dr. Duran Mitchell was elected as the Alternate Resident Delegate to the American Medical Association (AMA) Resident and Fellow Section (RFS) within the ASA Resident Component Governing Council.

To learn more about these and much more, visit our News and Events page.

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The mission of the Residency Program at Stony Brook University is to educate and facilitate the achievement of excellence in anesthesia care and thereby create physicians, who in the course of their careers will play a role in improving the quality of healthcare in our nation. The Department of Anesthesiology provides a faculty of national and international renown who excel in Patient Care, Teaching and Research and from whom the residents receive their educational experience.
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