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    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Vice-Chief for Research for the Center for Critical Care & Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
    Ashish Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM is the  immediate past  chair of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) In-Training Section and  the Postgraduate and Fellowship Education Committee. He is a recent recipient of the SCCM presidential citation for the years 2016,2017 & 2019 and a successful nominee as a n honorary  fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) in 2018. Dr.Khanna is the vice-chair for the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) committee on critical care medicine and abstract review committee on critical care medicine.  His research interests include, prediction of post-operative respiratory and cardiac events on the regular nursing floor, outcomes of hypotension in critically ill patients and novel vasopressors in shock states in the ICU.  From 2015-2017 Dr.Khanna was a lead investigator in the Angiotensin II in High Output Shock (ATHOS-3) trial, that was subsequently published in the NEJM in the summer of 2017.  He also recently lead and completed the Prediction of Opioid Induced Respiratory Depression in Patients Monitored by Capnography (PRODIGY) trial in 16 sites across the world. He has more than 50 peer reviewed papers, more than two dozen book chapters, invited non-peer revised articles, and online education videos to his credit. He is also a recent recipient of the prestigious Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) grant sponsored by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, where his work will focus on continuous postoperative hemodynamic and respiratory monitoring in patients on the hospital general care units.

     

    • Internal Medicine
    • Perioperative medicine
    • Medical Education
    • Curriculum and Faculty Development
    • Leadership & Mentoring
    Perioperativist and Educator at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Perioperativist and Educator at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

    Dr. Mauck is a consultant and an Associate Professor of Medicine in the division of General Internal Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Her clinical expertise is in Perioperative Medicine.  Dr. Mauck serves as core faculty for the Mayo Internal Medicine Residency for perioperative medicine in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. She is also the founder and co-director of the Mayo Clinic Overview of Perioperative Medicine CME Course. Her research interestes include perioperative cardiac risk assessment and perioperative DVT prophylaxis.  She leads the GIM Perioperative Medicine Research Group. She has authored 44 peer reviewed publications, 9 book chapters and has served as a section editor for MKSAP.

    • Internal Medicine
    • Perioperative medicine

    Dr. Pfeifer completed medical school and Internal Medicine residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin prior to serving there as chief resident. He subsequently joined the faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin and served as Associate Program Director for the Internal Medicine Residency for 9 years. He is currently the director of the preoperative evaluation clinic at the Froedtert and Medical College Eye Institute. His clinical and scholarly activities focus primarily on perioperative and consultative medicine, medical education, and career development. Dr. Pfeifer has co-authored over 300 student and resident abstracts, case reports and national presentations and has written and lectured extensively on perioperative medicine and medical education. He is also Vice-President of the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement, Co-Chair of the Society of Hospital Medicine Perioperative Medicine Special Interest Group, Associate Editor for shmConsults.com (an online curriculum for perioperative and consultative medicine), and the founder of preopevalguide.com - a comprehensive, point-of-care reference for preoperative evaluation.

    • Internal Medicine

    Dr. Grant is a hospitalist in the Division of Hospital Medicine at Michigan Medicine, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. He is Director of the Consultative and Perioperative Medicine Program and is active in medical student and residency education. In 2011, Dr. Grant was appointed Associate Chief Medical Information Officer for Michigan Medicine.

    Dr. Grant has published several papers in the fields of venous thromboembolism and perioperative medicine in addition to authoring many book chapters. He is also the co-editor of a comprehensive perioperative medicine textbook. Dr. Grant’s professional organization memberships include senior fellowship in the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), fellowship in the American College of Physicians (ACP), and member of the Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI).

    • Internal Medicine
    • Perioperative medicine
    • Medical Education
    • primary care physican
    General internist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
    General internist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
    • Professor of Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

    Dr. Smetana is a general internist in the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and a Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco and completed his medical internship and residency at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He has been interested in perioperative medicine throughout his career. He has edited textbooks on perioperative medicine, and has co-authored a position statement on preoperative pulmonary evaluation for the ACP. He lectures regularly on this topic.