ASA Member Spotlight



Can you think of a colleague or mentor who has particularly inspired you in your career? Nominate them for our next Member Spotlight! This quick-hit Q&A series is designed to highlight the breadth of professional and personal experience among ASA's membership. Everyone has a story to tell - nominate a friend today.

  • The medical school years are tough by any standard. For @Jared Sharza , the COVID-19 pandemic put his academic training on pause at the exact moment his clinical rotations were set to begin. In this Member Spotlight, he shares how working as an EMT at ...

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  • Robert Gaiser, MD, FASA , always wanted to be a doctor - just ask his mom. In this Member Spotlight, Dr. Gaiser shares how his laser focus on a medical career and anesthesiology as a specialty hasn't stopped him from engaging with his community on a ...

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  • Nominated by @Mary Gibbons , MD: “Of the three women residents I knew in residency, I went to Columbia for a cardiac fellowship, my co-chief went to a critical care fellowship, and the third went to a pediatrician cardiac fellowship. Other attendings ...

  • Dr. Alessia Pedoto is an Italian transplant who has spent most of her anesthesiology career in New York, where she completed her residency and has practiced for more than 20 years. In this Member Spotlight, she tells ASA Community about her initial culture ...

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  • This past summer, Dr. Lee Fleisher was tapped as Chief Medical Officer and Director of the Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (CCSQ) at CMS - responsible for the quality of care for 147 million Americans. In this Member Spotlight, he tells ASA ...

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  • Member Spotlight: @Robert Koebert , MD, FASA Nominated by: @James Mesrobian , MD, FASA Reason for Nomination: "He is a great advocate and wonderful example of an ‘older’ anesthesiologist who remains engaged." (Is there an ASA member you'd like ...

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  • Member Spotlight: @Lois Connolly , MD, FASA Nominated by: @Jesse Ehrenfeld , MD, FASA Reason for Nomination: "She created and leads a highly successful AA training program!" (Is there an ASA member you'd like to nominate for a Spotlight? ...

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  • Member Spotlight: @Tracey Straker , MD, MPH, MS, FASA Nominated by: @Crystal Wright , MD, FASA Reason for Nomination: "She's director of the ASA Mentoring Program and has done remarkable work!" (Is there an ASA member you'd like to nominate ...

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