Art Boudreaux sqcr

Professor and Vice Chair

Rank and Title(s)

·         Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

·         Vice Chair for Quality and Patient Safety

·         Consultant to the UAB Chief of Staff

·         Assistant Secretary, American Society of Anesthesiologists

Clinical Subspecialty and Area(s) of Interest

·         ENT / Head and Neck Cancer Surgery

·         Difficult Airway Management

·         Clinical Ethics Consultation

·         Quality Improvement and Patient Safety

Education and Degrees

·         Louisiana State University, Medical Doctor, 1980

·         The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Internship in Medicine, 1981

·         The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Anesthesiology Residency, 1983

·         Chief Resident, Department of Anesthesiology, 1983

·         University of Michigan Business School, Global Leadership in Healthcare Certificate, 2004

Awards and Honors  

·         Best Doctors in America

·         The Academy of Anesthesiology

·         AAAA Distinguished Service by a Physician Award, American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants

·         Teacher of the Year, Department of Anesthesiology, UAB

·         Top Ten Teachers of the Year, Department of Anesthesiology, UAB

·         Alpha Omega Alpha

Professional Societies

·         American Society of Anesthesiologists, Assistant Secretary

·         The Academy of Anesthesiology

·         The American College of Physician Executives

·         International Anesthesia Research Society

·         Alabama State Society of Anesthesiologists

·         American Medical Association

·         Medical Association of the State of Alabama

·         Jefferson County Medical Society

·         Jefferson County Society of Anesthesiologists

·         UAB Anesthesia Alumni Association (President, 1987)

·         Society for Education in Anesthesia

·         Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Recent Publications  

·         Boudreaux, AM. Commentary on Liang, BA. Special doctor's docket. Lethal injection: policy considerations for medicine. J Clin Anesthesia. 2006 Sep; 18(6):466-470.

·         Boyce JR, Peters GE, Carroll WR, Magnuson JS, McCrory A, Boudreaux AM. Preemptive vessel dilator cricothyrotomy aids in the management of upper airway obstruction. Can J Anaesth. 2005 Aug-Sep;52(7):765-9

·         Boudreaux, AM: Medical Ethics; 39 (3) International Anesthesiology Clinics, Book Review. Anesth Analg 94:1046-1047, 2002.

·         Boudreaux AM, Tilden SJ. Ethical dilemmas for pediatric surgical patients.  Anesthesiol Clin North America. 2002 Mar;20(1):227-40

·         Boudreaux, AM: Administrative update: What's in a strategic plan? ASA Newsletter, September, 2007.

·         Boudreaux, AM: Administrative update: What's in it for me? ASA Newsletter, 10 (9) October, 2006.

·         Boudreaux, AM: Volunteerism Begins at Home. ASA Newsletter, 10 (8) September, 2006.

·         Boudreaux, AM: Committee on the Anesthesia Care Team - A Committee for All. ASA Newsletter, 69 (3)March, 2005.

·         Boudreaux, A and Zerwas, J: State Regulatory Issues in AA Practice. ASA Newsletter, 67 (3) March, 2003.