The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the James K. Kirklin, M.D., Endowed Lectureship and other faculty appointments during its Nov. 8 meeting.
The School of Medicine's anesthesiology history unit relates the use of anesthesia in the Civil War from the very different experiences of a spunky private and a famous Stonewall general.
Michael Froelich, M.D., an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, was elected to head the faculty senate for the 2013-2014 academic year.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named Jean-Francois Pittet, M.D., the first holder of the David Hill Chestnut Endowed Professorship in Anesthesiology.
A study suggests, for the first time, one reason why two promising trials designed to investigate therapies for acute respiratory distress syndrome were halted for futility.