Honoring Dr. Thomas Irving (Past Chair 1970-1982)
Alumni Dinner 2015
The Department of Anesthesiology hosted the annual alumni dinner Thursday, September 17, 2015 at Old
Town Country Club, , North Carolina.
Chairman, Dr. Scott Segal, provided opening remarks and welcomed everyone
to the dinner.
Vice Chairman, Dr. Roger Royster presented a PowerPoint presentation honoring
the “Department’s Past and Current Chairmen.”
Past Chairman (1998-2008) and Emeritus Faculty, Dr. Raymond Roy concluded the evening with a remembrance of Dr. Thomas H. Irving (Past Chair 1970-1982)
explaining the significance of honoring him with an Endowed Professorship.
At the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) annual meeting held in Washington,
DC on October 19, 2015, NAM announced Dr. James C. Eisenach as
a newly elected member of the academy. Elected membership in the National Academy of Medicine is one of the highest honors in the fields of health and
medicine and recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to
improving the medical sciences, healthcare, and public health.
Dr. James Eisenach M.D. - Presented an outstanding Emory A. Rovenstein Lecture to the entire American Society Attendees. This monumental lecture is entitled "Without Science There Is Little Art in Anesthesiology." >
Dr. Medge Owen, Professor of Anesthesiology, received the
2015 Nicholas M. Greene, MD Award at the American Society of Anesthesiologists
(ASA) Annual Meeting held on October 26, 2015 in San Diego, California. The
Nicholas M. Greene award, established by the ASA, is the highest honor for
humanitarian service in anesthesiology. Dr. Owen, founder of the non-profit
organization Kybele, Inc., is the recipient of this award for her dedication to
improving global childbirth safety and neonatal outcomes.
Our amazing faculty presented their Awake Fiberoptic Intubation Workshop at the 2015 American Society of Anesthesiology, San Deigo, California. From left to right Drs. Traunero (alumni 2011), Strathman (alumna 2012), Courtemanche (alumni 2015), Reynolds(Residency Program Director), Laxton (alumna 2002) and Miller (Inpatient OR, Section Head).
Alumni Dinner 2013 - Dr. Roy’s Portrait Unveiled
Our Annual Alumni Reception was a great time to reunite with current and former residents, friends, and colleagues. The event was held this year on August 23, 2013 at The Piedmont Club where all shared in the unveiling of Dr. Raymond Roy’s portrait.