Women in Anesthesia @ KU


Announcements & Events

  • We're working on organizing a group yoga class and procuring a guest speaker for our next event. Stay tuned!
  • The dealine for the ASRA HMI Scholarship is Febuary 27th!
  • Consider applying for the 2019 Early Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar due March 13th.
  • Dr. Sasha Shillcut, anesthesiologist and founder of Brave Enough will be coming to Kansas City for the Women, Well-being, Wealth...and Wine event on March 28th
  • WIMS is hosting Sarah Smarsh, an KU graduate and author of the book Heartland for their August event. For a sneak peak check out her interviews on PBS and her talk on the WGBH Forum Network

Celebrating our achievements

  • Andrea Nicol published her article, "An Unlikely Treatment Offers Hope For Chronic Pain Sufferers But Drug Makers See Little Incentive"
  • Congrats to Grace Shih and Amy Pichoff on publishing the article "Sleep Deprivation and Fatigue - Recognizing the Warnings and Finding Solutions"
  • Our department, with the help of Grace Shih, helped host an interdisciplinary perioperative women's event in the works for February, 5th 2019 at BRIO where we had an eye opening discussion on bullying in the work place.
  • Congrats to all the new moms in the department! Remember, you're in good company and we're all here for you
  • Andrea Nicol, recent recipient of a K23 grant, is paving the way for researchers at our department. She and Jennifer Hansen discussed their adventures in the world of research in the recent department event Research: How I did it.
  • Congratulations to Heather Mitzel Levy for being accepted into the Women’s Leadership Program through the Society of Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Thank you Haley Goucher for organizing a holiday gift for Tiana
  • Thank you Amy Pichoff for creating holiday bags for Growing Futures
  • Congrats to all the members of the executive committee of the Kansas City Society of Anesthesiologists (KCSA), including Melissa Rockford, KCSA President; Grace Xu, Secretary; and Katherine Palmieri, immediate past president
  • Congrats to Jeanette Lozenski, the new President Elect of WIMS!
  • Thank you Grace Shih for your time and service as WIMS (Women in Medicine and Science) President
  • Welcome to our new female staff members: Chinwe Dryer, MD, Megan Hedlund, MD, Kelley Keefe, MD, Shea Stoops, DO, and Laura Kirk, MD!