16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Lee Fleisher

Affiliation: Anesthesiology and Critical Care UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, United States;

Connection with WFSA (if any): Lecturer at WSA

Award / titles received: Member, National Academy of Medicine (formerly Institute of Medicine) John C. Oakley Pioneer in Pain Medicine Award  Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Hononary Research Lecturer Eliasberg Medal for Anesthesiology Accomplishments from Mt. Sinai Medical School Distinguished Alumni Award, State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Medicine Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Academy of Mentors C. William Hanson, Jr., M.D. Service Award, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 2015 Chinese Society of Anesthesiologists Distinguished Service Award  

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: Dr. Fleisher's research focuses on perioperative cardiovascular risk assessment and reduction, health policy, decision making and measurement of quality of care and has received numerous federal, industry and foundation grants related to these subjects.  He is a member of the Medical Advisory Panel for the Technology Evaluation Center of the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Association and the Task Force on Practice Guidelines for the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association.  He is Chair of the ACC/AHA Task Force on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evauation for Noncardiac Surgery.

Link to department website: http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g319/p3006612

Biography: Lee A. Fleisher, MD, is the Robert D. Dripps Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology and Critical Care and Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is immediate Past-President of the Association of University Anesthesiologists, Chair of the Consensus Standards Advisory Committee and a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Quality Forum. In 2007, he was elected to membership of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Disclosure of Interest: None declared


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