Key Clinical Research Studies


Bret Alvis, MD: Continuous Supraglottic pH Monitoring in Prolonged Intubated Intensive Care Patients and High Risk Aspiration Intraoperative Patients

Rigid and Flexing Laryngoscope (RIFL) vs. Fiberoptic Bronchoscope: A Comparison of the Ease of Use During Intubation on Difficult Airways

Curtis Baysinger, MD: Effects of Tadalafil (Cialis), a Long-acting PDE5 Inhibitor, on the Human Fetoplacental Microcirculation: A Study Using the in Vitro, Dual-perfused, Single-isolated Cotyledon, Human Placental Model

Multi-center, Double-randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate the Analgesic Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous CR845 Dosed Preoperatively and Postoperatively in Patients Undergoing a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy

Claudia Benkwitz, MD, PhD: Validation of the FORE-SIGHT Elite Tissue Oximeter in Pediatric Subjects for Cerebral and Somatic Applications

Frederic T. Billings, MD: The Effect of Short-term Atorvastatin Use on Acute Kidney Injury Following Cardiac Surgery

A Phase II Multicenter, Parallel-group, Randomized, Double-blind, Proof-of-Concept, Adaptive Study Investigating the Safety and Efficacy of THR-184 Administered via Intravenous Infusion in Patients at Increased Risk of Developing Cardiac Surgery Associated-Acute Kidney Injury (CSA-AKI)

James L. Blair, DO: Does Continuous Perioperative Dexmedetomidine Infusion Reduce Time to Discharge in Patients Undergoing Major Lumbar Fusion? A Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study

Peri-anesthetic Imaging of Cognitive Decline (PAICOD) – A Prospective Pilot Study

Clifford Bowens, MD: Comparison of Perineural Catheter Depth for the Continuous Popliteal Nerve Block Using Ultrasound Guidance and Dermabond

Christopher Canlas, MD: Perioperative Pulse Oximetry in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients in the Ambulatory Setting

Elizabeth Card, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC: Prevalence of Delirium in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Michael Chi, MD: Reducing Serious Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Infiltrations Intraoperatively with Electronic Reminders

Christopher Cropsey, MD: Effects of an Electronic Decision Support Tool on Team Performance During In-situ Simulation of Perioperative Cardiac Arrest

Katherine Dobie, MD: Ultrasound-guided Isolation and Blockade of the Upper Trunk for Shoulder Surgery: Time to Replace the Traditional Interscalene Approach?

Susan Eagle, MD: Measurement of the Pressures at Which Intravenous Fluids are Electromechanically Infused

Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH: Are Residents Comfortable Caring for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Patients?

Automatic Identification of Postoperative Events Using Advanced Informatics Tools

Awareness and Prevention of Acute Lung Injury

Conscious Sedation Management with Mixed Patient Simulators

Evaluation of Disparities in Care of Perioperative Patients

Genomic Impact on Patient Response to Anesthesia

Homeless Surgical Patients: Optimizing Care and Follow-Up

Impact of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity on Health Outcomes

Incidence and Impact of Hypoxemia During Surgery and Anesthesia

Information Management Systems for Continuous Evaluation and Feedback

Perioperative Risk Stratification of Surgical Patients

Predictors of Post-operative Deterioration

Preoperative Hyperglycemia in Undiagnosed Diabetics

Role of B Blockers in Stroke after Non-cardiac Surgery: An Observational Study from the Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group

Understanding the Impact of Health Literacy and Perioperative Outcomes

Utility of the Surgical Apgar Score on Postoperative Outcomes in Pediatrics

Leslie Fowler, MEd: Ongoing Professional Performance Evaluation (OPPE) Using ACGME Six Core Competencies for Anesthesiology Residents

Andrew Franklin, MD: Open-label, Extension Study to Assess the Long-term Safety of Twice Daily Oxycodone Hydrochloride Controlled-release Tablets in Opioid Experienced Children Who Completed the OTR3001 Study

Open-label, Multicenter Study of the Safety of Twice Daily Oxycodone Hydrochloride Controlled-release Tablets in Opioid Experienced Children from Ages 6 to 16 Years Old, Inclusive, with Moderate to Severe Malignant and/or Nonmalignant Pain Requiring Opioid Analgesics

A Phase IV Study to Evaluate the Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Oxycodone Oral Solution in Pediatric and Adolescent Subjects

Stephen R. Hays, MD: Multicenter Study of the Safety, Tolerability, Effectiveness, and Pharmacokinetics of Oxymorphone HCl Extended-Release Tablets in Pediatric Subjects Requiring an Around-the-Clock Opioid for an Extended Period of Time

Multisite RCT Comparing Regional and General Anesthesia for Effects on Neurodevelopmental Outcome and Apnea in Infants

Open-label, Non-randomized, Multicenter, Ascending Dose by Age, Single- and Multiple-dose Evaluation of the Effectiveness, Safety, and Tolerability of Oral Liquid Oxymorphone HCl Immediate-release Oral Liquid for Acute Postoperative Pain in Pediatric Subjects

Pediatric Anesthesia NeuroDevelopment Assessment Study (PANDAS)

Randomized, Placebo Controlled, Multicenter Study of the Efficacy, Pharmacokinetics (PK) and Pharmacodynamics (PD) of Intravenous (IV) Acetaminophen for the Treatment of Acute Pain in Pediatric Patients

Patrick Henson, DO: Study Evaluating the Expression of Effectors of Immune Tolerance and Associated Infectious Outcomes in Burn Patients

Antonio Hernandez, MD: Comparison of Endotracheal Intubation Over the Aintree via the I-gel and Laryngeal Mask Airway Supreme

Douglas Hester, MD: Cost Containment of Anesthetic-related Intra-operative Costs

King Vision Video Laryngoscope vs. Glidescope Video Laryngoscope: A Comparative Study in Ambulatory Surgery Center Patients

Poetry for Professionalism: A Pilot Intervention Assessing Attitudes About the Use of Creative Writing to Further Resident Core Competency of Professionalism

A Retrospective Review :"Take-Back" Surgeries in a Large Academic Center

Marc Huntoon, MD: Controlled, Two-arm, Parallel Group, Randomized Withdrawal Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Delivered by Intrathecal Administration Using a Programmable Implantable Pump

Phase 3, Open-Label, Single-Arm Study To Assess The Safety Of Hydromorphone Hydrochloride Delivered By Intrathecal Administration

Prospective, Randomized, Multi-Center, Controlled Clinical Trial to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of the Spinal Modulation AXIUM Neurostimulator System in the Treatment of Chronic Pain

Tracy Jackson, MD: A Retrospective Comparison Study of Narcotic Prescriptions with the Prescription Monitoring Protection Database

Avinash Kumar, MD: Risk Factors for New Onset Acute Kidney Injury Following Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Single-center Retrospective Cohort Study.

Lorri Lee, MD: Moyamoya in Non-Asian North Americans

Daniel Lonergan, MD: Opioid Detoxification Outcomes in an Outpatient Chronic Pain Clinic

Letha Mathews, MBBS: The Effects of Dexmedetomidine and Remifentanil on Microelectrode Recordings During Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis of the Vanderbilt Experience

Radiographically Measured Neck Motion During Intubation with MILS by Two Different Video Laryngoscopes

Matthew McEvoy, MD: Assessment of Intraoperative Temperature and Postoperative Delirium in the HIPEC Surgical Population

Assessing the Reliability of Applicant Commitment Statements and How They Correlate to a Successful Match

Effect of a Cognitive Aid on Adherence to the American Society of Regional Anesthesia Guidelines for Management of Patients on Anticoagulation

Effect of a Cognitive Aid on Adherence to Perioperative Guidelines

Effect of an Electronic Decision Support Tool on Team Performance During Perioperative ACLS Simulation Scenarios

Perioperative Fluid Management and Outcomes

Teaching CA-1 Anesthesia Residents by “Flipping the Classroom” Improves Knowledge Acquisition and Resident Satisfaction

Kelly McQueen, MD, MPH: The Global Burden of Pain Evaluation Proposal

Impacting the Global Trauma Crisis: Pilot Study in Mozambique

Thanh Nguyen, MD: Do Transfusion Algorithms Decrease Blood Transfusions in Children Undergoing Craniofacial Surgery?

Pediatric Craniofacial Surgery Perioperative Registry (PCSPR)

Phase IV, Open-label, Safety Study Evaluating the Use of Dexmedetomidine in Pediatric Subjects Undergoing Procedure-type Sedation

What is the Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency Among Children Undergoing Posterior Spinal Fusion?

Brian O’Hara, MD: Procedures and Outcomes of Airway Management

A Survey Assessing the Comfort Level of Residents in Performing Emergency Airway Techniques, Cricothyrotomy, and Thoracoscopy Before and After ATLS Training

Michael Pilla, MD: Outcomes Associated with a CPAP Program in a Large Academic Medical Center

A Study of Belmont Rapid Infusion Devices

Nahel Saied, MB BCh: Risk Factors of Airway Complications in Ischemic Stroke

Edward Sherwood, MD, PhD: Baseline Quantitative Neuromuscular Monitoring in the PACU

The Impact of Quantitative Neuromuscular Monitoring in the PACU on Residual Blockade and Postoperative Recovery

A Study Evaluating Gene Expression Response to TLR4 Agonists

Heidi Smith, MD: Assessing the Compliance and Reliability of a Unit-wide Rollout of a Nursing Delirium Screening Tool in a Pediatric Critical Care Unit

Pediatric Delirium: Validation of the Preschool Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit (psCAM-ICU)

Paul St. Jacques, MD: Identification of Post-Operative Renal Failure and Myocardial Infarction

King Vision Video Laryngoscope vs. the McGrath Video Laryngoscope: A Comparative Study

Chad Edward Wagner, MD: Multicenter Retrospective hTEE Review

Jonathan P. Wanderer, MD, MPhil: An External Validation of the Z-Score System for Normalizing Residency Evaluations

Description and Prediction of Intraoperative Tidal Volume Habits

Determinants of Variation in Anesthetic Drug Costs

Development and Validation of Prediction Models for Hospital Morbidity and Mortality

Evaluation of Electronic Screening Tools for Functional Status Assessment

Evaluation of Electronic Screening Tools for Preoperative Assessment

Impact of a Case Cancellation Review System on Systems-Based Practice in Anesthesia Residency Training

Perioperative Outcomes Awareness Project

Quantification of Variability in Anesthesia Residency Training

The Electronic Medical Record Habits of Highly Effective Anesthesia Residents

The Use of Electronic Pre-operative Notes

Understanding the Use of Electronic Pre-operative Notes through EMR Audit Logs

Utilization of Perioperative Antiplatelet Drugs in Patients with Coronary Stents

Scott Watkins, MD: Improving Team Performance in Simulated Pediatric Emergencies Through Incorporation of Non-technical Skills into an Electronic Decision Support Tool

Sheena Weaver, MD: Characterizing Palliative Care Presence in Acute Stroke Patients Admitted to the Neurological & Neurosurgical ICU

Liza Weavind, MB BCh: Does Anemia Contribute to End-organ Dysfunction in ICU Patients?

Phase III, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Adaptive Design Study of the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of a Single Infusion of MK-3415 (Human Monoclonal Antibody to Clostridium difficile toxin A), MK-6072 (Human Monoclonal Antibody to Clostridium difficile toxin B), and MK-3415A (Human Monoclonal Antibodies to Clostridium difficile toxin A and toxin B) in Patients Receiving Antibiotic Therapy for Clostridium difficile Infection