ERAS team members present at UNC Quality Expo

October 19, 2017

ERAS team members present their posters at UNC Healthcare Quality Expo. Dr. Brian Specht, MD presented his poster on decreased ICU admissions, Chris Burns presented an abstract he co-authored on decreased PACU time and decreased opioid use, and Lyla Hance, MPH was available to discuss the ERAS program in detail with visitors. ERAS team members … Continued

ERAS Pathway Featured in October Vital Signs

October 19, 2017

A special ERAS pathway was presented in Vital Signs! This multidisciplinary collaborative effort between the Department of Anesthesiology, Surgical Oncology, and Plastic Surgery was introduced to patients undergoing mastectomy with immediate reconstruction. The new ERAS Mastectomy/Reconstruction Pathway was featured in October’s Vital Signs! Click the link to read more about the multidisciplinary collaboration between the … Continued

Carolina Refresher 2017

June 21, 2017

Check out “Creating pathways for quality improvement at your institution” by Robert S. Isaak, DO & Lavinia M. Kolarczyk, MD from 12-1 this Thursday 6/22 at the Carolina Refresher!

ASER Releases 2nd Newsletter!

May 9, 2017

UNC Enhanced Recovery Manager and co-chair for the American Society of Enhanced Recovery newsletter Lyla Hance has worked with Tom Hopkins of Duke to put out the 2nd quarterly ASER newsletter. Read it online at publizr!

Highlights from ASER

May 9, 2017

Several ERAS team members represented UNC at ASER’s congress in D.C. this April: Sara Scarlet, MD presented a poster on implementing ERAS for lower limb amputation Rob Isaak, DO, co-chairs the hepatobiliiary committee and co-led a panel on ERAS for hepatobiliary surgery Lyla Hance, MPH presented a poster on pre-operative mental health optimization as a … Continued

UNC presents at Annual Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium

January 31, 2017

UNC Department of Anesthesiology Resident Christo Frangopoulos submitted an abstract which has been accepted to the SCA 6th Annual Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium! UNC Department of Anesthesiology Resident Christo Frangopoulos submitted an abstract which has been accepted to the SCA 6th Annual Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium! If you are headed there in April, be sure to check … Continued

UNC presence at ASA

November 15, 2016

6 residents and 3 faculty members from UNC’s Dept. of Anesthesiology along with 3 surgeons from UNC’s Dept. of Surgery represented the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery program at ASA 2016. View the recent publications to see a list of posters and abstracts about Enhanced Recovery After Surgery presented at ASA 2016! Enhanced Recovery Pathway (ERP) … Continued

3 Members of UNC’s Enhanced Recovery Leadership Team Selected to Serve on ASER National Committee!

August 17, 2016

We are pleased to announce that three members of UNC’s Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Leadership Team are honored for this opportunity to serve The American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER). The American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) is “a nonprofit organization with an international membership, which is dedicated to the practice of enhanced recovery in … Continued

Abstract Accepted to SSO!

March 3, 2016

We are pleased to announce that UNC ERAS team members will present an abstract as a poster presentation at the Society for Surgical Oncology’s annual cancer symposium March 15-18 in Seattle, Washington. This abstract was selected from a large number of excellent submissions, and the department is very proud of our collaboration with the Dept. … Continued