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Rob Isaak, DO, Lavinia Kolarczyk, MD and H.J. Kim, MD


To create and implement an Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) clinical pathway to accelerate patient recovery.

2015 IHQI Seed Grant Program Symposium Presentation


  • ASER’s 2017 & 2018 World Congress
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Kentucky Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting
  • UNC Grand Rounds
  • UNC Hospital Quality Expo
  • Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Thoracic Anesthesia Symposium
  • “Enhanced Recovery for Thoracic Surgery: What We Did, What Worked (and didn’t) and How You Can Create Your Own Program” Mexico City, 2017 at the XLIII Curso Anual de Actualización.
  • Mexican College of Anesthesiologists XLIV Annual Refresher Course in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine


  • Journal of Pancreatic Cancer
  • American Society for Enhanced Recovery
  • Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists
  • Journal of Cardiovascular Thoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
  • American Journal of Cardiology
  • Anesthesiology News
  • Journal of Anesthesiology and Surgery
  • UNC Enhanced Recovery Program Website