Frontiers in Research Seminar Series featuring Catherine Cahill, PhD

Impact of Chronic Pain on Mesolimbic Circuitry Implications for Chronic Pain and Opioid Use Disorder

April 19, 2023 @ 4 PM | Hybrid, In-Person: RRUMC Conference Room B-124

Catherine Cahill, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA, is our featured speaker for April's Frontiers in Research Seminar. Dr. Cahill will discuss the impact of chronic pain on mesolimbic circuitry.

DAPM Womxn's Symposium 2023

2023 DAPM Annual Womxn’s Symposium: Womxn as Educators

April 3, 2023 @ 5 PM | Zoom

Jennifer Lucero, MD, MA, and Olivia Vallejo will host an insightful conversation honoring the roles that womxn play in education and in paving the way for younger generations of womxn to succeed in academic medicine.

15th Annual DAPM Scientific Evening

15th Annual DAPM Scientific Evening

March 14, 2023 @ 3:30 - 6:30 PM | B-Level Common Area & Tamkin Auditorium, RRUMC

The DAPM Scientific Evening will showcase the research of our clinical and research trainees. James Eisenach, MD, will serve as the guest judge. He is the President of FAER as well as Professor of Anesthesiology, Vice Chair for Research, and Director of the Pain Mechanisms Laboratory at Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

Sandra Sacks, MD, MEd: Palliative Care - It's Not Hospice!

Hirshberg Foundation's 17th Annual Symposium on Pancreatic Cancer

March 11, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm | UCLA Luskin Conference Center

Sandra H. Sacks, MD, MEd, was invited to present helpful information about palliative care and how it differs from hospice at the Hirshberg Foundation's Annual Symposium, which brings together survivors, patients, and families of those suffering from pancreatic cancer.

Breaking Barriers in Delirium

Breaking Barriers in Delirium

March 9, 2023 @ 4 PM | Hybrid, In-Person: RRUMC Conference Room B-124

Niccolò Terrando, PhD, DIC, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Cell Biology and Immunology at Duke University, is the inaugural speaker for the UCLA DAPM "Frontiers in Research" Seminar Series.

MedTech Partnering Conference 2023

MedTech Partnering Conference 2023

February 28, 2023 @ 9:30am - 7:00pm | UCLA Luskin Conference Center

Laleh Jalilian, MD, will be speaking at #UCLAMedTech2023 on the panel, "REALITIES OF THE METAVERSE: Implications for the Healthcare Industry."

Sleep Medicine Conference 2023

UCLA Sleep Medicine Day and Frisca Yan-Go Lectureship

February 11, 2023 | UCLA Faculty Center

The conference is focused on the science and practice of sleep medicine. Rajesh Kumar, PhD served on the UCLA Sleep Medicine Day Planning Committee.

Developing Faculty Competencies in Assessment

Developing Faculty Competencies in Assessment

February 9 - 10, 2023 | Geffen Hall and Center of Health Sciences at UCLA

An ACGME-UCLA Interactive Faculty Development Workshop for Teaching Faculty of All Specialties

2023 ECMO Symposium Flyer

2023 UCLA Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and Life Support Symposium

January 28, 2023 | Hybrid, Tamkin Auditorium

This one-day hybrid event will be dedicated to the modern application of ECMO and ECLS in adult and pediatric clinical practice. A multidisciplinary group of outstanding speakers will present talks dedicated to all aspects of current ECMO use and aimed at a wide range of practicing and in-training practitioners.

Flyer for the UCLA DGSOM GME's Virtual Open House for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Virtual Open House for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

January 13, 2023 @ 10:45 AM - 3 PM | Zoom

Hosted by the David Geffen School of Medicine & Graduate Medical Education at UCLA

Flyer for Catherine Price's Lecture

Translating Alzheimer’s Disease and Perioperative Neurocognitive Disorder Research in Routine Older Adult Perioperative Clinical Care

December 7, 2022 @ 4-5 PM | Hybrid, Tamkin Auditorium

Catherine Price, PhD, ABPP-CN, Associate Professor and Director of the Perioperative Cognitive Anesthesia Network at the University of Florida, will present a special lecture on implementing research discoveries for the clinical care of older adults experiencing cognitive difficulties.

Dr. Van Der Schaar Lecture Flyer

Machine Learning for Healthcare: Challenges, Opportunities and Current Status

November 16, 2022 @ 4-5 PM | Hybrid, Tamkin Auditorium

Mihaela Van Der Schaar, PhD, John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Machine Learning, AI, and Medicine and Director of the Cambridge Center for AI in Medicine at the University of Cambridge, will be presenting a special lecture hosted by DAPM on the use of machine learning in healthcare.

SAAAPM 2022 Roster


November 11-12, 2022 | Chicago, IL

Jack Buckley, MD, Marisa Hernandez-Morgan, MD, MA, and Lucine Torosian, BS will be presenting at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Academic Associations of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine.

FAER Flyer

FAER Academic Giving Competition 2022

ends at 11:59 PM CT on October 24, 2022

Please donate and join the UCLA DAPM in supporting the next generation of physician-investigators!

Flyer for the DAPM Fellow Retreat 2022

DAPM Fellow Retreat

November 4, 2022 @ 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM | Wolfsglen

Event will include a Social “Hour”, Presentation and Discussion with Fellows and Executive Leadership

Flyer for Dr. Whittington's Junior Faculty Lecture

DGSOM Junior Faculty Lecture Series

October 13, 2022 | 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Strategies for Functional Mentorship
Speaker: Robert Whittington, MD

DAPM Attendance at ASA


October 21 - 25 2022 | New Orleans, LA

We look forward to DAPM's strong presence at the American Society of Anesthesiologists' annual meeting, discussing the latest anesthesiology research and enjoying the NOLA fare and jazz!