Editor’s Message

It has been my privilege to be Editor of the SOCCA Interchange. It is a daunting task…but worth the work. This work has easily demonstrated to me the power of our Society and its membership. The vast knowledge, experience, and ability to collaborate, frequently with short notice, is exciting, invigorating and a testament to you all. I was fortunate to be able to see it first-hand and to be able to tap into it every few months to build our communication platforms. I hope you each keep doing your excellent work and that you continue to contribute to the SOCCA Interchange. The more you do, the more we all receive.

Before I go, I must apologize to Dr. Alison Dalton at the University of Chicago. I mistakenly assigned authorship of her excellent article, “Does IV acetaminophen affect delirium after cardiac surgery? Thoughts on the DEXACET trial” in the May 2019 Newsletter to someone else. This has been corrected in the online archive of the Interchange.

Although I am rotating off as the SOCCA Interchange Editor, I will continue my involvement with the Society through my recent election to the Board of Directors. If I can ever be of service to any of you, please let me know. I am always available at my email address: kevin.hatton@uky.edu or through my twitter handle: @md_hatton. Until we meet again!


Kevin W. Hatton, MD, FCCM
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, Kentucky