Young Investigator Award
This award is presented annually to the resident or fellow whose research exemplifies the Society’s mission to educate anesthesiologists in the care of critically ill patients and to foster the knowledge and practice of critical care medicine by anesthesiologists.
Marcos Lopez, MD
2022 - Young Investigator Award Winner
Impaired human resistance arteriole vascular reactivity is associated with the development of acute kidney injury and delirium in cardiac surgery
Dustin Long, MD
2022 – First Runner-Up
The Preoperative Skin Microbiome is Associated with Causes of Surgical Site Infection in Spinal Fusion Surgery and Varies by Operative Level
2022 – Second Runner-Up
Burnout and PTSD Among ICU Registered Nurses During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Kasey Grewe, MD
2021 - Young Investigator Award Winner
Peripartum ECMO for COVID-19
Santiago Miyara, MD
2021 – First Runner-Up
The neuroprotective effects of metformin: Insights from rodent cardiac arrest and in vitro ischemia-reperfusion of neurons and astrocytes
Ashish Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM
2021 – Second Runner-Up
Cardiac Output Estimation by Multi-Beat Analysis of Arterial Blood Pressure Waveform versus Continuous Pulmonary Artery Thermodilution in Post Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit Patients
Domagoj Mladinov, MD, PhD
2019 - Young Investigator Award Winner
Effects of Incubated Packed Red Blood Cells with Common Infusion Crystalloids and Medications on Red Blood Cell Lysis, Aggregation and Deformability
Ming Ann Sim, MBBS
2019 - First Runner-Up
Sustaining the Gains: A 6-year Follow Through of the Impact of a Hospital-Wide Patient Safety Strategy on Global and Anesthetic Patient Safety Outcomes
Thomas Bunning, BS
2019 - Second Runner-Up
The INTUIT Study: Investigating Neuroinflammation Underlying Postoperative Neurocognitive Dysfunction and Delirium in Older Adults
Junghyun Kim, MD
2018 - Young Investigator Award Winner
Contrasting Effects of Stored Allogeneic Red Blood Cells and Their Supernatants on Permeability and Inflammatory Responses by Human Pulmonary Artery Endothelial Cells
Ashish Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM
2018 - First Runner-Up
Association of angiotensin II dose with all-cause mortality in patients with vasodilatory shock
Lu Che, MD
2018 - Second Runner-Up
CHA2DS2-VASc score for risk prediction of venous thromboembolic events after total joint arthroplasty
Abdullah Rasheed, MD
2017 - Young Investigator Award Winner
Multistate Perioperative Outcomes of Carotid Revascularization: Carotid Artery Stenting vs. Carotid Endarterectomy
Kelly K. Everhart, MD, MS
2017 - First Runner-Up
Night-Time Extubation Does Not Increase The Risk of Reintubation, Length of Stay, or Mortality: Experience of An Anesthesia-Based Airway Management Model in A Large Urban Teaching Hospital
William M. White, MD
2017 - Second Runner-Up
Multiple Biomarkers Improve Prediction for Infection in the SICU
Loren E. Smith, MD, PhD
A Novel Association Between High Density Lipoprotein Levels and the Risk of Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery
Christina J. Hayhurst, M.D.
Chronic Pain Interference of Daily Life Following Critical Illness
Andrew Young, M.D.
Focused Echocardiography During Glucagon Administration To Diagnose Beta Blocker-induced Cardiomyopathy
Ryan MJ Ivie M.D.
The Generalizability of Randomized Controlled Trials in Critical Care Medicine
Nickolas Burjek, M.D.
Early BIS and Sedative Requirements During Therapeutic Hypothermia Predict Neurologic Outcome at ICU Discharge
Daniel S. Rubin, M.D.
The Frank-Starling Relationship is Absent in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension: A 3-Dimensional Transesophageal Euchocardiographics Study in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery
Marina Yamada, Ph.D.
iNOS Inhibition Prevents Muscle Wasting, Apoptosis and Decreased Akt Activity in Burned Rodents
Frederic T. Billings, M.D.
Early Postoperative Statin Therapy is Associated with a Lower Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury Following Cardiac Surgery
Rafael E. Chaparro, M.D.
Intraperitoneal Injection of a Caspase 3 Inhibitor Can Decrease Neuronal Apoptosis After NCAO
Minjae Kim, M.D.
Isoflurane Protects Against Renal Ischemia – Reperfusion Injury via Sphingosine Kinase
Nilesh M. Mehta, M.D. and Hannah Wunsch, M.D., M.Sc.
Heidrun Fink, M.D.
Systemic Inflammation Increases Immobility – Induced Neuromuscular Weakness
Martina Richtsfeld, M.D.
Chronic Administration Of Pyridostigmine Leads to a Myasthenia – Like State with Down Regulation of Acetylcholine Receptors