CRNA Jaime Kobs earns Extraordinary Nurse Award

CRNA Jaime Kobs is this year’s Extraordinary Nurse from the UNMC Department of Anesthesiology. Kobs was nominated by her peers and selected by department leaders for the honor. Kobs joined the department in 2015, having previously worked as a care tech in the operating room and as a registered nurse in the pediatric ICU. She […]

May 7, 2024

Kimberley Nichols, MD, headlines Gail Walling Yanney, MD, Lectureship

The UNMC Department of Anesthesiology hosted Kimberley Nichols, MD, at the second annual Gail Walling Yanney Lectureship on April 17. Dr. Nichols, associate professor of anesthesiology and senior associate dean at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, discussed ways to facilitate inclusive work cultures in her presentation titled “Building Work Communities Where People […]

Apr 17, 2024

UNMC Department of Anesthesiology hosts Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference

Residents, fellows, faculty and students from 37 institutions throughout the Midwest and Canada gathered in Omaha.

Apr 17, 2024

Subhash Chand, PhD, receives NIH A-START funding

Dr. Chand will investigate the impact of cannabidiols on HIV infection and methamphetamine abuse-associated inflammation.

Apr 17, 2024

Kimberley Nichols, MD, to give Walling Yanney lecture

Dr. Nichols will speak on April 17 on ‘Building Work Communities Where People Can Thrive.’

Apr 9, 2024

Anesthesiology joins nationwide MPOG consortium

The collaboration opens new avenues for departments in research and quality improvement.

Mar 26, 2024

Dr. Goeller named new pediatric anesthesiology division chief

Jessica Goeller, DO, joined the faculty at the UNMC Department of Anesthesiology in 2014.

Mar 20, 2024

Department of Anesthesiology welcomes 12 new residents

Shelby Schelkopf will continue her residency close to home. On Match Day, the Geneva, Nebraska, native was one of eight UNMC medical students who learned they had matched to the UNMC Department of Anesthesiology. “I’m thrilled to stay at UNMC because of the people in the department and the robust training that residents receive,” Schelkopf […]

Mar 19, 2024

In the spotlight: Sarah Kirke, MSN

Name: Sarah Kirke  Hometown: Atlantic, Iowa Title and department at UNMC and Nebraska Medicine: Patient Safety and Quality Coordinator, Department of Anesthesiology How long have you been with UNMC? I started at UNMC as a research coordinator back in 2016. I left for a short while in 2023 but am happy to be back and in this role now.  […]

Mar 18, 2024

Jessica Goeller, DO, named division chief, vice chair of pediatric anesthesia

“I am excited for the opportunity to lead such a strong, robust, compassionate and valuable team of people,” Dr. Goeller said. “I certainly feel humbled by the responsibility of the position and I am grateful to Dr. Shukry for his support and mentorship.”

Mar 12, 2024