Dr. Gregorio Sicard is Professor Emeritus of Surgery and Emeritus Chief of Vascular Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. He trained in general surgery at the Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, and completed the first Transplantation Fellowship there. He eventually became the Chief of Vascular Surgery and Chief of General Surgery at Washington Hospital. He founded the Vascular surgery fellowship there in 1983. He is a former President of the...
Dr. Sachdev-Ost is currently the site chief of vascular surgery at Magee Women’s Hospital, the associate program director of the vascular surgery residency and fellowship at UPMC and was recently appointed as an associate editor for clinical research focused on diversity, equity and inclusion at JVS.
Dr. Hazim J. Safi earned his medical degree at the University of Baghdad and completed his general surgery internship at Medical City Teaching Hospital in Baghdad and St. James Hospital in London, England. He completed his general surgery followed by his cardiothoracic residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, studying under Dr. Michael DeBakey and Dr. Stanley Crawford.
Dr. Ross Naylor (MBChB MD FRCS) is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the Leicester Vascular Institute, Leicester UK. He is a past President of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland and a past Editor in Chief of the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. He has authored 600 publications and book chapters, co-edited three textbooks of Vascular Surgery and his work has been cited over 17,000 times.
Dr. Jim Littlejohn is an anesthesiologist and critical care physician practicing at Weill Cornell Medicine. He joins us today to provide a brief primer on ICU management of COVID positive patients for redeployed physicians.
Dr. Misty Humphries is an Associate Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of California at Davis Medical Center where she serves as the Vascular Surgery Residency Program Director and Vice-Chair of Surgical Outcomes. In 2019 she was awarded a K award from the NIH investigating the role of telemedicine programs to reduce amputation rates in rural populations and joins our team to discuss updates and best practices in Telemedicine the face of COVID-19 pandemic.