AUA Council

Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh

President – Term Expires 2020

Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Dr. Avidan is the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine. He is the Chief of Clinical and Translational Research in the Anesthesiology Department.

Jeffrey R. Kirsch, MD

President-Elect – Term Expires 2020

Oregon Health & Sciences University
Portland, Oregon

Dr. Kirsch is Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, and Associate Dean for Clinical and Veterans Affairs at the Oregon Health & Science University.

Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, MD

Immediate Past President – Term Expires 2020

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Dr. Wiener-Kronish serves as Chief of Anesthesia and Critical Care at Massachusetts General Hospital.

George Mashour, MD, PhD

Secretary – Term Expires 2021

University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Michigan

George A. Mashour, M., PhD is the Bert N. La Du Professor of Anesthesiology Research, Professor of Anesthesiology and Neurosurgery, Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, Director, Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research and Director, Center for Consciousness Science at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor

Robert Pearce, MD, PhD

Treasurer – Term Expires 2019

University of Wisconsin – Madison
Madison, Wisconsin

Dr. Pearce is the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Faculty at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Michael A. Gropper, MD, PhD

Councilor-at-Large – Term Expires 2019

University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Dr. Gropper is the Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at the UCSF School of Medicine, Professor of Physiology, and Senior Investigator in the Cardiovascular Research Institute.

Lena S. Sun, MD

Councilor-at-Large – Term Expires 2019

Columbia University
New York, New York

Dr. Sun is the Emanuel M. Papper Professor of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Professor of Anesthesiology and Pediatrics, Vice Chairman of Department of Anesthesiology, Chief of Division of Pediatric Anesthesia in College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Monica S. Vavilala, MD

Councilor-at-Large – Term Expires 2021

University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Dr. Vavilala is Professor and Vice Chair for Strategic Affairs, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine Professor, Pediatrics Director, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center the University of Washington and the Professor, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Lisa Wise-Faberowski, MD, MS, FAAP

Communications and Website Committee Chair – Term Expires 2022

Stanford University
Stanford, California