Category: In Memoriam

Richard J. Traystman, PhD / 1942-2017
by Jeffrey Kirsch, MD and Paco Herson, PhD

On October 19, 2017, our specialty lost a research giant, Dr. Richard “Dick” J. Traystman.  Dick was an important contributor to the foundation of knowledge for Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine and served as a mentor and friend to many in our specialty. In fact, during his career he served as a mentor to more than 100 individuals, many of whom have gone on to become leaders throughout medicine and science—in the U.S. and around the world.

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