Category: LAB Report

LAB Annual Report
by Maya Hastie, MD, EdD

October marks the two-year anniversary of the Leadership Advisory Board, created by the vision of AUA Past President, Dr. Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, and with the support of the AUA Council and leadership. The Leadership Advisory Board (LAB) evolved as a response to two challenges: the perceived lack of diversity among AUA members, and the recognized need for mentorship and sponsorship in academic anesthesiology. In May 2019, a nucleus of AUA members, led by Dr. Wiener-Kronish, started the conversation around diversity within our association. In October, the need and overall vision for the LAB was proposed to the AUA council.

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