ASA recognizes Dr. Jerome Klafta for contributions to anesthesia

Jerome M. Klafta, MD, received the American Society of Anesthesiologists' 2019 Excellence in Education Award.

The award recognizes the significant contributions Dr. Klafta has made to anesthesia through teaching and education.

Dr. Klafta is a professor and vice chair of education at the University of Chicago's anesthesia and critical care department. He sits on several committees within the department.

"Dr. Klafta is a gifted educator who deserves this award for his outstanding contributions to undergraduate and graduate medical education," ASA President Linda J. Mason, MD, said in a press release. "His extraordinary teaching abilities and role in cultivating the next generation of physician anesthesiologists through innovative program development is remarkable."

Click here to read more about Dr. Klafta's contributions.

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