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SPAQI Perioperative Medicine Fellowship- Current Fellows

Welcome the current SPAQI Fellowship Class of 2024-2025!

We selected 8 individuals for our second class of fellows, representing the practice of perioperative medicine internationally and across a variety of practice settings:

  • SPAQI Fellowship Class of 2024-2025!

    • Aldrin C. Amistoso, MD: Perioperative/PAT Lead Physician/ Hospitalist, Capital Health Hospital

    • Claire Bentley, MD: Assistant Professor/Anesthesiologist, West Virginia University School of Medicine

    • Carla L. Dormer, MD: Mayo Clinic, District Medical Group

    • Gregory Hertel, MD: Assistant Professor, Clinical Anesthesiology, Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine / Associate Medical Director Preadmissions Testing, Temple University Hospital

    • Attila Kerner, MD: Assistant Professor, Saint Louis University Hospital

    • Heather Lander, MD: Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Associate Director of Academic Practice at the Center for Perioperative Medicine, University of Rochester

    • Kristy Reinert, MD: Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine; Director Preoperative Evaluation Clinic, Corporal Michael J Crescenz VA Medical Center

    • Abhijai Singh, MD: Assistant Professor, Medical College of Wisconsin

Mentors and Core Faculty

  • Dr. Jeanna D Blitz, MD, FASA, Wake Forest University and Noridian Healthcare Solutions and immediate Past-President of SPAQI

  • Dr. Angela Edwards, MD, FASA, Anesthesiologist at Wake Forest University and Past-President of SPAQI

  • Dr. Avital O’Glasser, MD, FACP, FHM, Internist at Oregon Health & Science University and President of SPAQI

  • Dr. Kurt Pfeifer, MD, FACP, SFHM, Internist at the Medical College of Wisconsin and immediate Past-President of SPAQI

  • Dr. Angela Selzer, MD, Anesthesiologist at the University of Colorado and Vice-President of SPAQI

  • Dr. Kenneth Cummings, MD, Anesthesiologist at the Cleveland Clinic and current Treasurer of SPAQI

  • Dr. Sunil Sahai, Professor and Division Chief of General Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB)

  • Dr. Barbara Slawski, Professor of Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin

  • Dr. Deborah Richman, MB, ChB, FFA(SA), Retired Associate Professor at Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University

We are extremely grateful to the SPAQI Board of Governors for their support and their valuable contributions as moderators for the virtual discussions. The fellowship program will provide invaluable mentorship and faculty development opportunities to our SPAQI members.