The Daily Dose Team

Our team will be breaking down each day’s sessions to give you the most important takeaways you need to know, fresh from the meetings.

2022 Team

Archana Bharadwaj

Archana Bharadwaj, MPH, CHES
Writer for The Daily Dose 2022
Medical Student, Central Michigan University College of Medicine, Mount Pleasant, MI

Archana Bharadwaj is a fourth-year medical student at Central Michigan University College of Medicine. In 2013, she earned her Bachelor of Science with a major in Biopsychology, Cognition, and Neuroscience and a minor in Gender and Health from the University of Michigan. She went on to earn her Master’s in Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education with a specialization in Health Communications from the University of Michigan in 2016. Her research interests include patient understanding and satisfaction with care and end-of-life care.

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Cameron Bosinski, MD, MS
Writer for The Daily Dose 2021-22
Resident Physician, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Dr. Cameron Bosinski completed a BS in Biology and Psychology at Stony Brook University and a MS in Neuroscience from the University of Hartford. While a medical student at Upstate Medical University, he completed a FAER Summer Research Fellowship on electroencephalography in the Kelz/Proekt lab at the University of Pennsylvania and studied Sudden Death in Epilepsy Patients in the Auerbach lab. Dr. Bosinski is currently an anesthesiology resident in the research track at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. His research interests include neuromonitoring and mechanisms of anesthesia.

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Amanda Decimo, RN, MSN, MPH
Writer for The Daily Dose 2018-22

Texas Department of State Health Services, San Antonio, TX

Amanda Decimo has over ten years of clinical experience as a nurse anesthetist at Saint Francis Hospital in Chicago. She earned her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at The George Washington University and her Master of Science in Anesthesia Nursing from Florida International University. She recently relocated to San Antonio to join the Texas Department of State Health Services. She enjoys hiking with her family, writing, and volunteer work in underserved communities.

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Allison M. Janda, MD
Writer for The Daily Dose 2021-22
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Allison Janda completed medical school at the University of Michigan, anesthesiology residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and cardiothoracic anesthesiology clinical fellowship followed by a T32 research fellowship at the University of Michigan. Dr. Janda’s research focuses on studying outcomes after cardiac and major non-cardiac surgery, as well as how intraoperative decisions and events impact the patient experience and cost after surgery. She works with the Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group (MPOG), an international consortium of perioperative databases coordinated at the University of Michigan, to perform retrospective observational studies pertaining to her interests in perioperative outcomes. Additionally, she aims to apply the resources of the MPOG database to aid in the development of pragmatic clinical trials to study intraoperative care, postoperative complications, cost, and patient-centered outcomes.

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Jane Moon

Jane S. Moon, MD
Writer for The Daily Dose 2022
Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Jane Moon graduated with a degree in History and Literature from Harvard University and worked as a history teacher before starting medical school. She completed her MD, anesthesiology residency, and critical care fellowship at the University of Southern California. Dr. Moon’s research focus is on the history of anesthesia. She currently serves as Assistant Editor of History and Book Reviews for Anesthesia & Analgesia.

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2021 Team

Mark Arcario, MD, PhD
Writer for The Daily Dose 2021
Fellow Physician, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University in Saint Louis, MO

Dr. Mark Arcario entered the world of anesthesiology research while completing his PhD in Biophysics and Computational Biology as part of the Medical Scholars Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Utilizing molecular dynamics simulations, he studied the interaction of volatile anesthetics with the membrane-protein interface. He then went on to complete his medical studies (MD) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Following this, he matriculated to the Academic Scholars Advancement Program (ASAP) at Washington University in Saint Louis, an innovative track that emphasizes research for physician-scientists. He completed residency training at Washington University in Saint Louis and is pursuing a fellowship in adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology at Washington University in Saint Louis. His current research focuses on utilizing molecular dynamics simulations to study the effect of native lipid species on the gating function of pentameric ligand-gated ion channels, with particular attention on free fatty acids.

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Christian S. Guay, MD
Writer for The Daily Dose 2018-21

Resident Physician, Department of Anesthesiology, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Dr. Christian Guay’s clinical work centers on patient care in the perioperative and intensive care settings. After completing anesthesiology residency, he is pursuing dual fellowship training in critical care and adult cardiothoracic anesthesia. His research leverages a background in neurosciences and engineering to develop neurotechnologies that precisely modulate brain states during sleep, sedation, and general anesthesia. He also has a strong interest in the science and philosophy of consciousness.

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Shari Fisher Hinds, RN, MSN, FNP
Writer for The Daily Dose 2021

Shari has over 13 years of experience working in the medical field as both a Registered Nurse and Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with her BSN from the University of Kansas School of Nursing, and went on to obtain her MSN from the University of California, San Francisco. Her nursing experience includes working in the fields of pediatrics and labor and delivery, as well as working in Primary Care as an FNP.

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Hana Nadeem
Writer for The Daily Dose 2021
Medical student (MS3), St. George’s University, Grenada

A third-year medical student at St George’s University, Grenada, Hana received her Bachelor in Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at Université de Montréal, Canada. She worked on a project at Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) research center, studying the mechanisms of glucolipotoxicity and the detoxification of excess nutrients. She is currently completing her clinical training in New York with interest in anesthesiology and pain management. In her free time, she enjoys drawing, learning new languages and traveling.

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Saul Siller, MD, PhD
Writer for The Daily Dose 2021
Hospital Resident, Anesthesiology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Saul S. Siller, MD, PhD, is a current resident in the Residency Program at Yale School of Medicine and a member of the residency program’s research track, known as the Research Scholars Program. He obtained his BA from Vanderbilt University, double majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology and Spanish. He performed undergraduate research in the field of developmental neurobiology in the laboratory of Kendal Broadie. He then went to Stony Brook University where he obtained both his MD and PhD degrees through the institution’s Medical Scientist Training Program. His PhD is in molecular and cellular pharmacology, and he conducted his dissertation work with Ken-Ichi Takemaru, studying airway ciliated cell differentiation.

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2020 Team

Adaora M. Chima, MBBS, MPH
Writer for The Daily Dose 2019-20

Resident Physician, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York

Adaora Chima is an anesthesiology resident at University of Rochester, New York, with interests in pediatric anesthesiology, simulation-based training, and perioperative technology for austere settings. She received her medical education at University of Nigeria, Nigeria, and a Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Maryland. Adaora completes her residency training this summer and is excited to commence her Pediatric Anesthesiology fellowship at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital this fall.

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Douglas A. Colquhoun, MB ChB
Writer for The Daily Dose 2019-20

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Division of Critical Care Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Dr. Colquhoun works with the Multicenter Perioperative Research Group (MPOG) to understand how care decisions made in operating rooms across the country impact patient outcomes. This is his second visit to Montreal and he is excited to explore more of the old town and practice his extremely limited French.

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2019 Team

Carla Todaro, MD
Writer for The Daily Dose 2019 and 2018

Neuroanesthesia Fellow, LHSC – Western University, London, Ontario, Canada

Her major interests are medical education, leadership and patient safety. She is an untiring critical reader, loves to travel and deeply believes in the importance of exchanging opinions with colleagues from all over the world to improve the quality of patient care.

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Michael R. Mathis, MD
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Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology; Director, Cardiac Anesthesia Research, University of Michigan Anesthesiology

Dr. Michael Mathis received his B.S.E. degree at Duke University and subsequently completed medical school, residency, and cardiothoracic anesthesia/T32 fellowship training at the University of Michigan. Dr. Mathis is an Assistant Professor and Director of Cardiac Anesthesia Research at the University of Michigan. His research interests are in improving perioperative care for patients with advanced cardiovascular disease, particularly for patients with heart failure. As part of the Multicenter Perioperative Outcomes Group (MPOG), he plays a lead role in integration of data from national cardiac and thoracic surgery registries. He also has interests in leveraging novel data science methods to understand patterns within highly granular intraoperative physiologic data, studying hemodynamic responses to surgical and anesthetic stimuli as a means for early detection of cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Mathis has secured NIH funding through a K01 grant studying a perioperative data-driven approach to the diagnosis of heart failure.

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2018 Team

Michael D. McDonald, MD
Writer for The Daily Dose 2018
Resident, Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Michael D. McDonald, MD is a resident at the University of Pennsylvania in Anesthesiology and Critical Care. He completed his medical school education at the University of Pennsylvania. His academic interests include medical education and clinical research related to cardiothoracic critical care and ECMO.

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Nawal Ragheb-Mueller, DO, PhD, MPH
Writer for The Daily Dose 2018
Attending Physician, JHS Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL

After an early career as an NIH-supported epidemiologist, Dr Ragheb-Mueller decided to enter medical school. During her clinical rotations, she had the good fortune to spend six months in Malawi at Blantyre’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital and decided to pursue a career in anesthesiology. Today, she works at JHS Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management, where she enjoys working at the crossroads of public health and medicine with the residents in her department who hail from across North America and around the world.

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Linda M. Trapani, MD
Writer for The Daily Dose 2018
Fellow, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Case Western Reserve University Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Dr. Trapani’s clinical interests include pediatric anesthesiology, obstetric anesthesiology and patient safety. When she’s not in the OR, she enjoys yoga, painting, gardening and reading. 

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