Bio

Clinical Focus


  • Anesthesia
  • Liver Transplant Anesthesia
  • Obstetric Anesthesia

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Departmental Well-Being Director, Stanford Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (2018 - Present)

Honors & Awards


  • Teaching and Mentoring Academy Innovation Grant, Stanford School of Medicine (2016)
  • Teaching Scholar, "A Curriculum for Residents to Assess and Enhance their Emotional Intelligence", Stanford Department of Anesthesiology (2015-2016)
  • Resident of the Year, Stanford Department of Anesthesiology (2012-2013)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations


  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (2009 - Present)
  • Peer Support and Resiliency in Medicine (PRIME), Co-Director, Stanford Department of Anesthesiology (2015 - Present)

Professional Education


  • Internship:Alameda County Highland Hospital Internal Medicine Residency (2010) CA
  • Residency:Stanford University Anesthesiology Residency (2013) CA
  • Medical Education:New York University School of Medicine (2009) NY
  • Board Certification: Anesthesia, American Board of Anesthesiology (2015)
  • Undergraduate, Columbia University NY, Religion (2004)

Publications

All Publications


  • Assessing the Workplace Culture and Learning Climate in the Inpatient Operating Room Suite at an Academic Medical Center JOURNAL OF SURGICAL EDUCATION Tanaka, P., Hasan, N., Tseng, A., Tran, C., Macario, A., Harris, I. 2019; 76 (3): 644?51
  • Assessing the Workplace Culture and Learning Climate in the Inpatient Operating Room Suite at an Academic Medical Center. Journal of surgical education Tanaka, P., Hasan, N., Tseng, A., Tran, C., Macario, A., Harris, I. 2019

    Abstract

    OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to elicit perspectives from operating room (OR) personnel on the workplace culture and learning climate in the surgical suite, and to identify behaviors associated with a positive culture and learning climate.DESIGN: Qualitative analyses using survey methodology.SETTING: Main hospital OR suite at a large academic medical center.PARTICIPANTS: Nurses, faculty, and residents who work in the OR suite.RESULTS: To improve the OR environment, survey respondents (n?=?60) recommended: (1) promoting a respectful "no blame" culture; (2) promoting social cohesion and cross-collaboration; (3) improving communication regarding performance feedback and patient safety; (4) building small interdisciplinary teams working toward common goals; and (5) improving learning opportunities that support professional growth.CONCLUSIONS: Opportunities exist to improve the OR workplace culture and thereby the learning environment.

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