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“My goal is to improve patient quality of life and restore functionality, through an interdisciplinary approach to patient care. I am also committed to enhancing outcomes and patient safety as it applies to the field of perioperative and pain medicine.” Dr. Newmark is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, and the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology of Alameda Health System. The focus of Dr. Newmark's career has been to address national health issues through community and health system leadership and medical education, particularly surrounding the topics of perioperative and surgical care quality, opioid safety, addiction related care, pandemic and mass casualty response planning, and addressing health equity and bias in health care delivery. Dr. Newmark’s patient care and clinical interests include chronic and acute pain management, interdisciplinary / procedural pain treatment, team based approaches to patients with dual acute or chronic pain and substance use disorders, as well as anesthesia for trauma and spine surgery. His academic interests involve immersive based learning, trainee performance, and patient outcomes and safety. He continues to develop pain medicine simulation scenarios and other educational programs within the Stanford Division of Pain Medicine, as well as treat patients while supervising pain medicine fellows.
Clinical Interests:<br/>Chronic & perioperative pain, interdisciplinary & procedural pain treatment, trauma anesthesia, spine surgery anesthesia <br/><br/>Academic Interests:<br/>- Graduate & undergraduate medical education, medical simulation & immersive learning, performance assessment & evaluation, adult learning theory, clinician selection processes, patient safety & quality of care, health equity