Clinical Focus

  • Anesthesia

Academic Appointments

Honors & Awards

  • Rathmann Fellow, E4C Medical Education Fellowship in Patient Centered Care. (July 2014 - June 2015)

Professional Education

  • Fellowship:Stanford University Critical Care Medicine Fellowship (2013) CA
  • Board Certification: Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Anesthesiology (2013)
  • Board Certification: Anesthesia, American Board of Anesthesiology (2013)
  • Residency:Stanford University (2012) CA
  • Internship:Kaiser Found Hosp San Fran (2009) CA
  • Medical Education:Stanford University (2008) CA

Research & Scholarship

Clinical Trials

  • Safety and Efficacy of Polymyxin B Hemoperfusion (PMX) for Septic Shock Recruiting

    To compare the safety and efficacy of the PMX cartridge based on mortality at 28-days in subjects with septic shock who have high levels of endotoxin and are treated with standard medical care plus use of the PMX cartridge, versus subjects who receive standard medical care alone.

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  • Study of a Candidate Clostridium Difficile Toxoid Vaccine in Subjects at Risk for C. Difficile Infection Recruiting

    The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of the candidate Clostridium difficile vaccine to prevent primary symptomatic C. difficile infection (CDI) in subjects a risk for CDI where there is a substantial unmet medical need. Primary objective: - To assess the efficacy of the C. difficile vaccine in preventing the onset of symptomatic primary CDI confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in adult subjects aged ? 50 years who are at risk for CDI and have received at least 1 injection. Secondary Objectives: Efficacy: - To assess prevention of symptomatic PCR-confirmed primary CDI cases after 3 injections administered at 0, 7, and 30 days - To assess prevention of symptomatic PCR-confirmed primary CDI cases after completion of at least 2 injections. Immunogenicity: - To describe the immunogenicity to toxin A and toxin B in the subset of subjects at specific time points. Safety: - To describe the safety profile of all subjects who receive at least 1 injection.

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Graduate and Fellowship Programs

  • Critical Care Medicine (Fellowship Program)


All Publications

  • Examining Health Care Costs: Opportunities to Provide Value in the Intensive Care Unit. Anesthesiology clinics Chang, B., Lorenzo, J., Macario, A. 2015; 33 (4): 753-770


    As health care costs threaten the economic stability of American society, increasing pressures to focus on value-based health care have led to the development of protocols for fast-track cardiac surgery and for delirium management. Critical care services can be led by anesthesiologists with the goal of improving ICU outcomes and at the same time decreasing the rising cost of ICU medicine.

    View details for DOI 10.1016/j.anclin.2015.07.012

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