Daryl A. Oakes, MD, Named Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education

May 25, 2018

Daryl A. Oakes, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine has been appointed Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education.

Dr. Oakes received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School, followed by internship and residency in anesthesiology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She completed clinical fellowship in adult cardiac anesthesiology at Stanford and joined our faculty in 2006. Dr. Oakes has received teaching awards and distinguished herself as an educator at Stanford. She is currently the program director of the adult cardiothoracic anesthesia fellowship in the Department of Anesthesia and is well-versed in the ACGME accreditation process. She is a national expert on the perioperative use of transesophageal echocardiography.

During her time on the Stanford faculty, Dr. Oakes has developed several innovative programs, including developing curricula to train residents in basic perioperative transesophageal echocardiography. This echocardiography training experience has been a model for anesthesia programs nationally. Dr. Oakes has gained national recognition by serving on the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia’s Annual Meeting Scientific Program Planning Committee, and she is currently the Co-Vice Chief of Education in the Stanford’s Division of Cardiac Anesthesia.

Dr. Oakes’s position acknowledges the importance of continuing medical education to maintain and enhance the knowledge and skills of practitioners of medicine and to showcase cutting-edge scientific and clinical innovations occurring at Stanford Medicine.