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Department of Anesthesiology: Herrera named inaugural associate vice chair for well-being

After an extensive search with many impressive applicants, we are thrilled to announce that Erin Herrera, CRNA, as the inaugural Associate Vice Chair for Well-Being. 

Michael S. Avidan, MBBCh, FCASA
Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology
Head of the Department of Anesthesiology

Scott D. Markowitz, MD
Vice Chair for Professional Development and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (PDDEI)

Having been at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital since she was a patient care tech prior to nursing school, Ms. Herrera, CRNA, brings a love of the institution and contextual awareness, along with a critical understanding of recruitment and retention, and experience in navigating the challenges of clinical service, leadership, family, and proficiency in programming. In this new Associate Vice Chair role, Ms. Herrera will work closely with the Vice Chair for Professional Development and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and will develop and implement innovative well-being programs in the department.

Learn more about Ms. Herrera’s appointment