Mentor Program
The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Kansas Medical Center
mentor program is designed to provide students interested in anesthesiology with
an opportunity to shadow a departmental faculty member. Students interested in
obtaining a mentor should feel free to contract those listed below who have
volunteered to serve as mentors
[Note: Please link with email address. The list below provides those who are willing
to serve as mentors as well as areas of clinical focus]
Grace Shih: OB Anesthesia, General Anesthesia
Heather Mitzel: Pediatric Anesthesia, General Anesthesia
David Wild: Transplant Anesthesia, General Anesthesia
Jennifer Hansen: Pediatric Anesthesia, General Anesthesia
Kenneth Kreisler: Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, General Anesthesia
Andrea Nicol: Chronic Pain, Clinical Research
Joel Grigsby: Critical Care, General Anesthesia
Michael McCartney: General Anesthesia
Gina Hendren: General Anesthesia
Gregory Unruh: ENT Anesthesia, General Anesthesia
Brigid Flynn: Critical Care
Jay Nachtigal: Transplant Anesthesia, General Anesthesia
Jim Kindscher: Transplant Anesthesia, General Anesthesia
Tim Krause: General Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia
Amanda Downey: General Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia
Adam Reese: Neuroanesthesiology, General Anesthesia
Dawood Sayed: Chronic Pain
Katherine Palmieri: Critical Care, General Anesthesia
Usman Latif: General Anesthesia, Regional Anesthesia, Interventional Pain,
Neuromodulation, Education Technology, Medical Informatics and Big Data,
Business of Medicine
Smith Manion: Chronic Pain, Interventional Pain, Regional Anesthesia
Cliff Layton: General Anesthesia

Mentor Program The Department of Anesthesiology at the University