Zana Cabak-Borovcanin, M.D., M.Sc.
English, Bosnian, Serbo-Croatian
Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology
Professor - Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine (SMD)
Professor - Department of Emergency Medicine (SMD) - Joint
Residency & Fellowship
Residency, Anesthesiology, State University of New York College at Buffalo. 1998 - 2001
Internship, Internal Medicine, State University of New York College at Buffalo. 1997 - 1998
Fellowship, Allergy & Immunology, University of Zagreb (Croatia). 1986 - 1988
MD | University of Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina). 1984
First Place Award – Best Abstract and Poster Presentation, Fifth Lawrence Educational Symposium, The Pediatric Multidisciplinary. 2019
Best Abstract Finalist. Innovation in Med Education Category. Educational Innovation in Difficult Airway Management. 2017
Second Place Abstract – Innovative Curriculum Category, Educational Innovation in Difficult Airway Management:. 2016
Top Five Abstracts chosen for Oral Presentation – Innovative Curriculum Category.. 2016
Ronald A. Gabel, M.D., Award for Teaching Excellence in Anesthesiology, Nominated. 2015
Second Place Award – Medically Challenging Cases Category.33rd Annual International Symposium: Clinical Update in Anesthesiology. 2015
"Implementation and Evaluation of URMC Difficult Airway Response Team (DART)" – First Place Award. 2014
Ronald A. Gabel, M.D., Award for Teaching Excellence in Anesthesiology, Nominated. 2013
First Place Award – Poster Presentation Category of New York Academy of Medicine, Section on Anesthesiology,. 2013
Association of American Medical Colleges Mid-Career Women Faculty Professional Seminar Attendee,. 2012
Second Place Award – Airway Management Category. Abstract / Power Point Presentation at 2012 Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conf. 2012
Ronald A. Gabel, M.D., Award for Teaching Excellence in Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Finalist. 2010
Ronald A. Gabel, M.D., Award for Teaching Excellence in Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Recipient. 2009
Ronald A. Gabel, M.D., Award for Teaching Excellence in Anesthesiology, University of Rochester, Finalist. 2008
Perioperative Management of Ehlers-Danlos Type III Syndrome Associated With Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia in Patients Undergoing General Anesthesia
Laserna, Andres; Nishtar, Mahd; Vidovich, Courtney; Borovcanin, Zana.
Cureus. 2021; 13(11): e19311.
Evaluating Performance of Difficult Airway Response Team at Academic Center: Four Years in Review.
Borovcanin, Zana; Burr,Andrew; Galton, Christopher.
Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care. 2020; 30: e96-e97.
The Pediatric Multidisciplinary Difficult Airway Course - an innovation in airway education.
Borovcanin, Zana; Davis, Michael; Correll, Lynnie.
Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care,. 2020; 30: e148.
Submental endotracheal intubation for complex maxillofacial trauma: an alternative way of sharing the airway.
Borovcanin, Zana; Park, Meghan; Vorrasi, John.
Trends in Anaesthesia and Critical Care,. 2020; : e147.
Smith DI, Chiem JL, Burk S, Borovcanin ZC, Tran NH
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.. 2017 June 110 (6):245-248. Epub 01/24/2017.
Borovcanin Z, Shapiro JR
Anesthesiology research and practice.. 2012 2012 :737151. Epub 02/28/2012.
Dupanovic M, Isaacson SA, Borovcanin Z, Jain S, Korten S, Karan S, Messing SP
Journal of clinical anesthesia.. 2010 August 22 (5):352-9. Epub 1900 01 01.
Spinal Cord Tumors (2019)
Chapter: Neuro-Anesthesiology Considerations in Spinal Cord Tumors.
Authors: Borovcanin, Z.; Ramaiah, V.; Nadler, J.
Publisher: K. Arnautovic, Z. Gokaslan, Springer 2019
Clinical Airway Management: An Illustrated Case-Based Approach (2017)
Chapter: Introducing the Difficult Airway
Authors: Borovcanin, Z.; Shapiro, J.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2017
Encyclopedia of Trauma Care (2015)
Chapter: Anesthesia for Abdominal Major Vascular Injury
Authors: Borovcanin, Z.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015