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Suzanne Beth Karan, M.D.

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Office: (585) 275-1384

Fax: (585) 276-0122

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    MD | SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn

    Post-doctoral Training & Residency

    08/01/2002 - 07/31/2003
    Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center

    12/01/2001 - 06/30/2002
    Fellowship at University of Rochester Medical Center

    07/01/1998 - 12/31/2001
    Residency in Anesthesiology at University of Rochester Medical Center

    07/01/1997 - 06/30/1998
    Internship in Internal Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center

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    Recipient of 2021 MCIC Patient Safety Discretionary Award (25k) to reboot prior work on the Physician and Attorney Cooperative E

    Recipient of Fulbright Scholar Award to Hebrew University (declined)
    Sponsor: United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cult

    Applying Principles of Medical Training: Individual Teacher Training
    Sponsor: Harvard Medical School
    Location: Boston, MA

    2009 - 2010
    Mentoring Program (Applied for and obtained $3,400 Grant to participate in academic development)
    Sponsor: American Society of Anesthesiology
    Location: University of Rochester

    IX Oxford Conference Trainee Scholar
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation
    Location: Paris, France

    Intern of the Year
    Sponsor: Maimonides Medical Center

    Jennifer Timbrook Memorial Award for Student Service

    1996 - 1997
    Sponsor: Student Center Governing Board

    1996 - 1997
    Chairperson, Liaison
    Sponsor: Committee on Medical Education Student Council

    1994 - 1997
    President, 1997 Class of Medicine
    Sponsor: SUNY Health Science Center Brooklyn

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    Journal Articles

    Pyne, SG; Gloff, MS; Kreso, MA; Spring, CI; Gewandter, JS; Lindenmuth, DM; Kamdar, BB; Karan, SB. "Patient Selection Criteria in Ambulatory Surgery – A Single-Center Experience to Reflect on Development, Implementation and Evaluation of its Impact." Ambulatory Surgery. 2021; 27(4): 64-68.

    Hincker, A; Nadler, J; Karan, S; et al. "Sleep Apnea and Fetal Growth Restriction (SAFER) study: protocol for a pragmatic randomised clinical trial of positive airway pressure as an antenatal therapy for fetal growth restriction in maternal obstructive sleep apnoea". BMJ Open. 2021; 11(6): e049120.

    Love, ER; Dexter, F; Reminick, JI; Sanford, JA; Karan, S. "Interview Data Highlight Importance of "Same State" on Anesthesiology Residency Match." Anesth Analg. 2021; 132(1): 223-230.

    Books & Chapters

    Chapter Title: Carcinoid Syndrome
    Book Title: Decision Making in Anesthesiology: An Algorithmic Approach
    Author List: Suzanne B. Karan, Denham S. Ward
    Edited By: Lois L. Bready, Dawn Dillman, Susan H. Noorily
    Published By: Mosby Elsevier 2007

    Chapter Title: Ventilatory effects of cardiovascular drugs. In:Pharmacology and Pathophysiology of the Control of Breathing
    Book Title: Lung Biology in Health and Disease
    Author List: Ward DS, Karan S.
    Edited By: Ward DS, Dahan A, Teppema L
    Published By: Taylor & Francis 2005 in Boca Raton

    Chapter Title: Effects of Pain and Audiovisual Stimulation on the Hypoxic Ventilatory Response
    Book Title: Post-Genomic Perspectives in Modeling and Control of Breathing
    Author List: Karan, SB; Norton, JR; Voter, W; Palmer, L; Ward, DS
    Edited By: Champagnat, J; Denavit-Saubie, M; Fortin, G; Foutz, AS; Thoby-Brisson, M
    Published By: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers 2004 in New York City