May 2, 2022

Four residents earn awards at annual Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference

Michigan Anesthesiology MARC 2022 participants

Congratulations to the 12 Michigan Anesthesiology residents who participated in the Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC) this past weekend. The annual conference — the largest of its kind — brought together more than 600 residents from 35 anesthesia departments to present unique and medically complex cases.

Four residents placed in their respective categories: 

Albert Byun, CA-1
First Place - Cardiovascular
Presentation: Undifferentiated Hypoxia During Complex Cardiac Surgery 

Michael Tobar, CA-1
First Place - Obstetric
Presentation: Pandemic Pregnancy Complicated by COVID-19 and Coagulopathy

Chelsea Angel, CA-1
Second Place - Ambulatory
Presentation: Gas Embolism During Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

Jay Saggu, CA-2
Third Place - Critical Care
Presentation: Testing for HIT: Challenges and Implications in Cardiac Surgery Patients 

About MARC: The Association of Midwest Academic Anesthesia Chairs (AMAAC) has facilitated MARC since 1961. The event’s mission is to encourage and support resident research and scholarly activity in their home departments and to allow residents to share their work among their peers in a friendly, educational atmosphere.