Dr. Jason C. Brookman is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management Division. He specializes in anesthesiology, critical care medicine, pain management and ultrasound. Dr. Brookman is engaged in numerous projects to redesign clinical workflow to improve practice efficiency and quality and to reevaluate and purchase clinical supplies and equipment. He also serves as the Fellowship Program Director for Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine. Dr. Brookman’s academic and teaching interests include multimodal analgesia and clinical therapeutics in the acute perioperative period, paravertebral nerve blockade for postoperative pain management, analgesic mechanisms of intravenous lidocaine, gabapentin, and ketamine and related NMDA-receptor blockers, and information management and medical devices in the perioperative clinical environment.