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Dr. Randall Flick was the Inaugural Speaker for the Myron Yaster and David Nichols Endowed Lectureship on Thursday November 17th. During his visit, Dr. Flick met with ACCM faculty and trainees about career development and research. 

Inaugural Myron Yaster & David Nichols Endowed Lectureship
Anesthetic Related Neurotoxicity – A Saga in Four Acts
-A Continuing Tale of Two Decades of Research Collaboration and Success
-Some Random Thoughts on Leadership and Professional Success

Randy Flick, MD, MPH is a JH ACCM Alum, Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center and international expert in pediatric anesthetic neurotoxicity. He is a consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology with a joint appointment in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine. Dr. Flick is Medical Director of the Mayo Clinic Children’s Center and in his role oversees all pediatric activity across the Mayo Clinic Enterprise reporting directly to both the Mayo Clinic Dean for Practice and the CEO. He holds the academic rank of Professor of Anesthesiology and Professor of Pediatrics. Dr. Flick is a past president the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia Board of Directors and previously chaired the ASA Committee on Pediatric Anesthesiology. For the United States Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Flick has served as Chair of the Advisory Committee on Anesthetics and Analgesic Drug Products and currently serves as a member of the Pediatric Advisory Committee reporting directly to the FDA commissioner.

Recognized as an international expert in his field, Dr. Flick has presented at numerous local, regional, national, and international meetings. He is a prolific publisher, with over 100 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters to his credit. Dr. Flick’s research interests include outcomes in pediatric anesthesia, neurodevelopment effect of anesthetic exposure, and quality in pediatric hospital care. He is Co-PI on a federally funded study of the effects of anesthetic exposure on the developing brain (R01 HD071907-04, MASK Study) and co-investigator on a follow-up study (R01 HD099147-01A1) Neuroimaging Studies in Pediatric Anesthesia Neurotoxicity.

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