Dr. Destiny Chau, editor for SEE, joins Dr. Adam Striker to discuss recent findings explored in this issue of SEE related to the role of hospital level factors on maternal morbidity as it relates to racial disparities as well as the possibility of monitoring urine oxygenation to better address acute kidney injury (AKI). Recorded February 2023.
Destiny Chau, MD, is a professor of anesthesiology and pain medicine, pediatric cardiac anesthesiology fellowship program director, and professional coach at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Dr. Chau is passionate about advancing the wellness for all children, promoting faculty’s professional and personal growth, and fighting against health disparities at home and abroad.
Dr. Chau received her undergraduate degree at the West Virginia University Institute of Technology in chemical engineering. She later studied medicine at the University of Kentucky where she remained for residency in anesthesiology. Afterwards, she completed fellowship training in pediatric cardiac anesthesiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is a certified executive and professional coach through the University of Texas at Dallas. Dr. Chau’s humanitarian travels have taken her to Peru, Honduras, Guyana, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and underserved areas in the United States. Her friends may or may not call her “Dr. Sea Anchor.”
Adam Striker, MD, FASA, is currently Chair of the ASA Committee on Communications, and is the series editor for ASA’s Central Line podcast series. He is an Associate Professor and serves as staff anesthesiologist in the Division of Cardiac Anesthesia at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia at Kentucky Children’s Hospital as part of the Joint Congenital Heart Care Program. He received his undergraduate degree in engineering from Purdue University and his medical degree from Indiana University. He completed his pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at Northwestern University.
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Date of last update: February 27, 2023