Central Line episode 71: Anesthesiology - A Family Affair
Mother and daughter anesthesiologists, Drs. Susan and Allie Taylor, join Dr. Striker to discuss how family and career intersect, how the specialty continues to evolve, and the role of gender in the workplace across generations. Recorded June 2022.
Allison Taylor, MD, is a CA-3 at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her personal interests include cooking and spending time outside in the garden with family. Dr. Taylor received her undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied geography and communication arts. She then taught English abroad before completing the pre-medical pre-requisites at the University of Virginia. She returned to her hometown, Milwaukee, to attend the Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school. Dr. Taylor will continue her training as a pain fellow at the University of Iowa.
Susan P. Taylor, MD, MPH
Susan P. Taylor, MD, MPH, is a recently retired associate professor of anesthesiology at Children’s Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin. She was a pediatric anesthesiologist with interests in congenital heart disease, procedural sedation, and care of children with autism spectrum and behavioral disorders. She remains involved in global health participating in surgical missions and serving on the board of directors for Alliance for Smile and the Vellore Christian Medical College Foundation. Dr. Taylor graduated with honors from the University of Virginia and received her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School and a master of public health from the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her anesthesia residency and pain fellowship at the University of Virginia and a pediatric anesthesia fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Adam Striker, MD, FASA
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.