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CURRICULUM VITAE

Elizabeth H. Ellinas MD
Associate Dean, Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
Division of Clinical

OFFICE ADDRESS:
Hub for Collaborative Medicine
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
Phone: 414-955-8767
Email: libby@mcw.edu

EDUCATION:
1983 - 1988 BS - Agricultural Journalism & Molecular Biology w/Honors, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1988 - 1992 MD, Pritzker School of Medicine - University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
09/01/2013 - Present MS in progress, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS:
1992 - 1993 Internship, Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Hospital, Seattle, WA
1993 - 1994 Residency Part 1, Anesthesiology, University of Washington Hospitals, Seattle, WA
1994 - 1996 Residency Part 2, Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
2000 - 2001 Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2006 - 2007 Faculty Leadership Development Program, Executive Programs, University of WI -- Milwaukee and Medical college of WI, Milwaukee, WI
2007 - 2010 Docere Fellow in Medical Education, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2014 - 06/2015 MCW Leadership Academy, Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, Executive programs, MCW and University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, University of WI Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI
07/01/2015 - 06/30/2016 Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women, International Center for Executive Leadership in Academics (ICELA at Drexel), Drexel University College of Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, 2900 Queen Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19129

FACULTY APPOINTMENTS:
2001 - 2010 Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2010 - 2019 Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
07/2019 - Present Professor, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
07/01/2014 - 12/01/2015 Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs, Medical College of Wisconsin
12/01/2015 - 06/30/2018 Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Women's Leadership, Medical College of Wisconsin
03/01/2017 - Present Faculty Pillar Faculty for Women's Leadership, Kern Institute, MCW
07/01/2018 - Present Associate Dean for Women's Leadership, MCW
07/01/2018 - Present Director, Center for the Advancement of Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM), Provost's Office, MCW

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
2005 - 2014 Course Director OB Anesthesia for Anesthesiology Residents, Anesthesiology, OB Anesthesia, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2005 - 2017 Course Director OB Anesthesia for M4s, Anesthesiology, OB Anesthesia, Wheaton Franciscan Hospital -- St. Joseph, Milwaukee, WI
2006 - 2017 OB Anesthesia Fellowship Director, OB Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2009 - 2013 Clinician Educator Pathway Council, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
2013 - 2017 Coordinator National OB Fellows Webinar, Society Education in Anesthesia

HOSPITAL AND CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS:
1996 - 1999 Medical Director Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Carroll County Hospital, 309 11th St., Carrollton, KY 41008
1997 - 1999 President of Medical Staff, Carroll County Hospital, 309 11th St., Carrollton, KY 41008
07/2007 - 01/2017 Chief of Obstetric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, OB Anesthesia, Wheaton Franciscan Hospitals -- St. Joseph, 5000 W. Chambers St, Milwaukee, WI 53210
07/2009 - 01/2017 Chief of Obstetric Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, OB Anesthesia, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226

HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES:
09/01/1996 - 08/1999 Staff Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology, Carroll County Hospital, 309 11th St., Carrollton, KY 41008
1998 - 1999 Staff Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology, OB Anesthesia, Norton Hospital, 200 E. Chestnut St., Louisville, KY 40202
01/01/2000 - Present Staff Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology, Froedtert Hospital, 9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53226
01/01/2000 - 07/01/2020 Staff Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiologist, OB Anesthesia, Wheaton Franciscan Hospitals -- St. Joseph, 5000 W. Chambers St., Milwaukee, WI 53210
2007 - 2020 Staff Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology, Zablocki VA Medical Center, 5000 W. National Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53295
01/01/2013 - 05/01/2018 Staff Anesthesiologist, Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, 9000 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226

SPECIALTY BOARDS AND CERTIFICATION:
Board Certified
Issue DateExpiration
Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology
04/1997
None
MOCA Recertified
08/2005
2025
 
Licensure
Number Issue DateExpiration
Kentucky License
1996
2000
Wisconsin License
1999
None
 

AWARDS AND HONORS:
2006 Outstanding Teacher, OB Anesthesia
2007 Teacher of the Year, Anesthesiology
2009 - 2010 MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teachers, Medical College of WI
2010 - 2011 MCW Outstanding Medical Student Teachers, Medical College of WI
2011 Outstanding Faculty Service Award, MCW -- Faculty Career Development Council
2013 Outstanding Faculty Service Award, MCW -- Women's Faculty Council
2017 Top Reviewers Award, Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME)
2017 SOAP Media Award for Fellowship Webinars, SOAP (Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology)

MEMBERSHIPS IN HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
1996 - Present American Society of Anesthesiologists (Member)
2000 - Present Wisconsin Society of Anesthesiologists (Member)
2000 - Present Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (Member)
2000 - Present Society for Education in Anesthesia (Member)
2000 - 2009 American Society for Regional Anesthesia (Member)
2013 - 2017 Association of Anesthesiology Specialty Program Directors (Member)
2013 - 2015 American Medical Association (Member)
07/01/2014 - Present Group on Faculty Affairs GFA, AAMC (Member)
07/01/2016 - Present Group on Women in Medicine GWIMS, AAMC (Member)

EDITORSHIPS/EDITORIAL BOARDS/JOURNAL REVIEWS:
Journal Review
2008 - Present Anesthesia & Analgesia
2009 - 2010 Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) of the Association of American Medical Colleges
2013 - Present Journal of Graduate Medical Education
2014 - Present MedEdPORTAL
2014 - Present Journal Women's Health
2016 - Present Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
2016 - Present Journal of Clinical Anesthesia
2019 - Present British Journal Anesthesiology
2019 - Present Academic Medicine
2020 - Present Women's Health Reports
2020 - Present JAMA

NATIONAL ELECTED/APPOINTED LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEE POSITIONS:
2007 - 2010 Member, Committee on Resident Curriculum, Society for Education in Anesthesia
2008 - 2010 Member, Committee on Website, Society for Education in Anesthesia
2009 - 2010 Member, ACGME Committee, Society for Education in Anesthesia
2010 - 2011 Chair-Elect, ACGME Committee, Society for Education in Anesthesia
2011 - 2015 Member, Committee for the Development of Simulation Sessions for OB Anesthesia, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
2011 - 2012 Member, Abstract Review Subcommittee on Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, American Society of Anesthesiology
2011 - 2012 Member, Committee for Research, Society for Education in Anesthesiology
2013 - 2014 Chair, Ad Hoc Committee for the creation of the SOAP OB Anesthesia Program Directors' Committee, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology
2013 - 2017 Council Member, AASPD Council, Association of Anesthesiology Specialty Program Directors
2014 - 2017 Chair, OB Fellowship Committee, SOAP
2014 Abstract Reviewer AAMC Annual Meeting
2014 - Present Member, Group on Faculty Affairs, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
2014 - Present Member, Faculty Forward Learning Community, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
2015 - Present Member, Group on Women in Medicine and Science, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
2018 - Present Member at Large, Steering Committee Group on Women in Science and Medicine (GWIMS), Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
2019 Co-Chair, National Meeting Co-Chair Spring Meeting 2019, Society for Education in Anesthesiology

RESEARCH GRANTS/AWARDS/CONTRACTS/PROJECTS:
Prior
Peer Review
Title:
2014 Joan F. Giambalvo Grant for the Advancement of Women
Source:
American Medical Association’s (AMA)
Role:
Principal Investigator
Dates:
10/01/2014 - 10/01/2015
Direct Funds:
$10,000
 
Non-Peer Review
Title:
Women Faculty Promotion and Retention Grant
Source:
MCW Dean's Office
Role:
Principal Investigator
PI:
Elizabeth Ellinas
Dates:
07/01/2012 - 06/30/2014
Direct Funds:
$7,500 (Plus one day per week for Prinicipal Investigator)
 

INVITED LECTURES/WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
Local
Ellinas EH, Lecture. Risk or Rumor: Undesirable side effects of labor analgesia on mom and baby., Grand Rounds OBGYN, WFHC-St Joseph, 04/2007
Ellinas EH, Lecture/Workshop: Professionalism for Anesthesiology; Orthopedic Surgery, Neurology, Pediatric Pulmonology & Critical Care, PM&R, ER, Allergy & Immunology, OBGYN, Nephrology, Anesthesiology Pain Management, Grand Rounds Multiple Departments, Milwaukee, WI, 2007
Ellinas EH, Lecture: Feedback: The Pain, the Joy, the "Really, I have to do that?", OBGYN Grand Rounds, WFHC-St. Joseph, 09/2012
Ellinas EH, Gender Differences in Promotion, Retention & Leadership-Seeking, Tempo (Community Women's Leadership Organization), Madison, WI, 05/10/2015
Ellinas EH, Gender Discrimination Workshop "I am a Girl", Kaleidoscope Series, MCW, 03/21/2016
Team Leader, NCBI, Welcoming Diversity Workshop, MCW, 11/07/2016
Team Leader, NCBI, Welcoming Diversity Workshop, MCW, 01/10/2017
Faculty Leader, Poverty Simulation, Urban and Community Health Pathway, MCW, 03/09/2017
Faculty Participant, DSHREP Interview Workshop, Help underrepresented-in-medicine college students prepare for medical school interviews, MCW, 06/27/2017
Team Leader, NCBI, Welcoming Diversity Workshop, MCW, 06/27/2017
Ellinas, Leaning In or Out -- Women in Leadership, UWM WISE: Women in Science and Engineering, Milwaukee, WI, 11/02/2017
Ellinas EH, Gender Perceptions and Trainee Evaluations of Physician Faculty, Kern Institute Journal Club, MCW, 06/25/2018
Ellinas EH, Olsen G, In Shock Book Discussion: Gender Lens, Kern Common Read Event, Medical College of Wisconsin, 04/10/2019
Ellinas EH, Kaljo K, Cultural Humility Workshop: Mentoring Across the Divide for Anesthesiologists, Anesthesiology Faculty Development, MCW, 10/09/2019
Kaljo K, and Ellinas EH, Cultural Humility: A Journey to Address Difference, Professionalism Week, MCW, 10/11/2019
Kassulke C, Jotterand F, George S, Ellinas EH, Meeting Survivor: Equity in Action, Professionalism Week, MCW, 10/15/2019
Ellinas EH, Kaljo K, Meurer L, Siker M, Mentoring Across the Divide: Cultural and Gender Humility in the Mentoring Relationship, Professionalism Week, MCW, 10/17/2019
Ellinas EH, IWill MCW: Why, What, Now What?, Pediatric Surgery Grand Rounds, MCW, 02/20/2020
Ellinas EH., COVID-19, Academic Progress, and Gender Equity, MCW Faculty Affairs Faculty Development Day, MCW (Virtual), 07/10/2020
Ellinas EH., Professionalism for Fellows, MCW Joint Anesthesiology Fellowship Series, MCW, 09/22/2020
Ellinas EH., Perceptions and Realities for Women in Academic Medicine During COVID, MCW Pathology Grand Rounds, MCW, 10/09/2020
Ellinas EH., Women in COVID and Academic Medicine, MCW Orthopedic Surgery Grand Rounds, MCW, 10/21/2020
Ellinas EH, MCW Workshop: Finding you Values and Why, Womeh's Leadership Pilot, MCW, 10/21/2020
EH Ellinas, Women in COVID-19, The Latest Word on Medicine, WISN Radio, - 05/2020
EH Ellinas, IWill, Women, and COVID-19, Institute for Health and Equity Grand Rounds, Virtual, - 04/2020
EH Ellinas, No Time to Lean In: Efforts to Reach Equity for Women in STEM, Women in Science Kickoff Lecture 2019, GE Healthcare, Milwaukee, WI, - 04/2019
 
Regional
Ellinas EH, Lecture: Obesity in OB Anesthesia, WI Society Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, 09/2003
Ellinas EH, Lecture. Obesity in OB Anesthesia & Bleeding Disorders in Pregnancy, Grand Rounds, UW Madison, 10/2004
 
National
Ellinas EH, Lecture: Duty Hours Restrictions and Professionalism: Unintended Consequences?, Society for Education in Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 06/2012
Ellinas EH, Lecture: Duty Hours Restrictions and Professionalism: Unexpected Consequences?, Grand Rounds, University of Miami, Miami FL, 08/2012
Ellinas EH, Interactive Webinar Lecture: Labor Analgesia for the Obese Parturient, National Grand Rounds, OB Anesthesia Fellows, Webinar, 10/09/2013
Ellinas EH, OB Anesthesia Breakout Session, Society of Academic Anesthesiology Associations, Philadelphia, 11/07/2013
Ellinas E, Lecture: Obesity and Labor Analgesia, Visiting Professor, University of Mississippi, Jackson, 10/22/2014
Ellinas EH, OB Anesthesia Breakout Session, Society of Academic Anesthesia Associations National Meeting, Chicago, IL, 11/07/2014
Ellinas, EH, Obstetric Anesthesia Breakout Session, Society of Academic Anesthesia Associations National Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 11/06/2015
Ellinas, EH, Crunching Milestones for your CCC, Society of Academic Anesthesia Associations National Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 11/06/2015
Ellinas EH, Fouad N, Byars A, AMA Giambalvo Grant Report: Differences in Retention, Promotion and Leadership Seeking, AMA National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 11/14/2015
Ellinas EH, OB Anesthesia Fellowship Update, SAAA Annual Meeting (Society Academic Anesthesia Associations), Chicago, IL, 11/2016
Ellinas EH, Uterine Rupture, Fellowship Webinars, Online Live, 01/2017
Ellinas, EH, Inclusive Leadership -- Hot Topics Discussion, Developing Medical Educators of the 21st Century, San Francisco, CA, 02/27/2018
Ellinas H, Ellinas EH, Leadership Program for Chief Residents -- Professionalism, SEA (Society for Education in Anesthesia) Spring Meeting, Louisville, KY, 04/21/2018
Ellinas EH, Allyship and AWSM at MCW, AAMC StandPoint Group, Webinar, hosts in DC, 03/01/2019
Ellinas EH, AWSM's No Skills Policy, GWIMS-GFA AAMC Joint Meeting, Chicago, IL, 07/12/2019
Ellinas EH, Tetzlaff J, Cullen JP, McDougle L, Culture Change Initiatives at Academic Medical Centers, GREATWIMS Conference, Washington DC (Virtual), 11/24/2020
Ellinas EH., Kern Institute: COVID-19 and It's Effect on Women, Kern Institute Grand Rounds, MCW, 01/21/2021
Women and COVID-19, UCLA Anesthesiology Grand Rounds, Los Angeles, CA (Virtual), 02/17/2021
Ellinas EH, Panel of WIMS Leaders, National Leaders of Women in Medicine and Science, Phoenix, AZ, - 11/2019
 
International
Ellinas EH, Lecture: Labor Analgesia for the Obese Parturient, ISPCOP - International Society for the Perioperative Care of the Obese Patient, San Francisco, CA, 10/2013
Ellinas EH, Farber MK, Kjaer K, Toledo P, Tsen LC, Professional Development and Education Workshop, Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, Colorado Springs, CO, 05/13/2015
Ellinas EH, OB Anesthesia: Questions on Myasthenia Gravis, Women in Anesthesiology, OpenAnesthesia/Anesthesia & Analgesia Ask the Expert, OpenAnesthesia Online, 03/2017
Ellinas EH, WGH: Women's Efforts at MCW During COVID, Women in Global Health Annual Meeting, MCW (Hosted Conference), 09/29/2020
Acosta D, Ellinas EH, Jones L, Castillo-Page L, Creating a Culture of Inclusion in academic Medicine, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Learn Serve Lead, Washington DC (Virtual), 10/13/2020
 

PEER REVIEWED WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS:
National
Ellinas EH, Problem Based Learning Discussion: From Frying Pan to Fire: A Parturient with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Prolapses her Umbilical Cord., American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 10/2005
Ellinas EH, Diaz C, Riess M, Strong T, DiCaula G, Staudt SR, Scientific Exhibit: Teaching Anesthesiologists to Teach: An Introductory Curriculum Designed To Enhance Effectiveness, ASA Annual Meeting, 10/2007
Ellinas EH, Ellinas H, Lauer KL, Staudt SR., Workshop: Madness to Methods: Expanding Educators' Repertoire of Teaching and Instructional Strategies., Society for Education in Anesthesiology, San Antonio, TX, 06/2011
Ellinas EH, Adriano A, Ku C, Jones SB, Workshop: Managing Milestones for Your CCC – Turning Mountains of Data into Meaningful Assessment, Society for Education in Anesthesia, Seattle, WA, 04/25/2015
Ellinas EH, Ellinas H,, An Armed Trainee Commits Suicide in your Workplace: Active Shooter Protocols, Suicide, Wellness, and Caring for Each Other., SEA (Society for Education in Anesthesia) Spring Meeting, Louisville, KY, 04/20/2018
Kurt Pfeifer, Christopher Davis, Elizabeth Ellinas, Rainer Gedeit, Gisela Chelimsky, Kristine Saudek, Jose Franco, Tavinder Ark, Robert Treat, Karen Marcdante, Martin Muntz, Enhancing Student Character Development through a Longitudinal Coaching Program, Learning Communities Institute 17th Annual Conference, Virtual due to COVID-19, 10/24/2020
 
International
Pollart S, Dandar V, Trief P, Magali F, Gordon L, Ellinas EH, Williams VN, Callahan E, Mylona E, Chaudron L, "IN-ROAD" Workshop: Perceptions of Inequity in Promotion/Advancement: Building a Cadre of Diverse Leaders for Tomorrow, AAMC Group on Diversity and Inclusion & Group on Faculty Affairs Professional Development Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 06/25/2015
Ellinas EH, Farber MK, Kjaer K, Toledo P, Tsen LC., Professional development and education workshop., Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Annual Meeting Spring 2015, Colorado Springs, CO., 2015
Ellinas EH, Frey B, Ellefson K, DuCharme-White S, Walker A, Runge C, Goals Matter: Outcomes of an Institutional Talent Development Initiative, 2016 GFA Professional Development Conference (AAMC Group on Faculty Affairs), Vancouver, Canada, 07/2016
Ellinas EH, AWSM's No Skills Policy, GFA-GWIMS Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 07/2019
Ellinas EH, Templeton K, Bonne S, Spector N, Panel: Majority Women in Medicine: The Future of Medicine as We Cross the 50% Threshold, AAMC Learn Serve Lead Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 11/2019
 

COMMITTEE SERVICE:
Medical College of Wisconsin
2003 - 2012 Member, Resident Education Committee, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2005 - 2006 Member, Committee for Academic Time, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2005 - 2013 Member, Medical Student Interviews and Match Committee, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2007 - 2014 Member, MCW Residents-As-Educators Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2007 - 2013 Chair, Clinical Competence Committee: Housestaff Evaluation and Performance Review Committee, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2007 - 2017 Member, Executive Committee, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2009 - 2013 Member, MCW Clinician Educator’s Committee for the new pathways, Medical College of Wisconsin
2010 - 2011 WFC Representative, Faculty Career Development Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2010 - 2014 Member, Women’s Faculty Council, Medical College of Wisconsin
2011 - 2013 Member, Scholarly Activities Committee for the Discovery Curriculum, Medical College of Wisconsin
2011 - 2012 Chair, Residents as Educators Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2011 - 2012 WFC Representative, Diversity Advisory Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2012 - 2013 WFC Representative, Faculty Council, Medical College of Wisconsin
2012 - 2013 Chair, Women's Faculty Council, Medical College of Wisconsin
2013 - 2014 Member, Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Quality Improvement Project Development Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2013 - 2014 Chair Emeritus, Women's Faculty Council, Medical College of Wisconsin
2013 - 2016 Member, Faculty Career Development Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2014 - Present Leadership Committee, MCW Coalition Builders, National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI), Medical College of Wisconsin
2014 - 2015 Faculty Affairs Representative, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2015 - 2016 Member, Search Committee for Microbiology Chair, Microbiology and Medical Genetics, Medical College of Wisconsin
2015 - Present Member, Professionalism Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
2016 - Present Ad Hoc Member, Council for Women's Advocacy (CWA), Medical College of Wisconsin
2016 Member, Search Committee for Chair of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
2017 - Present Chair, Commencement Committee
 
Hospital
2006 - 2017 Member, OB Practice, OBGYN, Wheaton Franciscan Hospitals and Clinics
2007 - 2015 Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee, Wheaton Franciscan Hospital – St. Joseph
2007 - 2017 Member, Quality Improvement, OBGYN, Wheaton Franciscan Hospitals and Clinics
2009 - 2017 Member, Froedtert Birth Center Quality Committee, OBGYN, Froedtert Hospitals and Clinics
 

MEDICAL COLLEGE TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
Medical Student Education
2007 - 2010 Lecture: Local Anesthetics and Regional Anesthesia
2007 - 2012 Clinical Skills workshop participant RPM Anesthesiology
2009 - 2013 Clinician Educator Pathway Lecturer
03/2010 PowerPoint Lecture Review
04/2010 Team-Based learning lecture and Winter Survival Exercise
M4 OB Anesthesia Clerkship Director
 
Resident and Fellow Education
2000 - 2020 Combined OB/Anesthesia Grand Rounds at WFHC – St Joseph
2002 - Present Weekly Lecture Series for OB Anesthesiology
2003 - 2011 OB Anesthesiology Online
2005 - 2014 Course Director for OB Anesthesia for Anesthesiology Residents
2006 - 2014 Coordinator for the OB Lecture Block
2006 - 2018 Fellowship Director OB Anesthesia
2007 - 2015 Residents as Teachers Program for Anesthesiology
2007 - 2017 Course Director for OB Anesthesia for M4s
2014 - Present Lecturer (Professionalism) for the Joint Anesthesiology Fellows' Lecture Series
 
Continuing Medical Education
2010 - 2017 MCW Anesthesiology Faculty Education Series.
 
Graduate Student Education
2008 - 2012 Developed and maintain the SRNA (Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist) OB Anesthesia rotation at WFHC – St. Joseph.
 

MCW STUDENTS, FACULTY, RESIDENTS AND CLINICAL/RESEARCH FELLOWS MENTORED:
Clinical/Research Fellows
Jessica Rock, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2009 - 2013 Clinical and research mentor for this OB Anesthesiology Fellow., Clinical mentoring and research project on point tenderness after regional anesthesia. SOAP Abstract on Relational Coordination 2010; Successful acquisition of Associate Division Chief in OB Anesthesiology
Nirja Shah, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2010 - 2015 Clinical and research mentor for this OB Anesthesiology Fellow., Clinical mentoring and unpublished paper regarding OB Anesthesia for the Parturient with Congenital Heart Disease. Became Faculty Member at MCW.
Mendy McFarland-Kennedy, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2014 - 2015 Clinical and research mentor for this OB Anesthesiology Fellow., Extensive mentorship through a project with ultrasound and neuraxial block and several projects involving MRI and neuraxial catheters. Resulted in SOAP abstract 2015.
Maria Muravyeva, MD, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2015 - 2017 Clinical and research mentor for this OB Anesthesiology Fellow., SOAP Abstract 2016. Became Faculty Member at MCW.
Tamila Grant, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2016 - 2017 Clinical and research mentor for this OB Anesthesiology Fellow., Survey Study Abnormal Placentation resulting in publication. Grant T, Ellinas EH, Kula A, Muravyeva M. Risk stratification, resource availability, and surgical location choice for management of parturients with abnormal placentation: A survey of obstetric anesthesiologists. Int J Obstet Anes 2018;34:56-66. DOI:10.1016/j.ijoa.2018.01.008. PMID:29523485
 
Residents
Amy Qualey, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2003 - 2005 Resident Mentor, Typical guidance through residency.
Scott Tschetter, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2005 - 2007 Resident Mentor, Typical guidance through residency.
Rachel Haake, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2007 - 2010 Resident Mentor, Typical guidance through residency.
Rashmi Prasad, MD, Medical College of WI, 2010 - 2013 Resident Mentor, Typical guidance through residency.
M. Tracy Zundel, MD, Medical College of WI, 2010 - 2013 Resident Mentor, Typical guidance through residency.
Germana Silva, Medical College of WI, 2011 - 2014 Resident Mentor, Typical guidance through residency, assisted with acquisition of pediatric fellowship.
 
Faculty
Ayse Kula, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2009 - Present From Felloship through Faculty Position, Successful Mentorship to Associate Professor Successful acquisition of OB Fellowship Director. Kula AO, Riess ML, Ellinas EH. Increasing body mass index predicts increasing difficulty, failure rate, and time to discovery of failure of epidural anesthesia in laboring patients. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 2017;37:154–8. DOI:10.1016/j.jclinane.2016.11.010 PMID:28235511
 

PROGRAMMATIC DEVELOPMENTS:
Educational Programs
Fellow
2006 - 2017 Developed new multidisciplinary curriculum for the OB Anesthesia Fellowship
2012 Sought, organized and successfully obtained ACGME certification for OB Anesthesia Fellowship Program at MCW
2012 - 2017 Developed and run a monthly national OB Anesthesia Fellows Webinar with nationally-recognized experts in OB Anesthesia
2013 - 2017 National OB Anesthesia Grand Rounds -- Created and maintained this web based monthly series of international experts in OB Anesthesia -- Won the SOAP Media Award for this series in 2017.
Resident
06/2005 - 2015 Curriculum Innovation in OB Anesthesiology
2005 - 2010 Board Review, Yearly senior resident Board Review for OB Anesthesia
2005 - 2015 Simulator in Anesthesiology, Developed Multiple OB Simulator Scenarios
2005 - 2009 Curriculum Development for OB Anesthesiology, Created RRC site-visit documentation of core competency teaching in Patient Care (2005) and Professionalism (2009).
2005 - 2009 Curriculum Development for OB Anesthesiology, Wrote Obstetric Anesthesia Rotation Description for RRC site visit
2005 - 2015 Simulator in Anesthesiology, Multiple simulator sessions with residents (>20) as part of the core group of anesthesiology simulation attendings.
Faculty
11/2015 - 07/2017 Development and Planning of Women's Center at MCW
01/2020 - Present Women's Leadership Pilot Pilot program for 30 mid-level staff and faculty. Focus: leadership skills mitigating barriers for women in leadership.
 
Research Programs
10/2004 - 06/2009 SOAP SCORE: To better understand rates of OB Anesthesia complications
06/2006 - 2015 Effects of Obesity on Regional Anesthesia Difficulty
01/2007 - 2015 Residents as Educators: Ongoing study of the Residents as Educators workshop
07/2009 - 2012 Back pain after neuraxial analgesia for labor
05/2020 - Present COVID Gender Effects Students: M1 Mentor Focus Groups Faculty and Staff: Quantitative
 
Clinical Programs
2006 - 2017 Coordinated with Froedtert Anesthesiology & Children’s Hospital of WI National Outcomes Center to create a database for complications in OB at WFHC-St. Joseph & the Froedtert Birth Center
 
Community Programs
10/14/2019 - Present IWill MCW Gender Equity Campaign
 

ROBERT D. AND PATRICIA E. KERN INSTITUTE FOR THE TRANSFORMATION OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND NATIONAL TRANSFORMATION NETWORK ACTIVITIES:
09/2019 - Present 4C Coach
 


BIBLIOGRAPHY
Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Ellinas EH, Eastwood DC, Patel SN, Maitra-D'Cruze AM, Ebert TJ. The effect of obesity on neuraxial technique difficulty in pregnant patients: A prospective, observational study. Anesth Analg 2009;109:1225-31. DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181b5a1d2
2. Ellinas E. Fellowship multi-source feedback: a resource from obstetric anesthesiology. MedEdPORTAL. 2010;6:8171. DOI:10.15766/mep_2374-8265.8171
3. Ellinas EH. Labor analgesia for the obese parturient. Anesth Analg. 2012 Oct;115(4):899-903. DOI: 10:1213/ANE.0b013e31826424102
4. Tews M, Quinn-Leering K, Fox C, Simonson J, Ellinas E, Lemen P. Residents as educators: Giving feedback. MedEdPORTAL. 2014;10:9658. DOI:10.15766/mep_2374-8265.9658
5. Ellinas EH, Kaljo K, Patitucci TN, Novalija J, Byars-Winston A, Fouad NA. No Room to "Lean In": A Qualitative Study on Gendered Barriers to Promotion and Leadership. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2019 03;28(3):393-402.
6. Grant TR, Ellinas EH, Kula AO, Muravyeva MY. Risk-stratification, resource availability, and choice of surgical location for the management of parturients with abnormal placentation: a survey of United States-based obstetric anesthesiologists. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2018 May;34:56-66.
7. Ellinas EH, Fouad N, Byars-Winston A. Women and the Decision to Leave, Linger, or Lean In: Predictors of Intent to Leave and Aspirations to Leadership and Advancement in Academic Medicine. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2018 03;27(3):324-332.
8. Kula AO, Riess ML, Ellinas EH. Increasing body mass index predicts increasing difficulty, failure rate, and time to discovery of failure of epidural anesthesia in laboring patients. J Clin Anesth. 2017 Feb;37:154-158. PMCID: PMC6145168
9. Ellinas EH, Rebello E, Chandrabose RK, Shillcutt SK, Hernandez M, Silver JK. Distinguished Service Awards in Anesthesiology Specialty Societies: Analysis of Gender Differences. Anesth Analg. 2019 10;129(4):e130-e134.
10. Maurana CA, Raymond JR Sr, Kerschner JE, Ellinas EH. The IWill MCW Campaign: Individual Actions to Advance Gender Equity. Acad Med. 2021 Feb 23.
11. Ellinas EH, Best JA, Kowalski AM, Sharkey KM, Shillcutt SK, Al-Assi K, Silver JK. Representation of Women on Journal Editorial Boards Affiliated with the Association of American Medical College's Council of Faculty and Academic Societies. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2021 Jan 26.
 
Books, Chapters, and Reviews
1. Ellinas EH. (Book Review) Obstetric Anesthesia, 1st ed. (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Anaesthesia). Anesth Analg 2009;109:291. DOI:10.1213/ane.0b013e3181ad1960
2. Ellinas EH. (Meeting Review) Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology 2009 Annual Meeting Summary. Washington, D.C. April 29 - May 3, 2009. Anesth Analg 2009;109:2036-7. DOI: 10:1213/01.ane.0000364903.32119.09
3. Ellinas EH. (Book Review) Obstetric Anesthesia Handbook 5th ed. Anesth Analg 2011;112:996. DOI: 10.1213/ANE.0b013e3181ff6fe3
 
Editorials, Letters to Editor, Other
1. Invited Commentary: Ellinas H, Ellinas EH. Burnout and Protective Factors: Are They the Same Amid a Pandemic?. Journal of Graduate Medical Education: June 2020. 12:291-294.
 
Non-Refereed Journal Publications/Original Papers
1. Ellinas EH. Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology 2009 Annual Meeting Summary. Washington, D.C. April 29 - May 3, 2009. Published in SOAP Newsletter: Summer 2009. Please see “Book Chapters & Reviews.”
2. Kjaer K, Ellinas EH, Tsen LC. Society for OB Anesthesia and Perinatology Newsletter. Fellowship Training in Obstetric Anesthesiology – Match Results and Future Steps. Winter 2015.
 
Abstracts
1. Ellinas EH, Patel SN, Shankar H, Maitra-D'Cruze A. The effect of obesity on regional anesthesia difficulty in parturients: A prospective observational study. SOAP Abstract A-62. Anesthesiology 2007; 106, Supp. 1:39.
2. Ellinas EH, Patel SN, Maitra-D'Cruze A. Teaching OB Anesthesiology Online. Society for Education in Anesthesiology meeting. June 2007.
3. Ellinas EH. Survey of first Chief Residents' SEA Leadership Meeting. Society for Education in Anesthesiology meeting. June 2008.
4. Ellinas EH & Eastwood D. Neuraxial anesthetic placement time as a marker for resident proficiency. SOAP Abstract A-46. Presented at Society for Anesthesia and Perinatology Spring Meeting, April 2009.
5. Ellinas EH. The Fruit of our Faux Pas: Effect of an Epidural Vein Injection of Lidocaine on FHR & Contraction Pattern. SOAP Abstract 263. SOAP Annual Meeting. May 2010.
6. Kula AO, Ellinas EH, Riess, ML. Effects of increasing body mass index on epidural placement difficulty and failure: a retrospective chart review of prospectively collected quality assurance data. SOAP Abstract 263. Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Spring Meeting, May 2010.
7. Brown KR, Ellinas EH, Gray-Murray J, Biro C. Faculty focus groups: A method for improvement. Group on Women in Medicine and Science, American Association of Medical Colleges, San Francisco, CA November 2012.
8. Ellinas, EH. Severe Uncorrected Kyphoscoliosis in a Pregnant Patient. Decision Making and Anesthetic Management of Cesarean Delivery. SOAP Abstract 848. Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology Annual Meeting, Spring 2013
9. Jenner K, Ellinas E, Fox C, Mischka J, Maley D, LaBuda D, Sutherland E, Ebert T. Development of a Resident Evaluation System (RES) for Milestones: improving assessment, feedback and reporting. American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. October 2014.
10. Henrichs BC, Rock JN, Lee MB, Lemen PM, Ellinas EH, and D’Urso SC. Enhancing the Circuitry: Using Facilitated Dialogue to Improve Communication on Labor and Delivery. Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) Meeting. March 2015.
11. McFarland-Kennedy M, Ellinas EH. Postpartum DIC with and epidural in situ and bleeding at the site. Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO. May 2015.
12. Chaudron L, Ellinas EH, Gordon L, Dandar, V. What Women Want:Are Institutions Getting Better at Supporting Women Faculty? Learn, Serve, Lead. The AAMC Annual Meeting. November 2015.
13. Kula A, Grant T, and Ellinas EH. Abnormally Adherent Placentation: A Five Year Retrospective Chart Review. SOAP Annual Meeting, Bellevue, WA, 2017.
14. Ellinas EH, Fouad N, Byars-Winston A. Women’s leadership programming in academic medicine: What’s the benefit if women don’t want to lean in? Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Annual Meeting 2017, Group on Women in Medicine and Science (GWIMS) Poster Session. Boston, MA. November 2017.
15. Dandar V, Chaudron L, Ellinas EH, Launtenberger D, Gordon L, Bunton S.What women want: Are institutions getting better at supporting women faculty? Group on Faculty Affairs Professional Development Conference, St. Louis MO. July 2018.
16. Can Women Truly Lean In or Catch Up? A Qualitative Study on Gendered Barriers to Promotion and Leadership in Academic Medicine. EH Ellinas, K Kaljo, TN Patitucci, J Novlija, A Byars-Winston, N Fouad. AAMC Learn Serve Lead; November 2018
17. EH Ellinas. IWillMCW Gender Equity Initiative: Results of 1300 Initial Pledges. Accepted to July 2020 Group on Faculty Affairs meeting in Portland Oregon. Meeting cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Not held virtually or rescheduled.
 
Non-Peer Reviewed Educational Products
1. OB Anesthesiology Online: an online learning course for OB Anesthesiology. Please See “Curriculum Innovations.”