Location

Rochester, Minnesota

Summary

Dr. Martin studies ways to reduce the risk of preventable harm to patients during surgical procedures. His research involves measuring processes and outcomes related to improving the quality and safety of anesthesia and sedation.

Focus Areas

  • Reducing risk of injury during anesthesia
  • Keeping patients appropriately warm during surgery
  • Improving communication among anesthesia and surgical teams
  • Decreasing side effects associated with pain therapies

Significance to Patient Care

The aphorism "to err is human" remains true even in health care. We are creating systems that catch human error before it hurts patients.

Professional Highlights

  • Editor-in-Chief, Patient Safety Editorial Board; American Society of Anesthesiologists, 2007-present.
  • Treasurer, Minnesota Society of Anesthesiologists, 2010-present.

Recent Publications

See my publications

Professional Details

Primary Appointment

  1. Anesthesiology

Academic Rank

  1. Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

Education

  1. Post Doctoral Fellowship - Dr. Phillip Low, Department of Neurology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. Fellow - Pain Management Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  4. Internship - Transitional Medicine St. John's Mercy Medical Center
  5. MD Washington University School of Medicine
  6. PhD - Neuroscience Washington University School of Medicine
  7. BS - Biochemistry Indiana University, Bloomington
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