Winners of the Ellison C, Pierce, Jr. Award for 1990 were Howard A. Schwid, M.D. (right) and Daniel O’Donnell, Ph.D. who are shown at the ASA Annual Meeting standing in their scientific exhibit of an on-screen computerized anesthesia simulator.
The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation announced, at the conclusion of the ASA Annual Meeting the selection of Howard A. Schwid, M.D. and Daniel O’Donnell, Ph.D., from the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Sea* as the recipients of the Ellison C. Pierce, Jr. Award for 1990.
The award was made for their scientific exhibit entitled “The Anesthesia Simulator Consultant: Simulation Plus Expert System.” The award consists of a $500 prize to the authors and a Certificate of Recognition to the sponsoring institution.
The award is presented periodically to the exhibitor and sponsor of the scientific exhibit at the ASA Annual Meeting that best demonstrate-s new and effective methods of safe anesthesia practices.