Rafael M. Gonzalez, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Boston University School of Medicine and Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs, Quality and Patient Safety in the Department of Anesthesiology at Boston Medical Center. After completing his residency and a fellowship in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia at BMC, Dr. Gonzalez continued to work in the Massachusetts area including as an Attending Anesthesiologist at VA Boston Healthcare System in West Roxbury. There, he was promoted to Assistant Chief of Anesthesia before being appointed to Clinical Assistant Professor at BUSM. He regularly lectures residents and students on topics such as monitoring in neurosurgery, malignant hyperthermia, and EART simulation.
Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs, Quality and Patient Safety
Boston Medical Center
VA Boston Healthcare System
Anesthesia Associates of Massachusetts
2014 Boston Medical Center:
Ellison C. Pierce Patient Safety in Anesthesia Award
2012 American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting:
3rd place in the Scientific and Educational Exhibit
2009 Boston Medical Center:
Ellison C. Pierce Patient Safety in Anesthesia
2007 Boston University Medical Center:
Golden Apple Award
2000 Boston Medical Center:
Jennifer Saballa Award
1999 Boston Medical Center:
Barry Legawiec Award
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Safavi AR, Brook CD, Sakai O, Setty BN, Zumwalt A, Gonzalez M, Platt MP. Urgency of Esophageal Foreign Body Removal: Differentiation Between Coins and Button Cell Batteries. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2021 May 04; 1945998211008384.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33940963
Canelli R, Spence N, Kumar N, Rodriguez G, Gonzalez M. The Ventilator Management Team: Repurposing Anesthesia Workstations and Personnel to Combat COVID-19. J Intensive Care Med. 2020 Sep; 35(9):927-932.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32677498
Nozari A, Ortega R, Gonzalez M. Personal Protective Equipment and Covid-19. Reply. N Engl J Med. 2020 07 23; 383(4):e22.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32589375
Ortega R, Gonzalez M, Nozari A, Canelli R. Personal Protective Equipment and Covid-19. N Engl J Med. 2020 Jun 25; 382(26):e105.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32427435
Shi W, Al-Sabti R, Burke PA, Gonzalez M, Mantilla-Rey N, Quillen K. Quality Management of massive transfusion protocol incorporating tranexamic acid adherence. Transfus Apher Sci. 2018 Dec; 57(6):785-789.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30455154
Gonzalez M, Lewis K, Lorrain G. Ok to Proceed: What Every Health Care Provider Should Know About Patient Safety (Lewis et al, eds.). The Universal Protocol. Boston Medical Center. Boston. 2018.
Gonzalez M, Chernishoff V. Ok to Proceed: What Every Health Care Provider Should Know About Patient Safety (Lewis et al, eds.). Stop/Go Sign. Boston Medical Center. Boston. 2018.
Crimlisk JT, Krisciunas GP, Grillone GA, Gonzalez RM, Winter MR, Griever SC, Fernandes E, Medzon R, Blansfield JS, Blumenthal A. Emergency Airway Response Team Simulation Training: A Nursing Perspective. Dimens Crit Care Nurs. 2017 Sep/Oct; 36(5):290-297.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28777116
Tsai AC, Krisciunas GP, Brook C, Basa K, Gonzalez M, Crimlisk J, Silva J, Grillone GA. Comprehensive Emergency Airway Response Team (EART) Training and Education: Impact on Team Effectiveness, Personnel Confidence, and Protocol Knowledge. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2016 Jun; 125(6):457-63.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26658070; DOI: 10.1177/0003489415619178;
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