ABA Welcomes New Directors to the Board
We are pleased to announce the elections of Stacie G. Deiner, M.D., and John E. Fiadjoe, M.D., to our Board of Directors. Drs. Deiner and Fiadjoe officially began their terms as physician directors following the fall 2020 Board meeting.
Dr. Deiner serves as chair of the ABA’s Research Committee and as a member of the Assessments and Standardized Oral Exam Committees. She specializes in neuroanesthesia and is a professor of anesthesiology at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. She previously served as professor of anesthesiology, perioperative and pain medicine, neurosurgery, and geriatrics and palliative medicine, vice-chair for research, and neuroanesthesia division head at Icahn School of Medicine in New York.
Dr. Deiner earned her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and her Doctor of Medicine degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She holds ABA certification in anesthesiology (2005) and participates in MOCA 2.0® to maintain her certification. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband and fellow bluegrass musician, Mark, and son Billy. She is an avid runner and reader.
She succeeded Daniel J. Cole, M.D., who will remain active with the Board as the Executive Director, Professional Affairs.
Dr. Fiadjoe serves on the ABA’s Social, Technological, Economic, Environmental, and Political Factors (STEEP) Advisory, Credentialing and Continuing Certification and MOCA Minute Committees. He is an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he specializes in pediatric anesthesia and critical care medicine. At Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania (CHOP), Dr. Fiadjoe is co-chair of the Difficult Airway Committee, chair of the Airway Program and a member of numerous committees and councils focused on research and pediatric anesthesiology. He serves on the Board of the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia and was a founding member and previous chair of the pediatric difficult intubation collaborative group.
Dr. Fiadjoe earned his bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in biomedical and electrical engineering and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Northwestern University. He is board-certified in anesthesiology (2005), holds a subspecialty certification in pediatric anesthesiology (2014) and participates in MOCA 2.0.
He is a cycling and tennis enthusiast and lives in Philadelphia with his wife and two daughters.
He succeeds Brenda G. Fahy, M.D.