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Dr. Bledsoe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Utah, specializing in perioperative medicine, perioperative echocardiography and quality improvement. She completed her residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Utah and then completed a one-year Perioperative Echocardiography Fellowship. She is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the National Board of Echocardiography in Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography and Adult Echocardiography. She is the Director of Quality Assurance for the Department of Anesthesiology and is the local champion for Anesthesiology Performance Improvement and Reporting Exchange (ASPIRE), a national quality improvement initiative. Her role as the Director of Quality Assurance has lead to several process improvement projects designed to reduce waste and improve the quality of patient care. She is also an Associate Medical Director of the Preoperative Clinic whose mission is to practice evidence-based care to reduce adverse perioperative events.
She supervises certified nurse anesthetists and anesthesia residents at the University of Utah Hospital and the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She is an instructor in the Department of Anesthesiology Clinical Simulator and gives lectures to anesthesia residents and medical students with topics including echocardiography and vascular anesthesia.
Board Certification and Academic Information
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American Board of Anesthesiology
National Board of Echocardiography (Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography)
National Board of Echocardiography (Special Competence in Adult Echocardiography)
National Board of Medical Examiners