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James R. Zaidan, M.D., M.B.A.

Associate Dean
Graduate Medical Education

Phone: 404-727-3744



Dr. Zaidan is the Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education,  Professor of Anesthesiology and immediate Past Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology.  He completed his Anesthesiology residency training and fellowship in Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts General Hospital.  He served for many years as a senior associate examiner of the American Board of Anesthesiology, and is the Past President of the Association of Cardiac Anesthesiologists.  Currently Dr. Zaidan is the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Anesthesiology Education and Research and a member of the Institutional Review Committee of the ACGME, from which he recently received the Courage to Lead Award.