Dr. William Latimer speaks with Jerry Y. Chao, MD, MS, an attending anesthesiologist and Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at Montefiore-Einstein. Dr. Chao’s clinical focus is pediatric anesthesiology with a particular interest in regional anesthesia and spinal anesthesia in infants. In this episode Dr. Chao discusses what anesthesiology is and what his clinical-academic practice entails. He also discusses his research, studying the effects of early anesthesia in the developing human brain. Later in the show, Dr. Chao discusses his personal path to become an anesthesiologist-investigator, including his personal background and family history. 06/07/22.