Elizabeth B. Malinzak, MD, FASA

Dr. Elizabeth Malinzak is an Associate Professor at Duke University, where she serves as the Director of Medical Student Education for the Department of Anesthesiology.  She attended medical school and residency at Duke and pursued a pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at the University of North Carolina.  Dr. Malinzak is the Chair of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Young Physicians and is an APPLIED examiner and MOCA Question Author for the American Board of Anesthesiology.  She is also the current President of Women in Anesthesiology. As a pediatric anesthesiologist, her interests include fasting guidelines and adults with pediatric disease.  Her other academic interests include advocacy for women in medicine and young physicians, medical education and simulation, social media, diversity and inclusion, and leadership development.  She has published and presented on topics including: adults with pediatric disease, work-life conflict, social media for professional development, generational differences, use of technology in medical education, and leadership development.