AASPD Candidate – Mariano

Edward R. Mariano, MD, MAS (Clinical Research)

Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Mariano is a Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine with a Master of Advanced Studies Degree in Clinical Research. His research interests include the development of techniques and patient care pathways to improve postoperative pain control and other surgical outcomes. Dr. Mariano has over 12 years of experience as a fellowship program director in regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine (RAAPM) and currently directs the Stanford RAAPM fellowship program. He has published over 130 research articles, book chapters, and invited reviews in this field and has received extramural grant funding from the Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research, Department of Defense, and other agencies for related research. He is board-certified in anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology and currently serves as Chief of the Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care Service and Associate Chief of Staff for Inpatient Surgical Services at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. He is on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and California Society of Anesthesiologists, chairs the American Society of Anesthesiologists Committee on Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine, and is a recipient of the Veteran Health Administration’s John D. Chase Award for Physician Executives Excellence. More recently he has worked on key national healthcare initiatives: The Joint Commission standards review panel on pain assessment and management in the acute care setting, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ MACRA Episode-Based Cost Measures development, the FDA public workshop on regional anesthesia, and national technical expert panels on the development and ongoing review of quality measures related to pain management.