AAAC Candidate – Berger

Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MBA, FASA

The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Jeffrey S. Berger, MD, MBA, FASA, is Seymour Alpert Professor and Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C. Prior to his current role, Dr. Berger was anesthesiology residency program director for 8 years and associate dean for graduate medical education and ACGME designated institutional official (DIO) for 4 years at The George Washington University.

Dr. Berger is currently serving on the AAAC Council after being elected to a one-year term. He assisted with planning the 2021 SAAAPM and AAAC meeting and will be facilitating the inaugural New Chair Session for the AAAC. Dr. Berger looks forward to bringing lessons learned from previous and on-going leadership experiences to the Council role, such as associate editor for the Journal of Graduate Medical Education, co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Education in Perioperative Medicine, ad hoc reviewer for the NIH’s Health Services Organization and Delivery study section, board member of the Society of Education in Anesthesia (SEA), council for the Society for Academic Anesthesia Core Program Directors, education advisory board member of the Association of University Anesthesiologists, and executive board member of the DC Society for Anesthesiologists where Dr. Berger served as President of the Society.

He and his wife, Rachel, who is a private practice cardiologist, have three daughters and live in the Maryland suburbs, just outside of Washington, D.C.