Joel A. KaplanMD
Dr. Kaplan served as Vice President for Health Affairs, Dean of the School of Medicine and Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at the University of Louisville. Prior to this, Dr. Kaplan served as Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, at Emory University from 1974-1983 and Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in NYC from 1983-1998.
A prolific author, Dr. Kaplan has authored and co-authored more than 200 manuscripts, textbooks, and review articles. He is an author of Kaplan’s Cardiac Anesthesia, 6th Edition and Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia. He has served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and past editor-in-chief of Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia Updates. Dr. Kaplan is a fellow of the American College of Anesthesiology, the American College of Chest Physicians, and the American College of Cardiology.