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  • 1. Curriculum Vitae Michael Dominic Fallacaro PERSONAL INFORMATION 1.1 Name: Michael Dominic Fallacaro 1.2 Date / Place Birth: 3/25/55, Buffalo, New York 1.3 Citizenship: United States of America 1.4 Social Security #: 1.5 Marital Status: Married, 2 Children 1.6 Home Address: Richmond, Virginia 23233 1.7 Office Address: Virginia Commonwealth University MCV Campus West Hospital, 11-04 1200 East Broad Street PO Box 980226 Richmond, VA 23298-0026 Telephone: (804) 828-9808 or 828-6735 Fax: (804) 828-0581 e-mail: mdfallac@hsc.vcu.edu LICENSURE: RN - 297397-1 (New York) RN – 0001 157772 (Virginia) (Current) CRNA – 34060 Council on Certification/ Recertification of Nurse Anesthetists, 12/81 - Present EDUCATION: Institution Location Degree Date Major State University of Buffalo, NY DNS 6/93 Nursing New York at Buffalo State University of Buffalo, NY MS 2/84 Nursing New York at Buffalo George Washington Washington, DC BS (with 5/81 Nurse University distinction) Anesthesia D'Youville College Buffalo, NY BSN 5/77 Nursing MILITARY SERVICE RECORD: None – Registered Selective Service 1974 POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING: Trained instructor in Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management, SunnyBrook HSC, Canadian Simulation Centre, Toronto Canada 9/97 ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS / WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • 2. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro Employer Location Position Dates Virginia Commonwealth Richmond, VA Professor and Chairman 7/98-present University Dept. Nurse Anesthesia Henrico Doctors Hospital Richmond, VA Staff Anesthetist 8/99-present -Parham Campus (Locums) Total Anesthesia Associates Richmond, VA Comprehensive Registered Buffalo, NY President 3/97-6/98 Nurse Associates Credentialed (3/97-6/98) as a Nurse Anesthetist at the following Institutions: Olean General Hospital, Olean, NY WCA Hospital, Jamestown, NY Medina Memorial Hospital, Medina, NY Intercommunity Memorial Hospital, Newfane, NY Lake Shore Health Care Center, Irving, NY Eye Health Associates Williamsville, NY Director of Anesthesia of Western New York, Inc. Services 10/96-6/98 State University of Buffalo, NY Co-Director 2/94-6/98 New York at Buffalo Clinical Director 8/88-8/89 Nurse Anesthesia Option Clinical Coordinator 1/83-8/87 VA Western New York Buffalo, NY Director, Nurse Anesthesia 2/94-6/98 Health Care System at Buffalo Program Chief Certified Registered 4/90-2/94 Nurse Anesthetist Staff Nurse Anesthetist 8/89-4/90 8/82-12/87 Roswell Park Memorial Buffalo, NY Coordinator of Nurse 8/87-8/89 Institute Anesthesia Education and Research DeGraff Memorial Hospital N. Tonawanda, NY Staff Nurse Anesthetist 8/81-8/82 Roswell Park Memorial Buffalo, NY Staff Nurse Intensive Care 10/78-6/79 Institute D'Youville College Buffalo, NY Clinical Instructor 9/78-5/79 Buffalo General Hospital Buffalo, NY Staff Nurse Intensive Care 12/77-10/78 Sisters of Charity Hospital Buffalo, NY Staff Nurse 4/76-12/77 MEMBERSHIPS IN SCIENTIFIC, HONORARY AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES: Gamma Kappa Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, (National Nursing Honor Society) 1989 -present American Association of Nurse Anesthetist's 1981 -present Virginia Nurses Association 2003 -present American Veterans Association of Nurse Anesthetist's 1981 - 1999 Western New York Association of Nurse Anesthetist's 1981 - 1998 New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetist's 1981 - 1998 2
  • 3. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro American Society of Pain Management Nurses 1993 - 1999 New York State Nurses Association 1994 - 1998 National Council State Boards for Nursing 1995 - 1998 MEMBERSHIP IN COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS: Ancient Landmarks Masonic Lodge - F&AM, Member 1981 - present New York State Board For Nursing 1995 - 1998 Order of DeMolay - The University Chapter, Chapter Advisor 1979 - 1985 New York DeMolay Convention Advisor 1986 - 1988 SPECIAL AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND OTHER AWARDS: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Foundation: “2008 Researcher of the Year Award” – Minneapolis, Minnesota - August 2008 Distinguished Faculty Excellence Award – School of Allied Health Professions – Virginia Commonwealth University – September 2007 CEO – Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates - Department of Nurse Anesthesia Continuing Education Offerings: December 2006 -Present Appointed to American Association of Nurse Anesthetists – Doctoral Task Force – November 2005 Appointed to American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Workforce Advisory Panel – March 2001 Appointed to Health Resources and Services Administration Advisory Committee, Bureau of Health Professions, Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Public Health Service – February 2001 Appointed to Council of Advisors to the President, Virginia Commonwealth University – July 2000. May 2000 – Awarded Tenure at rank of Full Professor by the Virginia Board of Visitors effective July 1, 2000 National Program Director of the Year Award, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Presented August 7, 1999, Boston, Mass. Appointed Member Graduate Faculty, State University of New York at Buffalo, May 1997. Second Place from New York State Nurses Association Council on Nursing Research 1996 Poster Session, “The Metropolitan/Non-Metropolitan Distribution of Nurse Anesthetists Across the United States: Special Emphasis on New York State”. October 24-25, 1996, Buffalo, NY. Distinguished Alumni Award, School of Nursing, State University of New York at Buffalo, October 5, 1996. Honorary Mention from AANA Foundation for Poster “Anesthesia Workforce Projections to 2020”, AANA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 1996. Featured alumni at D’Youville College Award for Achievement in HealthCare, spotlight of Health Care Professional Alumni, January 31, 1996. Only the Second CRNA named to the New York State Board for Nursing - 1995 - 1998 3
  • 4. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro Recipient "Sigma Theta Tau Outstanding Graduate Student Award" - Gamma Kappa Chapter, May 15, 1993. Recipient of "Legion of Honor" Award from the International Supreme Council - Order of DeMolay - October 25, 1991 Recipient of AANA/Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship 1990 Recipient of AANA/Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship 1989 Member Sigma Theta Tau - International Honor Society for Nursing - 1989 George Washington University - Bachelor of Science Degree with Distinction - 5/81 Dean's List - George Washington University - Fall 1979 Dean's List - D'Youville College - Fall 1973 MAJOR COMMITTEES: 10.1 School: VCU School of Allied Health Sciences Curriculum Committee, Member 1998 - present Doctoral Core Advisory Committee, Member 1998 – 2000 Member Bylaws Committee 2000 - present SUNY at Buffalo School of Nursing Curriculum Committee, Member 1995 - 1998 Comprehensive Examination Committee, Co-Chairman 1995 - 1996 Chairman/Honors & Convocation Committee 1988 - 1989 GNO Liaison 1985 - 1986 Building Committee - Member 1984 - 1985 Social Affairs Committee - Treasurer 1984 - 1985 Evaluation Committee, Nurse Anesthesia Option, Chairman 1984 - 1985 10.2 University: VCU Council of Advisors to the President, Member 2000 - 2002 A.D. Williams Research Advisory Committee 2001 - 2004 AA/504 Committee, Member 1998 - 2000 SUNY at Buffalo Human Subject Review Committee, Member 1996 - 1998 10.3 State: Member, VANA Government Affairs Committee 2000 - present Member, Conduct Committee, New York State Board for Nursing 1996 - 1998 Member, New York State Nurses' Association Special Committee to Study the Nurse Practice Act 1995 - 1998 Chairman, Professional/Practice Committee, New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1991 - 1994 President, New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1990 - 1991 4
  • 5. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro Vice-President, New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1989 - 1990 Director, New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1987 - 1989 Member - Government Relations Committee, New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1986 - 1989 Legislative Committee Chairman, Western New York Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1986 - 1987 Chairman, Western New York Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1985 - 1986 Member - Nominations Committee, New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1984 - 1985 Member - Public Relations Committee, New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1984 - 1985 Chairman - "Goldie Brangman Award" Committee New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1985 - 1988 Chairman Elect, Western New York Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1983 - 1984 Member - Program Committee, New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1983 - 1984 Continuing Education Director, Western New York Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1982 - 1983 10.4 Regional: Appointed Subject Matter Expert - Eastern Region Advisory Board, Department of Veterans Affairs 1991 - 1998 10.5 National: Team Reviewer: Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs 2007 - present Chair, Education Committee, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 2006- 2007 Member: COA Doctoral Task Force 2007 - present Member: AANA Foundation Research Committee 2006 - present Chair, AANA Foundation, Board of Trustees 2005- 2006 Member: AANA Doctoral Task Force 2005 - 2007 Trustee, AANA Foundation, Board of Trustees 2000 - 2006 Co-Vice Chairperson for Research, AANA Foundation 2001 - 2004 Chair Professional Development Committee, AANA Foundation 2002 - 2005 Member, AANA Education Committee Taskforce 2004 - 2005 Member, AANA Portal Project 2004 - 2006 Member, AANA Substance Abuse Taskforce 2005 - present Member, Research Committee, AANA Foundation 1998 - 2005 Member, Rural Health Task Force, AANA 1998 - 2002 Chairman, Education Committee, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1997 - 1998 Member, Education Committee, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1995 - 1996 Member, Program Committee, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1994 - 1995 Treasurer, CRNA-PAC Committee, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1992 - 1993 Member, Practice Committee, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 1992 - 1994 Member, Certification Committee, American Society of Pain Mgt. Nurses 1993 - 1994 10.6 International: Invited Lecturer on Patient Safety: June 2006 China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing, Peoples Republic of China Hangzhou Second Affilated Hospital. Hangzhou, Peoples Republic of China Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Hangzhou, Peoples Republic of China OTHER SIGNIFICANT SCHOLARY, RESEARCH, OR ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE: Consultant University of South Florida University HRSA Advanced Education Nursing Grant Dec 2008 Consultant Northeastern University HRSA Advanced Education Nursing Grant May 2007 5
  • 6. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro Chair, Department of Nurse Anesthesia since 1998 – Department ranked as “Best in the Nation” two times in a row (2004 & 2007) by U.S. News and World Report Asked to Testify before the Antitrust Subcommittee of the United States Senate Judiciary Committee (Nurse Anesthesia Education) June 7, 2000 Member of AANA Journal Editorial Advisory Board 1994 - present. Co-Director, Nurse Anesthesia Program, SUNY at Buffalo 1994 - 1998 Chief Nurse Anesthetist, Dept. of Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr., Buffalo 1990 - 1994 Consultant for State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, College of Nursing’s proposed Nurse Anesthesia Program, Nov 21, 1996. Consultant for Temple University, School of Nursing, College of Allied Health Professions, HHS Program Expansion Grant 1996 - 1999 Consultant for Tufts N.E. Medical Center and Northeastern University 2000 – 2001 Nurse Anesthesia Program Re-structuring Consultant for Board of Regents State of Louisiana, Louisiana State University 2001 Nurse Anesthesia Proposal Consultant / External Reviewer for East Carolina University Nurse Anesthesia Program 2002 Executive Director of ALL Anesthesia, Coalition for the Prevention of Substance 2005 - present Abuse in Anesthesia Consultant, Northeastern University Nurse Anesthesia Program, HRSA Advanced 2006- present Education Nursing Grant Grants: Advanced Education Nursing Grant: “The Rural Nurse Anesthesia Education Project,” Department of Health and Human Services, December 2008, Submitted. Advanced Education Nursing Grant: “The Rural Nurse Anesthesia Education Project,” Department of Health and Human Services, December 2007, Approved, unfunded. Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, Funded July 2007, $14,972.00 Advanced Education Nursing Grant: “The VCU Rural Nurse Anesthesia Education Project,” Department of Health and Human Services, year three funding July 2007, $157,706.00 Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, Funded June 2006, $19,829.00 Advanced Education Nursing Grant: “The VCU Rural Nurse Anesthesia Education Project,” Department of Health and Human Services, year two funding July 2006, $145,266.00 Advanced Education Nursing Grant: “The VCU Rural Nurse Anesthesia Education Project,” Department of Health and Human Services, funded July 2005, $213,580.00 6
  • 7. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, Funded June 2005, $32,674.00 Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, funded June 2004, $20,797.00 VCU Rural Nurse Anesthesia Education Project: Funded in 2004 by the Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission: $128,000.00 Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, funded June 2002, $73,592.00 VCU Student Technology Experts Program: Development of a State-of-the-art distance education classroom and simulation center laboratory facility within the Department of Nurse Anesthesia, School of Allied Health Professions. Fallacaro, MD, Proposal 1 of 5 out of 42 submitted to VCU Academic Technology, Department of Nurse Anesthesia awarded 1 Student Technology Experts Program (STEP) Intern for six months. January 2002. Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, funded June 2001, $37,025.00. “Anesthesia care related decision making and patient outcome” Biddle,CB., Smith, W., Cotter, J., & Fallacaro, M. NIH- Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, AANA Foundation (Funded for $10,000, but are opting to resubmit in December for $25,000) Continuum of Anesthesia Care Program: An Anesthesia Patient Safety Project, Submitted jointly to Hewlett-Packard Company & Agilent Technologies May 2000. M.Hotchkiss, M. Fallacaro, J.Lodge, Funded $22,000, August 2000. Enhancing CRNA Clinical Instructor Teaching Effectiveness, Funded by the AANA Foundation, June 2000, ($3,500.00) W. Hartland, M. Fallacaro, C. Biddle Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, funded June 2000, $24,608. The Rural CRNA Cohort, Funded by the AANA Foundation, September 1999, $1,690.00 Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, funded June 1999, $26,833. Professional Nurse Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, funded November 1998, Funded May 1999, $15,972. Educating Nurse Anesthetists for the next Millennium. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, April 1999 (not funded). Educating Nurse Anesthetists for 20th Century Practice. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, Funded June 1998. $330,000. Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, funded June 1998, $18,443. Nurse Anesthetist Traineeships. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, funded July 1997, $33,018. 7
  • 8. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro A Comparative Analysis of the Nurse and Physician Anesthesia Workforce Across Geographical Areas With Special Emphasis on Rural America. Funded by the AANA Foundation, August 1996, $4000.00. Simulator Center Proposal. Co-PI with Thomas Obst, Submitted to Office of the Provost, SUNY Buffalo, funded May 1996, $98,800. Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Program. Submitted to the Department of Health and Human Services, funded July 1996, $29,781. Anesthesia Simulator Center. Co-PI with Thomas Obst, Submitted to the New York State Department of Health Office of Quality Improvement, January 1995. (not funded - lack of funds Poster Presentations: “The VCU Rural Nurse Anesthesia Education Project” Gay, B., Wright, S., Fallacaro, MD. AANA National Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, August 2008. “A Descriptive Study of the Distribution of Anesthesia Providers and Services across Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan locations in the United States” AANA National Meeting, Orlando, Florida., August 2002, Fallacaro, MD. “Assessing the authenticity of the human patient simulation experience.” Biddle, C, Hotchkiss, M., Fallacaro, MD. Presented at the AANA National Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., August 2001. “Enhancing CRNA clinical instructor teaching effectiveness: The development of high fidelity trigger films” Hartland, W., Biddle, Fallacaro, MD. AANA Assembly of School Faculty, Tampa, Florida, February 2001. “Content Analysis of the Computerized Full-body Patient Simulator Experience” Poster presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Assembly of School Faculty, Scottsdale, AZ, February 2000. (Shared Presentation) “Assessing graduate nurse anesthesia student performance: use of an experiential model in anesthesia learning and outcome measurement” Poster presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Assembly of School Faculty, Scottsdale, AZ, February 2000. (Shared Presentation) "A Community Partnership Program" employing human simulation; Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Nurse Anesthesia and Richmond Public Schools" Poster presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, Boston, M.A., August 1999. (Shared Presentation) “Human Simulation: A Preferred Method to Prepare Anesthesia Providers in the Management of Untoward Pathophysiologic Events”. Poster presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, August 1998. (Solo Presenter) “The Maldistribution of Anesthesia Providers Across the United States”. Poster presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 1997. (Solo Presenter) “The Metropolitan/Non-Metropolitan Distribution of Nurse Anesthetists Across the United States: Special Emphasis on New York State”. New York State Nurses Association Annual Convention, Buffalo, NY, October 1996. (Solo Presenter) “Anesthesia Workforce Projections to 2020”. Poster presentation at the 60th Anniversary Celebration Conference of Nursing, Nursing In the 21st Century: A Celebration of our Past and a Look to the Future. State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, October 1996. (Solo Presenter) “Anesthesia Workforce Projections to 2020”. Poster presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 1996. (Solo Presenter) 8
  • 9. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro “Nurse Anesthesia in Rural America”. Poster presentation at the 19th Annual National Conference, National Rural Health Association, Minneapolis, MN, May 1996. (Solo Presenter) "The National Distribution of CRNAs Across the Rural-Urban Continuum". Poster presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, August 1995. (Solo Presenter) "Frustrated Wants and Entitlements: An Examination of Job Grievance Among Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists". Poster presentation at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, August 1994. (Solo Presenter) Lecture Presentations: “Overcoming Barriers and Finding Opportunities – The Clinical Doctorate Wave” AANA Assembly of School Faculty, Newport Beach, California, February 21, 2008. “The Practice Doctorate for CRNAs; Should we all go back to school right away?” Presentation at the Twenty-fifth Annual Anesthesia Conference of Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates, Orlando, Florida, November 28, 2006. “The Practice Doctorate for CRNAs; Should we all go back to school right away?” Presentation at the Thirtieth Annual Anesthesia Conference of Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates, Williamsburg, Virginia, November 4, 2006. “Enhancing Communication and Patient Safety using Clinical Vignettes” AANA Annual Meeting, Cleveland Ohio, August 7, 2006. “Enhancing Communication and Patient Safety in a Health Care Setting” AANA Assembly of States, Chicago, Illinois, November 13, 2005. “Good Judgment Comes From Experience: An Application of Anesthesia Crisis Resource Management” Presentation at the Twenty Ninth Annual Anesthesia Conference of Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates, Williamsburg, Virginia, November 2, 2005. “The Clinical Doctorate from the Allied Health Perspective” AANA Summit on doctoral preparation for Nurse Anesthetists, Chicago, Illinois, June 9, 2005 “Avoiding Human Error in Nursing Practice.” Virginia Nurses Association, District 5 Fall Meeting, Richmond, Virginia. November 18, 2004 “The Quest to resolve human error in the operating room.” Presentation at the Twenty Eighth Annual Anesthesia Conference of Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates, Williamsburg, Virginia, November 2004. “Human Error in Anesthesia: Can we ever eliminate it?” Presentation at the Twenty Seventh Annual Anesthesia Conference of Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates, Williamsburg, Virginia, November 2003. “Faculty Mentorship – The role of the program administrator” Assembly of School Faculty, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. February 22, 2003. “Defining the Roles and Rules for Teachers: Case Studies for the Learning Environment” Annual Meeting of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, San Francisco, CA, August 2001. 9
  • 10. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro “Uses of Technology in Nurse Anesthesia Education”. Presentation at the Virginia Association of Nurse Anesthetists, District 5, Meeting, Richmond, Virginia, March 2000. “Experiential Learning in Anesthesia: The Role of Human Simulation.” Presentation at the Twenty Second Annual Anesthesia Conference of Nurse Anesthesiology Faculty Associates, Williamsburg, Virginia, November 1998. “Comparative Analysis of the Nurse and Physician Anesthesia Workforce across Geographical Areas”. Presentation at the Assembly of School Faculty, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, February 1998. “The Maldistribution of Anesthesia Providers across New York State”. New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Niagara Falls, NY, October 1997. “Simulation in Nurse Anesthesia Education,” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, San Francisco, CA, August 1997. "Computer-based Anesthesia Simulation,” New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Niagara District. Buffalo, NY, May 1997. “The Art and Science of Anesthesia,” First Assistant Course for Registered Nurses. State University of New York at Buffalo, Millard Fillmore College, Buffalo, NY, October 1996. “Anesthesia Manpower across the U.S.,” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists, West Palm Beach, FL, September, 1996. “How Many Students Should We Educate?” Presentation at the Annual Meeting of American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Philadelphia, PA, August 1996. “The CRNA Workforce: Indicators to Consider for the Future,” Presentation to the Department of Anesthesia, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA, June 1996. “Anesthesia Manpower into the 21st Century”. Presentation at the LANA Spring Conference, sponsored by the Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Baton Rouge, LA, May 1996. “Anesthesia Workplace Projections for the Year 2001 and Beyond”. Presentation at the Ninth Annual Nursing Research Conference, Sponsored by Chapters of Sigma Theta Tau and the New York State Nurses’ Association District 1, Buffalo, NY, April 1996. “The Distribution of Nurse Anesthetists in Federally Designated Nurse Shortage Areas”. Presentation at the North Carolina Association of Nurse Anesthetists State Meeting. Greensboro, NC, April 1996. “Computer Based Anesthesia Simulations: An Application of Critical Thinking in Didactic Education”. Presentation at School of Nursing, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, March 1996. “Computer Based Anesthesia Simulations: An Application of Critical Thinking in Didactic Education”. Presentation at the Assembly of School Faculty, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Tampa, FL, February 1996 “The CRNA Workforce: Indicators to Consider for the Future”. Presentation at the Assembly of School Faculty, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Tampa, FL, February 1996. “Anesthesia and Manpower”. Presentation to the Anesthesia Service, Veterans Administration Medical Center - Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, January 1996. “The CRNA Workforce: Indicators to Consider for the Future”. Presentation at the Fall Assembly of States meeting of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, St Louis, MO, November 1995. 10
  • 11. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro “CAE™ Patient Simulator Demonstration: Multidisciplinary Applications”. Presentation at State University of New York at Buffalo, July 1995. "Focus Session on Prescriptive Authority". Presentation at American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Assembly of States, Chicago, IL, April 1993. "Impact of the 1989 Hospital Code Changes on CRNA Practice in New York". Presentation at New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Syracuse, NY, May 1992. "Codification of Practice”. Presentation to New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Buffalo, NY, May 1991 and October 1991. “Codification of CRNA Practice in NYS”. Presentation at Clinical Evaluation & Recognition of CRNA Practice in New York, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, December 1990. "Legislative Update". Presentation at New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists Niagara District. Buffalo, NY, April 1990. "Third Party Reimbursement and the CRNA". Presentation at Western New York Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Buffalo, NY, April 1989. “Current Trends in Regional Anesthesia". Presentation at Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, NY, March 1989. "Legislative Update on Medicare Reimbursement". Western New York Association of Nurse Anesthetists. Buffalo, NY, November 1988. "Anesthesia Morbidity & Mortality". Presentation to the New York State Department of Health, Buffalo, NY, March 1988. "Post Anesthesia Care of The Pulmonary Patient". Presentation to New York State Association of Nurse Anesthetists Annual Meeting, Buffalo, NY, March 1987. "Anesthetic Implications of Asthma". Presentation to Western New York Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Buffalo, NY, March 1984. "Acute Post-Anesthesia Care". Presentation to Western New York Critical Care Nurses Association, Buffalo, NY, March 1987. "Regional vs. General Anesthesia”. Presentation to Western New York Association of Surgical Technicians, Buffalo, NY, February 1986. "At Your Service". Guest speaker on Anesthesia. WEBR Radio Talk Show, Buffalo, NY, February 3, 1985. "Drug Interactions and Anesthesia". Presentation to Western New York Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Buffalo, NY, November 1983. Expert Witness: Bobo, Spicer, Ciotoli, Fulford, Bocchino, DeBevoise & Le Clainche “Graber v. Leon” October 1998. Expert Witness: Adams, Hill, Reis, Adams, Hall, & Schieffelin “Beseau v. Memorial Hospital Ormond Beach” July 1998. Research Supervision 11
  • 12. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro Dissertations Perceived Deprivation among Military Nurse Anesthetists, Julie Pearson, 2002 - 2007 “Electronic Decision Making in Anesthesiology”, Vicki Coopmans, 2002-2005 “Relative Deprivation Theory and Active Duty Military Nurse Anesthetists”, Julie Pearson, 2002-2006 Thesis “Inadvertent Hypothermia: Etiology, Effects, and Prevention”, Thomas J. Radel, 1986. “Autologous Blood Transfusion in Cancer Patients”, Donna M. Karczewski, 1983. “Retention of Knowledge of Pulse Oximetry by Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists,” Janis Brooks, 1998. “Sodium Channel Agonists Potentiate Local Anesthetic Conduction Blockade,” Raymond Lindsay, 1999 Projects “The Relationship Between the Patient State Anxiety and the Timing of the Preoperative Anesthesia Interview”, Nancy A. Becht, 1995. “The Effect of Providing Preadmission Information in the Form of Printed Material and Post-Admission Reinforcement Teaching On the Level of Preoperative State Anxiety in Subjects Scheduled for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery”, Richard C. Black II, 1996. “Effects of Epidural Analgesia vs. PCA on Graft Outcomes for Patients Undergoing Peripheral Vascular Surgery to the Lower Extremities”, Patricia A. Petersen, 1996. “The Influence of Preoperative Preparation on Preoperative Anxiety Related to Anesthesia in Ambulatory Surgical Patients”, Kimberly Barnello, 1996. “Nurses’ Goals of Pain Management and Frequency of Administration of Analgesics in Pediatric Postsurgical Patients”, Devin B. Watson, 1996. “The Effectiveness of Intradermally Injected Lidocaine in Decreasing the Pain of Venipuncture in Adult Patients”, Mark Labor, 1996. “Evaluation of Intra-operative Ketorolac on Postoperative Pain Management”, Karen E. Polechetti, 1996. “Hope and Quality of Life in Individuals with Hematological Malignancies”, Linda J. Kerwin, in progress. “Anesthesiologist Distribution Across the United States”, Lynn Kahn, 1996. “Aspiration Pneumonia and the Laryngeal Mask Airway,” Rae Cordrey, 1998 “Endotracheal Tube Cuff Management Practices by Nurse Anesthetists,” Stacy Cook, 1998 “Post Operative Nausea and Vomiting: A review of physiology, etiology and treatment,” Mary Catherine Blanchard, 1998. “Job Satisfaction of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists Practicing in Central Virginia,” Ahmad Kabiri, 1998 “A Descriptive Study of Anesthesia Practice in Kenya,” Thomas Dainty, 1999 12
  • 13. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro “Does Active Rewarming of Mild Hypothermia Reduce Postanesthesia Recovery Time,” Catherine Coderre, 1999 “Amnestic Properties of Propofol,” Belinda Cook, 1999 “Calcium Influx and release from intracellular pools modulates bupivacaine local anesthesia in mice,” Richard Davis, 1999 “The Predictive value of Specific Demographic, educational and standardized testing variables on the performance of the National Certification Examination for Nurse Anesthetists” Glenn Guarin 2000 “The Incidence of Dental Damage During Direct Visual Laryngoscopy With and Without the Use of a Toothguard” Deedee A. Karanian, 2000 BIBLIOGRAPHY: 12.1 Papers published: Pearson, JA., Fallacaro, MD., and Pellegrini, JE. “Perceived Deprivation in Active Duty Military Nurse Anesthetists.” In press, AANA Journal, 2009:77(1):42-48. Hartland W. Biddle C, Fallacaro M. ” Audiovisual Facilitation of Clinical Knowledge: A Paradigm for Dispersed Student Education Based on Paivio”s Dual Coding Theory” AANA Journal, 2008:76(3):1-5. Kremer, M. Fallacaro, MD. “Development of a Position Statement: The Nurse Anesthesia Administrator” AANA Journal, 2008:76(1):12-16. Biddle, C.J., Fallacaro, M.D., & Hartland, W. “Patient Safety Vignettes: Preliminary Observations on a Novel Use of an Old Methodology.” The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice, http://ijahsp.nova.edu, Vol.3, No. 1, December 2004. Fallacaro, MD & Ruiz-Law, T. “Distribution of U.S. Anesthesia Providers and Services” AANA Journal, 2004:72(1):9-14. Crosby, FE, Dunn, JD, Fallacaro, MD, Jozwiak-Shields, C, and MacIsaac, AM. “Preadmission Characteristics of Advanced Practice Nursing Students.” Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Vol. 15, Issue 9, pp. 424-431, September 2003. Hartland, W., Biddle, C., Fallacaro MD. “Accessing the Living Laboratory: Trigger Films as an Aid to Developing, Enabling and Assessing Anesthesia Clinical Instructors.” AANA Journal, 2003: 71(4):287-291. Hotchkiss, M., Biddle, C., Fallacaro, MD. "Assessing the Authenticity of the Human Simulation Experience in Anesthesiology." AANA Journal, 2002: 70(6):470-473. Sumanis, J., Kennedy, C., Biddle, C., and Fallacaro, MD. “Daedalus Revisited: A Call for Redesign of the Bougie Esophageal Dilator.” The American Surgeon, Vol. 68, pp. 139-142, February 2002. Fallacaro, MD & Crosby, F. “Untoward Pathophysiologic Events: Simulation as an Experiential Learning Option to Prepare Anesthesia Providers.” CRNA: The Clinical Forum for Nurse Anesthetists, Vol 11, No. 3 (August) 2000: pp. 138-143. Wallace, KG, Graham, KM, Bacon, D, Chang, J, Doyle, K, Fallacaro, MD, Frohm, K, McIntosh, N, Spaulding, M, Steinbrenner, L, Stillwell, M, Trinidad, V & Ventural, MR. “The development and testing of the patient record pain management assessment tool (PRPMAT).” Journal of Nursing Care Quality,13(4):34-46, April 1999. 13
  • 14. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro Fallacaro, MD. “An Inefficient Mix: A comparative analysis of nurse and physician anesthesia providers across New York State.” Journal of the New York State Nurses Association, 29:2, June 1998, pp. 4-8. McCall, WG, Alves, SL, Brooks, DY, Fallacaro, MD, Gray, GC & Ritter, D. “An analysis of factors influencing nurse anesthesia educational program director turnover”. AANA Journal, 65:(6), December 1997, pp. 537-542. Fallacaro, MD and Wu, Yow-Wu B. "Frustrated wants and entitlements: An examination of feelings of gratification and grievance among Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists". AANA Journal, 65:3, June 1997, pp. 250-256. Fallacaro, MD. “The practice and distribution of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists in federally designated nurse shortage areas”. CRNA: The Clinical Forum for Nurse Anesthetists. 8(2):55-61, May 1997. Fallacaro, MD., Obst, TE, Gunn, IP and Chu, M. "The national distribution of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists across metropolitan and nonmetropolitan settings. AANA Journal. 64(3):237-242, June 1996. DeVane, GG and Fallacaro, MD. “Report on pain management educational practices”. AANA Journal. 64(2):114-116, April 1996. Fallacaro, MD. "A biting commentary on monitored anesthesia care with conscious sedation". AANA Journal, 61:3, June 1993, pp. 229-232. Fallacaro, MD., Fallacaro, NA, and Radel, T. "Inadvertent hypothermia: etiology, effects and prevention." AORN Journal, 44, 1, pp. 54-61, July, 1986. Radel, T., Fallacaro, MD., and Sievenpiper, TS. "The effects of a warming vest and cap during lower extremity orthopedic surgical procedures under general anesthesia." AANA Journal, December 1986, Volume 54, Number 6, pp. 486-489. 12.2 Abstracts: George-Gay, B., Wright, S., & Fallacaro, MD. “The Virginia Commonwealth University Rural Nurse Anesthesia Education Project” AANA Journal, 76(5)373, October 2008 Fallacaro, MD “A Descriptive Study of the Distribution of Anesthesia Providers and Services across Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan locations in the United States” AANA Foundation Web Site, http://www.aana.com/foundation/posters/2002/2002_table.asp September 2002. Hotchkiss, M, Fletcher, J, Howell, D, & Fallacaro MD. “A "Community Partnership Program" employing human simulation; Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Nurse Anesthesia and Richmond City Public Schools” (Abstract) AANA Journal, 67(5)449, October 1999. Fallacaro, MD “The utilization of full body patient simulation: A preferred method to prepare anesthesia providers in the management of select untoward pathophysiologic events.” (Abstract) AANA Journal. 66(5): 492-493, October 1998. Fallacaro, MD. “The maldistribution of anesthesia providers across the United States”. (Abstract) AANA Journal. 65(5): 485-486, October 1997. Fallacaro, MD. “The CRNA workforce: Projections to 2020”. (Abstract) AANA Journal. 64(5): 435, October 1996. 14
  • 15. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro Fallacaro, MD., Obst, TE. and Chu, M. "The national distribution of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists across the rural-urban continuum". (Abstract) AANA Journal, 63:5, October 1995, p. 410. Fallacaro, MD. "Frustrated wants and entitlements: An examination of feelings of gratification and grievance among Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists". (Abstract) AANA Journal, 62:6, December 1994, pp. 510-511. Radel, T., Fallacaro, MD., Sievenpiper, T., and Whalen, D. "Intraoperative evaluation of a warming vest and cap during lower extremity orthopedic procedures." (Abstract) Anesthesia and Analgesia, February, 1985, p. 162. 12.3 Books and/or Chapters: Dosch, M, Fallacaro, MD., Kremer, M. (Chapter) AANA Doctoral Task Force: Aggregate Survey Data In Report of the AANA Task Force on Doctoral Preparation of Nurse Anesthetists, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, June 2007. Fallacaro MD., Wright SM.: Crisis Management in the PACU(Chapter 4) In The Perianesthesia Care Unit: A Critical Care Approach, 5th Edition edited by Drain, Harcourt Health Sciences, 2008, pp. 43-51. Fallacaro, MD., Kier LB.: “Forward” and “Anesthetic Agents” (Chapter 8) In The Chemistry of Drugs for Nurse Anesthetists, 1st Edition, Edited by Kier and Dowd, AANA Publications, 2005, pp. 201-230. Fallacaro, NA and Fallacaro, MD. Intravenous Induction Agents.(Chapter 8) In Nurse Anesthesia (Third Edition)by Nagelhout JJ and Zaglaniczny K (eds). Orlando: WB Saunders, 2005, pp. 102-126. Fletcher, J., Hotchkiss, M, Fallacaro M. Crisis Management in the PACU(Chapter 4) In The Perianesthesia Care Unit: A Critical Care Approach, 4th Edition edited by Drain, Harcourt Health Sciences, 2003, pp.45-54. Fallacaro, MD. Contributor: Pharmacology and Basic Principles. In PreTest: Nurse Anesthesia Self- Assessment and Review, by Gerbasi, FR. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1997, pp. 80-85 and 96-100. 12.4 Other: Fallacaro, MD, “Anesthesia Providers: Why such an inefficient mix?” an Editorial, AANA NewsBulletin, 54(4):28-29, April 2000. Fallacaro, MD. “A look at anesthesia workforce projections”. AANA NewsBulletin. 50(4):17, April 1996. Fallacaro, MD. “Books of Interest: Simulators in Anesthesiology Education, (A book review) AANA Journal, 66(6); 565, December 1998. Article Reviews: Fallacaro, MD. Review of: Ouellette S, Courts N, & Lincoln PJ. "Nurse Anesthesia Education: A Different Challenge." AANA Journal 1999;67:21-31. In Nurse Anesthetist Forum Volume II, Number 2, 1999. Fallacaro, MD. Review of: "Postoperative Sore Throat: Incidence and Severity After the Use of Lidocaine, Saline, or Air to inflate the Endotracheal Tube Cuff." AANA Journal 1999;67:49-52. In Nurse Anesthetist Forum Volume II, Number 2, 1999. Fallacaro, MD. Review of: Mitchell V, Adams T, & Calder I. "Choice of Inflation Medium During Nitrous Oxide Anaesthesia." Anaesthesia 1999;54:32-36. In Nurse Anesthetist Forum Volume II, Number 2, 1999. 15
  • 16. Curriculum Vitae – Michael D. Fallacaro Fallacaro, MD. Review of: Seguier, LF., et al. "Probable Transmission of HIV from an Orthopedic Surgeon to a Patient in France." Ann Intern Med 1999;130;1-6. In Nurse Anesthetist Forum Volume II, Number 2, 1999. Letters: Sievenpiper, T., and Fallacaro, MD. "Did anesthesia mismanagement contribute to intraoperative Death? II" Letter, Anesthesiology, December, 1984, p. 192. Last Updated Jan/09 16