2006 Rowe Lecture

Joseph Civetta, M.D.

Professor and Vice-Chairman, Department of Surgery at the UConn Health Center

Beyond Technology: The Principles of Medicine

Dr. Joseph Civetta
Dr. Joseph Civetta

Dr. Joseph M. Civetta received a 2005 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Critical Care Medicine for his numerous scientific and clinical advances in critical care medicine. A leader in his field, Dr. Civetta has worked continuously to improve the quality of care delivered to critically ill patients. He has been an innovator in the areas of cardiovascular monitoring in critical care and ventilatory support, among others. His research focuses on prevention of multiple organ system dysfunction.

Dr. Civetta served as the Program Director of the Integrated General Surgery Residency at the UConn Health Center. He has authored or edited more than 350 publications and has received numerous awards and honors. A graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Civetta is a dedicated teacher who has held posts at Harvard Medical School and the University of Miami School of Medicine. His professional and honorary memberships include: the American Academy of Pain Medicine, the American College of Surgeons: Palliative Care Workgroup, and the American Surgical Association.

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