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ASRA Interviews Dr. Jacques Chelly on “The Importance of Mentorship”

Jacques E. Chelly, MD, PhD, MBAJacques E. Chelly, MD, PhD, MBA, sat down for a discussion with Dr. Uchenna Umeh as part of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) series, “The Importance of Mentorship.” This collection of interviews and perspective essays, curated by the ASRA Physician Mentorship and Leadership Development Special Interest Group (SIG), delves into the vital theme of mentorship. Through these narratives, readers gain a deeper understanding of mentorship's impact on professional development and personal growth, as illustrated by the experiences of current SIG members.

In addition to his current roles as Professor, Director of Acute Pain Clinical Research, Director of the Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and Co-Director of the Center for Innovation in Pain Care in our department, Dr. Chelly is the Founder and Acute Pain Physician-in-Chief of our Acute Interventional Perioperative Pain Service at UPMC Presbyterian-Shadyside Hospital. He formerly served as the Director of our Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship Program. Over the past 40 years, he has trained and mentored over 200 residents, fellows, and faculty members in regional anesthesia and acute pain and related research.

Discover Dr. Chelly's perspectives and more by reading the full interview on ASRA’s website.