Congratulations to Yan Xu, PhD, who was appointed the Peter Winter Professor of Anesthesiology. This chair professorship is named in honor of Peter M. Winter, MD, the second chair of our department. Dr. Xu will present an inaugural lecture, “Losing Your Mind: The Wonders of Anesthesia,” as the Peter Winter Professor on Monday, October 2, 2017, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, 4:00 pm. The event will celebrate Dr. Winter’s life and his contributions to the department, the university, and the anesthesiology profession, and highlight the cutting-edge research programs in Dr. Xu’s group. A wine and cheese reception will follow the lecture.