Professor Daniel Sessler
Michael Cudahy Professor and Chair
Department of Outcomes Research
Dr. Sessler attended medical school at Columbia University, and subsequently completed pediatric and anesthesia residencies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has published a book on therapeutic hypothermia and more than 850 full research papers including two-dozen in the New England Journal of Medicine and Lancet. More than 120 of his papers were accompanied by editorials, and more than two-dozen were cover articles for major anesthesia journals since 2010. His papers have been cited more than 40,000 times — making him the world’s most published and cited anesthesiologist. He is among the top 0.02% of cited scientists in any field. Dr. Sessler founded and directs the Outcomes Research Consortium. The Consortium is the world’s largest anesthesia research group, and publishes a full paper every 3 days.