Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MS
Assistant Professor
University of California San Francisco


Dr. Elizabeth Whitlock is an Assistant Professor In Residence at the University of California, San Francisco Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Care.  A clinical anesthesiologist and epidemiological researcher, Dr. Whitlock’s work centers on understanding the long-term implications of perioperative management on patient-centered cognitive and functional outcomes in older adults.  She also mentors colleagues and trainees on research design and methodology for diverse clinical research projects, with an interest in best practices for generating and reporting objective, generalizable, and rigorous studies of secondary data.  Dr. Whitlock’s current work, modeling long-term cognitive trajectories preceding and following coronary revascularization, is funded by a Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research Mentored Research Training Grant.

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