Karl A. Poterack, M.D.

  1. Anesthesiologist
  2. Clinical Informaticist

Departments

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English
  • Neuroanesthesiology
  • Transplant anesthesiology
Phx

Phoenix, Arizona

  1. 1991
    Fellow - Neuroanesthesiology/ResearchMedical College of Wisconsin
  2. 1990
    Resident - AnesthesiologyMedical College of Wisconsin
  3. 1987
    Resident - General SurgeryMedical College of Wisconsin
  4. 1985
    MDUniversity of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor
  5. 1982
    BSUniversity of Michigan

Certifications

  1. 2014
    Clinical InformaticsAmerican Board of Preventive Medicine
  2. 1991
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 1995
    Air Force Commendation Medal for Meritorious ServiceSan Antonio, Texas, United States Air Force
  2. 1993
    Paul M. Wood FellowWood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology
  3. 1989
    Chief Resident, AnesthesiologyMedical College of Wisconsin
  4. 1981
    Air Force Health Professions Scholarship for Medical SchoolUnited States Air Force
  5. 1979
    ValedictorianGrand Rapids West Catholic High School

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    MemberClinical Informatics Longitudinal Assessment Committee, American Board of Preventive Medicine
  2. 2019 - present
    MemberCommittee on Standards and Practice Parameters, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  3. 2019 - present
    FellowAmerican Medical Informatics Association
  4. 2018 - present
    MemberAcademic Research and Outreach Committee, Arch Collaborative - KLAS Research
  5. 2018 - present
    MemberAssociation of University Anesthesiologists
  6. 2018 - present
    MemberSearch Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  7. 2018 - 2019
    MemberAcademic Affairs Executive Committee, Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
  8. 2018 - 2019
    Executive MemberUsability EHR Subcommittee, Electronic Health Record/Revenue Cycle Management (EHR/RCM) Oversight Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Committees
  9. 2018 - 2019
    Vice ChairUsability EHR Subcommittee, Electronic Health Record/Revenue Cycle Management (EHR/RCM) Oversight Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Committees
  10. 2018 - present
    MemberData Definitions Committee, Anesthesia Quality Institute
  11. 2017 - present
    Skilled ReviewerExecutive Committee, Mayo Clinic Quality Review Board, Quality of Care Subcommittee
  12. 2016 - 2020
    Vice ChairClinical Systems Oversight Committee, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  13. 2016 - 2019
    MemberDowntime Oversight Group, Mayo Clinic EHR/RCM Convergence Project/Plummer Project
  14. 2016 - 2018
    MemberUser Impact Group of SMEs for SSO/TFA, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  15. 2016 - 2018
    Vice ChairExecutive Committee, Clinical Viewers Oversight Group, Practice Convergence Council
  16. 2016 - 2018
    MemberAd Hoc Committee on Data Definitions, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  17. 2016 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  18. 2016 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Quality Oversight Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  19. 2015 - present
    MemberEnterprise Technology Oversight Group, Office of Information Technology Strategy and Architecture, Mayo Clinic Committees
  20. 2015 - 2017
    Co-ChairUser Experience Group, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  21. 2015 - present
    MemberInformation Management and Database Research Committee, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  22. 2015 - 2019
    Co-ChairEMR & Systems Oversight Committee (ESOC), Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  23. 2015 - 2019
    MemberExecutive Committee, EMR & Systems Oversight Committee (ESOC), Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona
  24. 2015 - 2018
    MemberPhysicians Advisory Group, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  25. 2015 - 2016
    MemberElectronic Health Record Practice Oversight Committee (EPOC), Clinical Practice Executive Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  26. 2015 - present
    MemberAnesthesia Leadership SME Group, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  27. 2015 - 2018
    MemberSteering Group, Plummer Project, Mayo Clinic Enterprise
  28. 2015 - present
    MemberInternational Anesthesia Research Society
  29. 2015 - present
    MemberExecutive Committee, Mayo Clinic Quality Review Board, Quality of Care Subcommittee
  30. 2015 - present
    Committee MemberMaintenance of Certification, American Medical Informatics Association
  31. 2015 - present
    MemberCommittee on Informatics and Information Technology, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  32. 2014 - present
    MemberSociety for Technology in Anesthesia
  33. 2014 - 2021
    MemberMayo Clinic Data Governance Committee, Management Team - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  34. 2014 - 2018
    MemberClinical Viewers Oversight Group, Practice Convergence Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  35. 2014 - present
    Voting MemberHealth Level Seven International
  36. 2014 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Physician Leadership
  37. 2014 - present
    MemberAnesthesia SIG, International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization
  38. 2014 - present
    MemberClinical Decision Support Subcommittee, Practice Convergence Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  39. 2014 - 2020
    MemberSteering Group, Informatics and Knowledge Management, Mayo Clinic Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery
  40. 2014 - 2021
    Question WriterSelf-Evaluation and Examination (SEE), American Society of Anesthesiologists
  41. 2014 - 2018
    MemberPhysician Committee, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
  42. 2012
    MemberHospital Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  43. 2012
    MemberSurgical and Procedural Committee - Rochester, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 2012
    MemberSurgical and Procedural Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  45. 2012 - 2020
    MemberTransplant Quality Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  46. 2012 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Quality Review Board, Quality of Care Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  47. 2011 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Informatics Association
  48. 2011 - present
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  49. 2011 - 2021
    MemberLiver Transplant Selection Committee, Transplant Quality Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  50. 2011 - 2014
    MemberSurgical Quality Subcommittee, Surgical Committee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona
  51. 2011 - present
    ChairAccreditation and Regulatory Subcommittee - Arizona, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  52. 2010 - present
    MemberPre-Anesthetic Screening for Undiagnosed Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diffusion Project, Quality Review Board, Quality Improvement Project
  53. 2009 - present
    MemberMortality Review Subcommittee, Quality Council, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona
  54. 2009 - 2016
    MemberTransfusion Practices Subcommittee, Hospital Practice Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona
  55. 2009 - 2010
    Vice ChairAccreditation and Regulatory Subcommittee - Arizona, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  56. 2008 - 2016
    DirectorAnesthesiology Residency Curriculum, Neuro Rotations, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  57. 2007 - present
    MemberAccreditation and Regulatory Subcommittee - Arizona, Clinical Practice Committee - Arizona, Executive Operations Team - Arizona
  58. 2006 - present
    MemberDonation After Cardiac Death Workgroup, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  59. 2003 - present
    MemberAnesthesia/Analgesia Sedation Task Force, Pharmaceutical Formulary Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  60. 1999 - 2002
    MemberContinuous Improvement Committee, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  61. 1998 - 2014
    ChairQuality Assurance Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  62. 1995 - 1997
    MemberCommittee for Service Standards, Medical College of Wisconsin
  63. 1995 - 1997
    MemberPractice Guidelines/Outcome Measurements Committee, Medical College of Wisconsin
  64. 1995 - 1997
    MemberClinical Competence Committee, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
  65. 1995 - 1997
    MemberExecutive Committee, Department of Anesthesiology, Medical College of Wisconsin
  66. 1994 - present
    MemberSociety of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care
  67. 1993 - 1995
    ChiefNeuroanesthesiology Service, Department of Anesthesiology, Wilford Hall Medical Center
  68. 1992 - 1995
    MemberSociety of Air Force Clinical Surgeons, United States Air Force
  69. 1987 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  70. 1983 - present
    MemberAssociation of Military Surgeons of the United States