Monica W. Harbell, M.D.

  1. Anesthesiologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

English

Dr. Monica Harbell is a physician anesthesiologist with fellowship training in Regional Anesthesia.

In addition to her clinical activities, Dr. Harbell is active in research and education, providing mentorship to residents and fellows. Dr. Harbell is the Associate program director of the Mayo Clinic Arizona Anesthesiology Residency and the assistant clerkship director of the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine Surgery Clerkship.

  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Patient safety
  • Enhanced recovery after surgery
  • Medical education
  • Faculty development
  1. 2013
    Clinical Fellowship - Regional AnesthesiaAnesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco
  2. 2012
    Internship/Residency - AnesthesiologyAnesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco
  3. 2008
    MD - MedicineNew York University School of Medicine
  4. 2004
    BS - Chemical EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of Technology

Certifications

  1. 2013
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Senior Fellow in TeachingAcademy of Educational Excellence, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2021
    Teach for UCSF Certificate in Simulation TeachingUniversity of California San Francisco (UCSF)
  3. 2020
    Anesthesiology Teacher of the YearDepartment of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  4. 2020
    FellowAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  5. 2019
    Harvard Macy Institute Professional Development Scholarship RecipientAmerican Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  6. 2018
    Patient Safety Award for "Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) for Cesarean Delivery Project"UCSF Medical Center
  7. 2016
    Certificate in General TeachingUniversity of California San Francisco (UCSF)
  8. 2016
    Mini-Certificate in SimulationUniversity of California San Francisco (UCSF)
  9. 2016
    Best of Meeting Award for "Improved Analgesia after Implementation of an Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Pathway for Total Mastectomy" Abstract41st Annual Meeting, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  10. 2016
    Caring Wisely Award for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for Cesarean DeliveryUniversity of California San Francisco
  11. 2016
    Teaching Scholars ProgramUniversity of California San Francisco
  12. 2015
    Travel AwardMt. Zion Health Fund
  13. 2015
    Excellence in Teaching AwardHaile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, University of California San Francisco
  14. 2006
    President's Service Award for Programming of the Student PortalNew York University
  15. 2005
    President, Student CouncilNew York University School of Medicine
  16. 2004
    National Engineering Honor SocietyTau Beta Pi
  17. 2004
    Scholarship RecipientTeagle Foundation
  18. 2003
    Spinal Cord Injury Summer ScholarParalyzed Veterans of America

Professional memberships

  1. 2021 - present
    MemberQuality and Patient Safety Meeting Planning Committee, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  2. 2020 - present
    MemberCSPP Preoperative Fasting Taskforce, Committee on Standards and Practice Parameters, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  3. 2020 - present
    MemberConference Planning Committee, International Forum on Perioperative Safety & Quality
  4. 2020 - present
    MemberERAS Committee, Department of Surgery
  5. 2020 - present
    FellowAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  6. 2020 - present
    MemberCPSE Subcommittee on Safety Culture, Committee on Patient Safety and Education, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  7. 2019 - present
    ChairCommittee on Patient Safety and Education, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  8. 2019 - present
    MemberAsokumar Global Scholars Grant Committee, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  9. 2019 - present
    MemberEvaluation Committee, Transitional Year Residency Program, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2019 - present
    ChairClinical Competency Committee, Anesthesiology Residency Program, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  11. 2019 - present
    Assistant Clerkship DirectorSurgery Core Clerkship Rotation, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine - Arizona, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  12. 2019
    Vice ChairCommittee on Patient Safety and Education, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  13. 2019 - 2020
    Advanced Question WriterIn-Training Exam, American Board of Anesthesiology
  14. 2019 - present
    MemberCurriculum Committee, Robert D. and Patricia E. Kern Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery, Mayo Clinic Arizona Committees
  15. 2019 - present
    MemberCommittee on Standards and Practice Parameters, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  16. 2018 - present
    MemberProgram Evaluation Committee, Anesthesiology Residency Program, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  17. 2018 - present
    DirectorMedical Student Education, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  18. 2018 - 2020
    Scholar in ResidenceFaculty Development, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  19. 2018 - 2019
    DirectorAnesthesia Selective, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  20. 2018 - present
    InstructorPreclinical Block, Anesthesia Simulation, Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine, Department of Education Services
  21. 2017 - present
    Question WriterIn-Training Exam, American Board of Anesthesiology

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