Karl A. Poterack, M.D.

  1. Clinical Informaticist
  2. Anesthesiologist

Location

  1. Phoenix, Arizona

Languages

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