Laurence C. Torsher, M.D.

  1. Anesthesiologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Liver transplant
  • Liver transplantation
  • Education
  1. 1994
    Fellow - Liver TransplantMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1993
    Fellow - Critical Care MedicineMayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1992
    Resident - AnesthesiologyUniversity of Ottawa
  4. 1988
    Internship - Rotating InternshipCalgary General Hospital, University of Calgary
  5. 1987
    MD - Doctor of MedicineUniversity of Calgary
  6. 1984
    Research Fellowship - Departments of Biomedical & Electrical EngineeringMcMaster University
  7. 1982
    BSc - Electrical EngineeringUniversity of Alberta

Certifications

  1. 1995
    AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of Anesthesiology
  2. 1995
    Critical Care MedicineAmerican Board of Anesthesiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2006
    Physicians Recognition Award for Continuing Medical EducationAmerican Medical Association
  2. 2006
    Mayo Excellence in Teamwork AwardMayo Clinic
  3. 2004
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 2004
    Excellence in Teaching RecognitionMayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  5. 2004
    National Library of Medicine Fellowship Program in Medical InformaticsNational Library of Medicine
  6. 2002
    Physicians Recognition Award for Continuing Medical EducationAmerican Medical Association
  7. 2000
    Physicians Recognition Award for Continuing Medical EducationAmerican Medical Association
  8. 1998
    Physicians Recognition Award for Continuing Medical EducationAmerican Medical Association
  9. 1992
    Department of Anaesthesia Residents' Research Day Prize for A Survey of Anaesthetic Drug ExpendituresUniversity of Ottawa
  10. 1990
    Department of Anaesthesia Residents' Research Day Prize for A Simple and Accurate Method of End Tidal CO2 Determination in ChildrenUniversity of Ottawa
  11. 1989
    Department of Anaesthesia Residents' Research Day Prize for Hemodynamic Effects of Atracurium and Vecuronium Induction TechniquesUniversity of Ottawa
  12. 1986
    Faculty of Medicine Joseph Albert Award for Elective Study at Centres of Excellente for an elective in blood banking at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MNUniversity of Calgary
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Professional memberships

  1. 2015 - present
    MemberResident Program Evaluation Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  2. 2014 - present
    ChairFaculty Development Committee, Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center
  3. 2014 - present
    MemberClinical Education Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  4. 2013 - present
    Medical EditorSelf-Evaluation and Education Program, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  5. 2012 - present
    EditorSimulation Endorsed Network Newsletter, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  6. 2011 - present
    Core MemberCommittee on Simulation Education & Editorial Board, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  7. 2010 - 2012
    MemberAdvisory Committee, MMS I Executive Committee, Mayo Medical School
  8. 2010 - 2011
    MemberInstitutional Self Study Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  9. 2010 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Simulation Oversight Committee, Mayo Clinic Education Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  10. 2010 - present
    MemberRegional Anesthesia Fellowship Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  11. 2009 - 2011
    Abstract ReviewerMayo Clinic Quality Academy Conference, Mayo Clinic Quality Academy
  12. 2008 - present
    Associate Program Director for Technology/InnovationResident Education Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  13. 2008 - present
    MemberResident Education Executive Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  14. 2007 - 2014
    ChairCurriculum Committee, Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center
  15. 2007 - 2010
    MemberMMS I Executive Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  16. 2007 - 2009
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  17. 2007 - 2008
    MemberQREADS Backup Procedures Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  18. 2007
    MemberOrthopedic Infection Task Force, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  19. 2006 - present
    MemberCall Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  20. 2006 - present
    MemberCommittee on Simulation Education, American Society of Anesthesiologists and Editorial Board
  21. 2006 - present
    MemberSociety for Education in Anesthesia
  22. 2005 - 2014
    MemberCurriculum Committee, Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center
  23. 2005 - 2012
    MemberSimulation Operations Committee, Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center
  24. 2005 - 2011
    Associate DirectorMayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center
  25. 2005 - 2008
    Mayo Medical School LiaisonMayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center
  26. 2005 - 2006
    MemberCurriculum Reform Steering Committee, Mayo Medical School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  27. 2005 - present
    MemberEquipment Committee, Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center
  28. 2004 - 2011
    MemberElectronic Medical Information Technology Committee, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  29. 2004 - 2006
    MemberSubcommittee on Simulation Education, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  30. 2004 - 2005
    MemberSimulation Lead Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  31. 2004 - present
    MemberSurgical Electronic Environment Work Group, Mayo Clinic Committees
  32. 2004 - present
    MemberSociety for Simulation in Healthcare
  33. 2003 - 2011
    MemberEducation - Nurse Anesthesia Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  34. 2003 - present
    Anesthesia LeadMayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center
  35. 2003 - present
    MemberPerformance Improvement Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  36. 2003 - present
    MemberResident Education Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  37. 2003 - present
    Question WriterSelf-Evaluation and Education Program, American Society of Anesthesiologists
  38. 2002 - 2005
    MemberInformation Technology Prioritization and Review Subcommittee, Clinical Practice Committee - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  39. 2002 - present
    MemberInternational Anesthesia Research Society
  40. 1998 - 1999
    Medical Director11-3 Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  41. 1998 - 1999
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  42. 1997 - 1999
    ChairICU Electronic Medical Record Pilot Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  43. 1997 - 1999
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  44. 1997 - 1999
    MemberIntensive Care Unit Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  45. 1997 - 1999
    MemberICU Electronic Medical Record Pilot Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  46. 1997 - 1999
    MemberElectronic Orders Design Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  47. 1997 - 1999
    MemberResuscitation Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  48. 1997 - 1999
    MemberComputer and Equipment Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  49. 1997 - 1999
    MemberEquipment Committee, Critical Care Service, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  50. 1996 - 2002
    MemberAmerican College of Chest Physicians
  51. 1996 - 1999
    MemberDrug and Supply Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  52. 1996 - 1999
    MemberElectronic Medical Record Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  53. 1996 - 1997
    MemberSurgical Continuous Improvement Steering Counsel
  54. 1995 - 2004
    MemberInternational Liver Transplantation Society
  55. 1995 - 1999
    MemberResident Education Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  56. 1995 - 1999
    MemberMorbidity and Mortality Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  57. 1995 - 1999
    MemberContinuous Improvement Council, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  58. 1995 - 1999
    MemberEducation Committee, Critical Care Service, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  59. 1995 - 1999
    MemberClinical Practice Committee, Critical Care Service, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
  60. 1995 - 1999
    Member11-3 Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester
  61. 1993 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  62. 1993 - present
    MemberMinnesota Society of Anesthesiologists
  63. 1993 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  64. 1992 - 2012
    MemberRoyal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  65. 1989 - present
    MemberAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists
  66. 1988 - 2008
    MemberCanadian Anaesthetist's Society
  67.  
    SchedulerAnesthesia Liver Transplant Call, Call Committee, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
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Publications

Research activities

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