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January 8, 2020

Brett Fadgen, a nurse anesthetist at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), was born without the lower portion of his right arm. As far as he knows, he is the only Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) in the country with one arm.

August 2, 2019

Brett was born with a congenital defect. His right arm ends just after his elbow. But the defect never slowed him down.

November 9, 2018

Hill City Church recently bought breakfast for the UPMC-Presbyterian anesthesia and operating room staff who cared for the Tree of Life victims.

In the aftermath of the tragedy in Las Vegas, a local nurse anesthetist decided she wanted to do something for the medical professionals in Las Vegas who treated those injured that night.

May 11, 2016

Aaron Ostrowski is an officer in the Pennsylvania Association of Nurse Anesthetists (PANA), which represents more than 3,000 certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) and students across the commonwealth, and he will become the PANA President this fall.


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