Micah Prochaska, MD (co-chair)

University of Chicago

Dr. Prochaska is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He is a clinical investigator and hospitalist clinician, and is supported by grants from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to study how red blood cell (RBC) transfusion for hospitalized patients with anemia affects their fatigue, activity, and fatigability levels after they have been discharged from the hospital. Dr. Prochaska is also the Associate Director and Co-Investigator of the University of Chicago Hospitalist Project research infrastructure, the University of Chicago Translational Medicine Program (CTMP), and the Cultivating Health & Aging Researchers by Integrating Science, Medicine, & Aging (CHARISMA) Program, which all train undergraduate students in clinical and translational research. Dr. Prochaska is an Associate Director of the MacLean center for Clinical and Medical Ethics and a Healthcare Delivery Science and Innovation Scholar at the University of Chicago, and the Course Director for the Pritzker School of Medicine 1st year course Introduction to Medical Evidence. Dr. Prochaska is also an elected member of the AABB Patient Blood Management and Clinical Transfusion Medicine guidelines committees, Chair of the Scientific Committee for the Society for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management (SABM), and a member of the research committee at the Society for Hospital Medicine (SHM).