Enyo A. Ablordeppey, MD, MPH, FACEP, FCCM
DEPARTMENT OF ANESTHESIOLOGY
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and of Emergency Medicine
Associate Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
2023 Dean’s Impact Award Recipient
Following her appointment as the co-director of the 7800 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in 2020, Enyo A. Ablordeppey, MD, MPH, played a seminal role as a clinician caring for some of the sickest patients with COVID-19 while also providing institutional leadership during this most challenging time. Her clinical excellence and contributions as an intensive care physician during the pandemic were recognized nationally by her peers when she was appointed as a fellow of critical care medicine in 2020. Throughout the pandemic, Ablordeppey continued to prioritize being a dedicated and exemplary educator. Apart from her educational prowess at the School of Medicine, she also served as a guest professor for the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program at the Goldfarb School of Nursing. Throughout her career, she has been a beloved educator among trainees and students, and she served as director of our Critical Care Ultrasound Training Program. Ablordeppey has won numerous educational awards, including for her inspiring teaching despite the pressures imposed on her by COVID-19. After a national search, in 2021 Ablordeppey was selected as the inaugural associate vice chair for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the Department of Anesthesiology. In addition to her other roles, she prioritizes this important work, which was made all the more urgent and salient with the impacts of COVID-19 on our society and our institutions.