Dr. Kimberly Westra has been a practicing nurse anesthetist for over 20 years in settings ranging from a level one trauma center to a rural regional medical center. Kimberly practices in diverse settings including solo practitioner, team care model and as an academic adjunct faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Mrs. Westra is the Chief Nurse Anesthetist at Tidal Health Regional Medical Center on the eastern shore of Maryland and is the sole proprietor of Atlantic Specialty Services serving Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania in ambulatory settings. Mrs. Westra is the Chairperson for the Maryland Association of Nurse Anesthetist PAC and an active AANA member since 1999. Kimberly enjoys working to advance the future of nurse anesthesia through education as part of the University of Pennsylvania academic team. I look forward to working with our SRNAs in ensure they are in a position to be successful as citizens of our anesthesia community.