Kristin Ondecko Ligda, MD, FASA

Kristin Ondecko Ligda, MD, FASA is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, UPMC Mercy Hospital where she is the Director of Education for medical students, residents and fellows.  She has developed the Objective Structured Clinical Examination training for her department and is a leader in the teaching of Regional Anesthesiology. 

Dr. Ondecko Ligda uses social media to bridge connections among women physicians.  She founded the Physician Anesthesiologist Mom Group, Pittsburgh & Western Pennsylvania Physician Moms, Physician Mom Crafters and Disney Planning Doctors.  She has interests in the usage of social media among physicians and in the promotion of and awareness for all aspects of physician wellness including the utility of mindfulness and meditation techniques.  She is married to a computer hacker and has two daughters.


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