From the *Department of Anesthesiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, St Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital; †Department of Anesthesiology, St Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital; and ‡New York School of Regional Anesthesia, St Luke’s Hospital, New York, NY.
Accepted for publication October 18, 2013.
Address correspondence to: Admir Hadzić, MD, St Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The authors declare no conflict of interest.
This tribute is partially based on an interview with Dr Jerry Vloka, conducted by Caroline Vloka and Dr Catherine Vandepitte.