Paloma Toledo is an obstetric anesthesiologist at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois, USA. After completing her residency and fellowship in obstetrical anesthesiology, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in health services research funded through an Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality T32 training grant and obtained a Masters of Public Health.
Paloma and her team at Northwestern are responsible for 12,500 deliveries annually. The Northwestern group has been active in research in patient safety and optimizing labor analgesia and postpartum care for women. Paloma has won the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology (SOAP) Research in Education award, and has presented in the Gertie Marx Research Competition, as well as the Best Papers session. She will deliver the 2011 Ostheimer, “What’s New in Obstetric Anesthesia” at the upcoming SOAP meeting.
Outside of work, Paloma is an avid runner, which comes in handy when chasing after her two year old daughter Isabella!