Dr. Maya Jalbout Hastie is a graduate of the American University of Beirut School of Medicine. She completed a fellowship in cardiothoracic anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center. After completing a pediatric anesthesiology fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Hastie joined the faculty at Columbia University in the Division of Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology (ACTA), in 2005. She has served as Associate Fellowship Director since 2007 and as ACTA Fellowship Program Director since 2017. In these roles, she has been involved in the administrative, educational, and clinical expansion of the fellowship program, and she played a pivotal role in the fellowship’s ACGME accreditation.
Dr. Hastie has obtained a Masters of Education degree and is a certified doctoral candidate for a Doctorate in Education in Adult Learning and Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University. She has received educational grants supporting her work on the impact of social media in education and the use of flipped classroom in anesthesiology education. Her primary interests are in faculty development and leadership. She serves as co-director of the Department of Anesthesiology’s Faculty Development and Career Advancement Program, and she is active in national societies as an advocate for the advancement of the careers of women physicians. Her research is on the perceptions that women in academic medicine have of leadership.