Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Our residency and fellowship programs have an extensive history of academic and clinical excellence, and a global alumni network. With historical beginnings under the leadership of Robert Dripps, the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care has a long record of both clinical and academic excellence.

Penn Anesthesiology Residents Training

The opportunity to train with world renowned faculty, in addition to caring for a host of patients with various surgical pathologies, provides residents and fellows a training experience unlike any other in the region. The department prides itself on training the future leaders in the field of Anesthesiology and Critical Care. By providing excellent clinical training and mentorship, our goal is to produce leaders in all realms of anesthesiology, including the operating room, intensive care unit, labor and delivery floor, and pain clinic.

In addition to an excellent training experience, the city of Philadelphia offers plenty of cultural and outdoor activities that many residents take advantage of as they train here at Penn.

Learn more about medical training with the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care

In This Section

Application

If you are interested in our residency program, this section will provide you with all of the necessary information to apply. 

Fellowships

The Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania offers fellowships in a wide range of areas. Please explore the details offered by each of the fellowship programs.

Residency Program

The Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania is steeped in a long tradition of patient care, education, and research.

Initiatives

The Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania has a long-standing history of strength in clinical anesthesia and anesthesiology research. However, the department is also very interested in expanding its breadth of expertise in areas related to anesthesiology.

Leadership

Meet the leaders of the education and training programs for the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care.

Medical Student Rotations

The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care of the University of Pennsylvania offers several educational opportunities in anesthesia, including one month rotations to medical students from other schools.

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