Our residents and faculty are involved in many of these new initiatives
One such initiative is in Global Health. We have had residents and faculty travel to Rwanda, Haiti, China and Vietnam in order to provide anesthetic care and management. These travels have been in the context of training opportunities, medical relief missions and building capacity within these countries.
Penn Medicine offers Health Volunteers Overseas Fellowship and Human Resources for Health Resident education to train and mentor anesthesiologists.
The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania prides itself in the ability to inspire the diversity of thought and culture amongst its faculty, residents, administrative and ancillary staff.
The Penn Anesthesiology "Culture of Change" Advisory (CoCA) was developed to create the environment and forum for open discourse and honest self-reflection with the protection of identities.