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Roderic G Eckenhoff, MDThe mission of the Center for Anesthesia Research is to conduct investigations into problems and questions faced by our colleagues and patients in the broadest sense. Investigations at all levels (molecular, cellular, animal, translational, clinical, epidemiological, and policy) attract national attention and support, interdisciplinary collaborations, and the most qualified trainees.

Roderic G. Eckenhoff, MD
Vice-chair for Research
Austin Lamont Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care


Penn’s Anesthesiology and Critical Care faculty members, including the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, serve on many journal editorial boards, are reviewers, and contribute scholarship to a variety of scientific journals and publications. Hundreds of research papers are published every year.

Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Publications

Research Training

Visit Education and Training to learn about our Research Training programs.

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Labs and Centers

Penn Medicine's Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care research labs.

Event Calendar

Weekly Research in Progress Seminars present faculty, residents, and staff, as well as invited speakers.


Our faculty members contribute to a variety of scientific journal and publications.

Vaporizer Calibration Service

The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care offers vaporizer calibration service for anesthetic vaporizers used in animal research at the University of Pennsylvania only.

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