Anesthesiology Residency Education

Explore Our Anesthesiology Residency Curriculum

Rotation Schedule

The internship year (PGY1) will consist of the following 13, four week rotations at Memorial Hospital West:

  • Internal Medicine (12 weeks)
  • General Surgery (8 weeks)
  • Anesthesiology (4 weeks)
  • Pulmonary Medicine (4 weeks)
  • Cardiology (4 weeks)
  • Neurology (4 weeks)
  • Critical Care (4 weeks)
  • Emergency Medicine (4 weeks)
  • Research (4 weeks)
  • Perioperative Medicine (4 weeks)

The CA-1 year will take place at Memorial Hospital West and will consist of the following rotations:

  • General OR (24 weeks)
  • Obstetric Anesthesia (4 weeks)
  • Neuroanesthesia (4 weeks)
  • Acute Pain (4 weeks)
  • Preoperative Care (4 weeks)
  • Postoperative Care (4 weeks)
  • Critical Care (4 weeks)
  • Non-OR Anesthesia (4 weeks)

The CA-2 year takes place at Memorial Hospital West, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, and Memorial Regional Hospital. Rotations will include:

  • Advanced OR Anesthesia (16 weeks)
  • Pediatric Anesthesia (8 weeks)
  • Cardiac Anesthesia (8 weeks)
  • Chronic Pain (4 weeks)
  • Critical Care (4 weeks)
  • Neuroanesthesia (4 weeks)
  • Obstetric Anesthesia (4 weeks)
  • Trauma Anesthesia (4 weeks)

The CA-3 year will take place primarily at Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional Hospital. Elective months can be taken at any of our facilities.

  • Practice Management (8 weeks)
  • Senior OR Anesthesia (12 weeks)
  • Elective (12 weeks)
  • Critical Care (4 weeks)
  • Regional Anesthesia (4 weeks)
  • High Risk Obstetric Anesthesia (4 weeks)
  • Trauma Anesthesia (4 weeks)
  • Advanced Neuroanesthesia (4 weeks)

Our curriculum consists of a diverse set of learning experiences. It is our philosophy that learning has to occur in a focused and thoughtful way, using technology as much as possible to enhance the experience.

During the PGY1 year, educational sessions will vary with each clinical specialty. Educational experiences during clinical anesthesia years will include the following:

  • Keyword discussions
  • Departmental conferences
  • Case-based discussions
  • Journal clubs
  • Exam preparation sessions for BASIC exam
  • High and low fidelity simulation sessions
  • Mock objective structured clinical examination (OCSE) sessions

CA1 resident non-clinical education sessions are held on Friday mornings, while CA2 and CA3 resident education sessions are held on Friday afternoon. On several mornings each week, brief morning “keyword” huddles are held prior to the start of the OR day.

Resident Well-Being

The Memorial Healthcare System has a dedicated Wellness Committee that promotes the health and well-being of our residents through education and initiatives. This committee:

  • Seeks to define well-being as it contributes to personal and professional growth
  • Increases awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being
  • Inspires and empowers individuals to take responsibility for their own health
  • Supports a sense of community
  • Offers dedicated fitness wellness centers accessible to all residents
  • Allows residents to utilize four days per year to tend to personal and medical needs
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