Department of Anesthesiology


From the operating rooms to the classroom and beyond in our world-class ASA-certified simulation center and local, national, and international stages, our educational programs strive to be the best.


Anesthesiology Residency Program

The mission of the Anesthesiology Residency Program at the University of Pittsburgh is to prepare physicians to be consultants in perioperative medicine and future leaders in the field. This goal is accomplished through broad supervised clinical experience, a comprehensive multi-faceted didactic series, and active research. Our department takes great pride in the educational focus that permeates all aspects of resident training.

Combined Anesthesiology-Pediatrics Residency Program

The University of Pittsburgh Departments of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology are pleased to offer this dual board acceptable opportunity to train in both specialties. At the end of the five-year program, residents will be eligible to become board-certified in both pediatrics and anesthesiology. 

Clinical Fellowship Programs

The Department of Anesthesiology offers world-class opportunities for advanced training through our Clinical Fellowship Programs.

Medical Student Programs

The Department of Anesthesiology encourages involvement and engagement through a variety of academic, clinical, and social opportunities. Learn more about the Medical Student Programs.

Research Education

Research Opportunities for Residents and Clinical Fellows help to educate and train the next generation of top anesthesiology physicians and researchers.

Nurse Anesthesiology Program

The Nurse Anesthesiology Program is a graduate program in the School of Nursing's Department of Nurse Anesthesia. 

Anesthesiology Board Review Course

The UPP Department of Anesthesiology, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Pittsburgh Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, and CMEInfo are pleased to announce the 2015 Focused Anesthesiology Board Review Course.

Continuing Education

The Department of Anesthesiology offers continuing education courses through the Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER), a world-class multidisciplinary training and research facility.

Educational Grant

Twice each year, departmental funds are made available to support new educational projects.