The Department of Anesthesia at IU School of Medicine provides exceptional patient care and outstanding resident education. With nationally and internationally recognized faculty, strong residency training, and the resources of a large and well-funded research university, the department is poised to offer a robust clinical experience for learners and state of the art care for patients.
The IU School of Medicine Anesthesia department provides the setting for a superb anesthesiology training experience. For residents interested in pursuing an academic career, the department offers research opportunities with established investigators in both basic and clinical science. Research efforts are expanding the boundaries of medical knowledge and department faculty members regularly contribute work to medical journals in basic science, clinical anesthesiology, surgery and critical care.
Diverse Clinical Experience
The IU School of Medicine—Indianapolis campus provides a uniquely robust clinical environment for learners in anesthesia, who complete rotations at five tertiary-care hospitals, including IU Health University Hospital, Methodist Hospital, Eskenazi Hospital, the Roudebush VA Medical Center and Riley Hospital for Children. This rich learning environment prepares learners for a wide range of practice by offering broad diversity of illness, unique systems of care, and patients of all socioeconomic groups.
Graduate Medical Education Programs
The department also offers fellowships in pediatric anesthesia and pediatric cardiac anesthesia at Riley Hospital for Children. In addition, a one-year dental anesthesia fellowship is available for graduates of ADA-accredited dental schools. The department offers an Anesthesiologist Assistant program, in which students work toward a Master of Science in Anesthesia degree.