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Thank you for visiting the Education Section of the Department of Anesthesiology of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The Department provides and supports highly regarded education programs for residents, subspecialty fellows and medical students. Trainees in our programs have the opportunity to learn the full scope of perioperative care provided by Anesthesiologists, which includes experiences in caring for patients undergoing routine and complex surgery, diagnostic procedures and therapeutic interventions as well as postoperative care including critical care and pain management. Our education programs occur in a learning environment that includes faculty supervised, hands-on clinical care, didactics, simulation and web-based learning. At the end of training, all program graduates are highly accomplished and well prepared to enter practice or other selected advanced training programs.

The Department sponsors the following programs:

Anesthesiology Residency: 4-year categorical positions and 3-year advanced positions

Anesthesiology Fellowships:

Learning experiences for Medical Students are organized by the Office of Student Affairs of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. In addition, the Department is a sponsor for summer programs for those who apply to the FAER Medical Student Anesthesiology Research Fellowship and to our summer clinical Externship.

The University of  Maryland's Anesthesiology Simulation Program is a member of the Simulation Education Network of American Society of Anesthesiologists and is endorsed to provide simulation training to Anesthesiologists as part of Maintenance of Certification.

Thank you for visiting our page and exploring the resources that the University of Maryland Department of Anesthesiology has to offer. We look forward to meeting you!

Mary J. Njoku, MD
Associate Professor & Vice Chair for Education
Matjasko Associate Professor for Education in Anesthesiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine