Patient Care

Patient Care

Our clinical faculty provide outstanding patient-centered care at four leading academic medical centers, which includes the only Level 1 trauma center in 4 states that is the model for paramedic systems across the nation.

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Education

Education

We pride ourselves on the depth and breadth of the training we offer. When a physician completes our program, he or she is equipped to handle any clinical situation during the perioperative period.

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PEERs Program

Research

Our faculty engage in multidisciplinary research, with major emphasis in pain medicine and neuroscience, genomics and mitochondria biology, outcomes, and medical training and patient education.

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Dr. G. Burkhard Mackensen

A Message from the Acting Chair

Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at the University of Washington:
Our departmental faculty and staff provide anesthesiology and perioperative care at a number of UW Medicine owned and operated locations such as Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center and Northwest Hospital & Medical Center all conveniently located around downtown Seattle…

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TEE of the Month

TEE of the Month

Dr. Donald Oxorn presents a transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) each month for education.

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August
7
Can We Use Ketamine Safely?
GRAND ROUNDS: August 7
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Brendan R. O'Donnell, MD, MA

UW Medicine Assistant Professor
Dept of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
HMC

6:30 AM
Room T-435
August
14
TBA
GRAND ROUNDS: August 14
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Steven J. Barker, MD, PhD, Visiting Professor

Professor & Department Head, Anesthesiology;
Director, Perioperative Services;
Professor, Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering;
The University of Arizona Medical Center

6:30 AM

6:30 - 7:30 am
Health Sciences D-209

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Statistics

Spirits of our Whaling Ancestors
190 Faculty
40 Fellows
107 Residents (CA1-3)
26 Interns (CBY)
54 CRNAs
1,381 Beds for all hospitals
Extramural Funding (active):
Entire Dept (including UW and Seattle Children's)
$10,636,000 total funding all extramural sources
$8,110,000 NIH funding alone