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As part of the Columbia University Medical Center College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Department of Anesthesiology takes pride in educating some of the best and brightest minds in our field. Medical students are a critical component of our teaching mission. Our department focuses on a variety of disciplines including general surgical and transplant anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, pain medicine, and much more. Our faculty, staff, and students are dedicated to expanding on our global outreach and innovation that benefits all of humankind.
Medical students are a critical component of our teaching mission. We are involved with teaching throughout all four years of the curriculum and offer both required and elective courses.
Since its establishment in 1952, the Department of Anesthesiology has been at the forefront of research and clinical anesthesiology.
The fellowship training program at the Department of Anesthesiology has two distinct tracks—clinical subspecialty training and research training
The Margaret Wood Center for Simulation and Education provides a safe and welcoming experiential learning environment for clinicians to refine and hone clinical, teamwork, and communication skills.