The Department of Anesthesiology pursues a wide variety of research efforts and trains the next generation of anesthesiology physician scientists through the Virginia Apgar Scholars Program.

The exciting breakthroughs our researchers have produced and anticipate in the future are thanks to the combined expertise and resources of Columbia University Medical Center. Our work in basic science, clinical, and educational research helps position us as a true leader in the field of anesthesiology. The Virginia Apgar Scholars Program is a special research-oriented residency track that is designed to train the next generation of anesthesiology physician-scientists.  The Apgar Scholars receive close mentorship during residency and beyond as they embark on research careers in basic, clinical, translational, epidemiological and educational research studies.  The Department of Anesthesiology is legendary in its support and development of leading physician scientists in the specialty of anesthesiology.  Please click on the link above for additional details.