Anesthesiology Department

The Department of Anesthesiology is committed to quality clinical care, outstanding educational offerings, and leading edge research.

The department’s Residency Program trains 60 anesthesiology interns and residents. The department also offers numerous opportunities for advanced training in medical simulation, education research, quality and safety, obstetrics, regional, and neuro anesthesia.

Our clinical investigators and Ph.D. researchers maintain active basic science laboratories conducting anesthesiology-related investigations with support from post-docs, fellows, residents, and graduate students.

UVA Anesthesiology Residency Program

Providing residents with the environment and mentoring that will foster the development of outstanding clinicians, researchers, and future leaders in medicine.

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Education

The Department of Anesthesiology has educational opportunities for medical students, residents, and fellows, as well as continuing education events for professional anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists.
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UVA Anesthesiology attending instructing a resident.

Research

Research areas of clinical, basic science, translational science, educational and infomatics are an essential part of the mission of the Department of Anesthesiology.
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UVA Anesthesiology faculty and staff abroad.

Global Health Initiative

The Department of Anesthesiology has an active global health program, delivering care and education to a variety of resource-limited settings.
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New Anesthesiology Department Chair

We are pleased to announce that Peggy P. McNaull, MD, has been appointed as the John Rowlingson Professor and Chair of the UVA Department of Anesthesiology and Professor of Pediatrics, effective December 1, 2020.

In this position, Dr. McNaull will continue the department’s history of excellence in providing anesthesiology services across multiple sites, training the next generation of anesthesiologists, and developing anesthesiology research programs.

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Pain Management

The Pain Management Center at the University of Virginia has been providing care to patients with acute and chronic pain for over 25 years. Our goal is to minimize your degree of pain and help you successfully restore your quality of life by maximizing your level of functioning and independence.

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Support Global Health

Please support Global Health and funding for future resident trips.

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If you would like to make a gift to further research, education, or patient care in the Department of Anesthesiology.