Department of Anesthesiology
A Tradition of Excellence Since 1949

As one of the earliest academic departments for anesthesiology in the nation, our mission continues today by providing the highest quality patient care, education, and research — all within a diverse and inclusive community. 

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Advancing the Field

We prepare specialists in the field of anesthesia with the knowledge, clinical expertise and interpersonal skills necessary to become the consummate medical professional. We strive to be the preeminent academic anesthesiology department in the world by making major advances in the field of anesthesiology, as well as medicine and science in general; and we are committed to developing the next generation of outstanding researchers.

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Department of Anesthesiology
1H247 UH, SPC 5048
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5048
Phone: 734-936-4280

Learn more about the goals and vision that define the Department of Anesthesiology.


Our training programs provide trainees with the skills required to both meet and exceed the highest standards of patient care and research.


We focus on making major advances in the following research areas: outcomes, pain and opioids, and neuroscience.


Our faculty is committed to making positive contributions to medicine, science and society.


Learn more about our clinical locations.


Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) have allowed the department to meet the growing demands for anesthesia services, specifically in Non-Operating Room Anesthesia (NORA) settings.


Philanthropy makes a significant contribution toward improving patient care, enhancing our students' education and advancing our medical research. There are many ways to give, including annual gifts from alumni and friends, corporate gifts, memorial gifts and more.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We are committed to leading the national conversation on diversity within the field and developing a pipeline for diversity in academic anesthesiology — from supporting college students and early-career professionals to providing resources for leadership to develop more inclusive practices and departments.

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NIH T32 Postdoctoral Training Program Hosts
FEATURED NEWS & STORIES See all news 14 UMMS Department of Anesthesiology residents and faculty pose for a photo at MARC 2024
Department News
Nine residents place at annual Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference
University of Michigan Medical School Department of Anesthesiology residents present at the 2024 Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC).
George Mashour, M.D., Ph.D. standing in front of a bookcase, smiling. He is wearing a dark suit, white shirt, dark striped tie and dark framed glasses.
News Release
George Mashour, M.D., Ph.D. appointed senior associate dean for faculty and faculty development
George A. Mashour, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed senior associate dean for faculty and faculty development of the University of Michigan Medical School by the U-M Board of Regents, effective May 1, 2024.
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Department News
Team completes its 1000th procedure under awake pediatric spinal anesthesia
A team led by Ashlee Holman, MD, recently completed its 1000th procedure under awake pediatric spinal anesthesia at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital.
Health Lab
Father’s cancerous brain tumor found weeks after the birth of his daughter
Father’s cancerous brain tumor found weeks after the birth of his daughter
Department News
NIH renews funding for anesthesiology postdoctoral research training program
The University of Michigan Medical School Department of Anesthesiology's T32 research training program is one of 18 in the country focused on anesthesiology research.
Anesthesiology Match 2024
Department News
Meet the Class of 2028
Michigan Anesthesiology welcomes 27 newly matched residents to our residency program.
Anesthesiology Internal Website

Resources and information for current learners and faculty.

Anesthesiology Intranet