Anesthesiology Education
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Find Your Future Within Anesthesiology

Enjoy a diverse clinical and classroom experience that’s among the best in the nation.

Elevating Anesthesiology Education

The U-M Medical School Anesthesiology Department consistently ranks among the best training programs in the nation. Our training programs offer residents and trainees the opportunity to learn diverse clinical services from industry leaders. Under our guidance, trainees develop skills that equip them to exceed the highest standards of patient care and research. 

Medical Students

Training in diverse clinical services with leaders in the anesthesiology field.


Our four-year ACGME-accredited training program is among the nation’s best.


Continue your education and begin your career in a spectrum of specialties.

Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist

We partner with the University of Michigan-Flint graduate program of nurse anesthesia (DNAP) to provide interactive, hands-on training for future CRNAs.

Programs for Other Learners

Get anesthesiology education and support for your career.

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA®)

This Simulation Course is designed for ABA Diplomats seeking recertification.

Simulation Education

Explore and employ state-of-the-art simulation technology for realistic, risk-free training in a hands-on environment. We’re continuously expanding the use and applications of this technology in new and existing courses to supplement both didactic and clinical curriculums.

Learn more about simulation education
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Medical School News
Paul Picton, M.B., Ch.B., MRCP, FRCA, appointed interim chair of Department of Anesthesiology
Paul Picton, M.B., Ch.B., MRCP, FRCA, has been appointed interim chair of the Department of Anesthesiology in the Medical School, effective May 1. The provost has provided interim approval of his appointment, and it will be reported at the May Board of Regents meeting
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Health Lab Podcast
Study Shows Medical Marijuana Use Decreased in States with Legalized Recreational Use
The number of patients using cannabis for medical purposes has increased more than 600 percent since 2016.
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Health Lab
Data shows medical marijuana use decreased in states where recreational use became legal 
Data on medical cannabis use found that enrollment in medical cannabis programs increased overall between 2016 and 2022, but enrollment in states where nonmedical use of cannabis became legal saw a decrease in enrollment
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Medical School News
Six receive Graduate Medical Education Awards for 2024
Four faculty and two staff members from the departments of Anesthesiology, Neurology, Radiology and Surgery, and the Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME), are recipients of GME Awards for 2024
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).
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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.