Residency Curriculum

Clinical Base Year

Practicing anesthesiologists must depend on a broad base of medical knowledge, skills and judgment, therefore, residents spend their first year of training (Clinical Base Year) in our program rotating through the following subspecialties of medicine. This first year is part of the 48-month teaching experience, which is managed by the Department of Anesthesiology.

  • Cardiology
  • Nephrology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • General Pain
  • General Anesthesia
  • Neurology
  • General Medicine
  • Critical Care

These rotations are coordinated and supervised by the Anesthesiology Program Director.

CA-1 and CA-2

The second and third years (CA-1 and CA-2) consist of training in clinical anesthesiology. Rotations include:

  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesia
  • Critical Care
  • General Anesthesia
  • ENT – Plastics
  • Neuro Anesthesia
  • Vascular/Thoracic
  • Obstetrical Anesthesia
  • Orthopaedic Anesthesia
  • Pain Management
  • Pre Op Assessment
  • Recovery Room
  • Urological Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Ambulatory Anesthesia


The CA-3 year is designed to focus on preparing residents to enter fellowship training or private practice.  In addition to required rotations, the resident will have the opportunity to choose several electives based on his or her career goals.