Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
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We are pleased to announce that we are offering a combined internal medicine-anesthesia residency at Stanford of 5 years duration.
Year one = 12 months medicine internship.
Year two = 12 months of anesthesiology.

In years 3-5, six months/year is devoted to each specialty.  Graduates will be Board-eligible in both and we expect them to become leaders in perioperative medicine.

For more details about the resideny program click here and for additional information regarding the all the educational programs through Stanford Anesthesia, click here.

We offer 8 categorical anesthesia resident positions in the NRMP match that include a Stanford medicine clinical base year. We also have several other outstanding internships in the local area available to Stanford Anesthesia applicants.
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A Message from the Chairman

The specialty of anesthesiology has been marked by unprecedented growth and change since the first public demonstration in Boston of ether anesthesia in 1846. Today, rendering the patient insensitive to pain while monitoring and maintaining vital organ function during surgery remains the main professional activity of the anesthesiologist.
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Training Tomorrow's Leaders in Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Stanford is a world-leading department of anesthesia that offers comprehensive training in perioperative patient care, pain management and critical care medicine. Our program aims to train expert clinicians, future leaders in the field of anesthesia, and clinician-scientists who will expand our knowledge of the specialty through basic science and translational discoveries that ultimately improve our ability to provide superior care for our patients.
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resident Applicants

We have created a special website for medical students and fellows who are interested in learning more about our outstanding educational programs.
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