Stanford’s world-leading department of anesthesia 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.
Charles Whitcher, founding member of anesthesiology department, dies at 91
Charles Whitcher helped develop new technology for patient monitoring in the operating room. Then he turned his attention to antique farm equipment. He died Oct. 13.
Stanford Medicine X conference will take place Sept. 5-7
The 2014 Stanford Medicine X program will feature a broad range of themes, including mental health, the “no-smartphone” patient and the medical team of the future.
Need to restore vital signs? There's a manual for that
First-year anesthesia resident Jason Johns, MD, was pleased with the way his patient, a man in his early 70s, had maintained a steady set of vital signs during a four-hour surgical procedure at Stanford Hospital.
Conferences and Workshops
Stanford Advanced Airway Management and Fiberoptic Course
Li Ka Shing Center for Learning & Knowledge - Stanford, CA
New courses are added regularly— please check back often
- Antimicrobial Stewardship: Optimization of Antibiotic Practices
- Managing Shoulder Pain in the Clinic: What to Look for and When to Intervene
- Optimizing Antimicrobial Therapy with Timeouts
- Prescription Drug Misuse and Addiction: Compassionate Care for a Complex Problem
- Safe Opioid Prescribing and Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS)
- Screening and Assessing Depression in Primary Care Settings: Clinical and Ethical Considerations
- Statistics for Medical Professionals
- Thinking Critically: Interpreting Randomized Clinical Trials
- Writing in Science
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