Patient Care

Patient Care

Our clinical faculty provide outstanding patient-centered care at four leading academic medical centers, which includes the only Level 1 trauma center in 4 states that is the model for paramedic systems across the nation.

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We pride ourselves on the depth and breadth of the training we offer. When a physician completes our program, he or she is equipped to handle any clinical situation during the perioperative period.

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PEERs Program


Our faculty engage in multidisciplinary research, with major emphasis in pain medicine and neuroscience, genomics and mitochondria biology, outcomes, and medical training and patient education.

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Dr. C. Michael Crowder
Professor and Chair,
Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

A Message from the Chair

As a former trainee of the department, I am honored to now lead the University of Washington Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. We are a part of the University of Washington School of Medicine and provide care for patients within its affiliated institutions - University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, and Northwest Hospital.

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TEE of the Month

TEE of the Month

Dr. Donald Oxorn presents a transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE) each month for education.

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Pain Medicine

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Grand Rounds Cancelled
(Due to UW Holiday)

"Gut Feelings: The Inside Story"
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"Gut Feelings: The Inside Story"

Gerald F. Gebhart, PhD

Gerald F. Gebhart, PhD, Director, Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research; Professor, Anesthesiology, Medicine/GI, Neurobiology and Pharmacology & Chemical Biology, Dept. of Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA.

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Temporary Alternate Location:
HSB Rm. T-625 (thru 12/16/15)
6:30 - 7:30 AM

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Spirits of our Whaling Ancestors
182 Faculty
34 Fellows
82 Residents (CA1-3)
26 Interns (CBY)
89 CRNAs
1,381 Beds for all hospitals