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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Education

Education

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

Research

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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April
16
Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: The Anesthesiologist's Perspective
GRAND ROUNDS: April 16
Grand Rounds Photo

"Endovascular Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke: The Anesthesiologist's Perspective"

Deepak Sharma, MBBS, MD, DM

UW Medicine Associate Professor & Chief
Division of Neuroanesthesia & Perioperative Neuroscience
Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
HMC, Seattle

6:30 AM
April
23
Sentiero degli DEI: Does Anesthesia Influence Patient Out-come? New Australian Perioperative Trials
GRAND ROUNDS: April 23
Grand Rounds Photo

"Sentiero degli DEI: Does Anesthesia Influence Patient Out-come? New Australian Perioperative Trials"

Michael James Paech, MBBS, DRCOG, FRCA, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, FRANZCOG (Hon.), DM

Winthrop Professor and Chair of Obstetric Anesthesia,
Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine,
School of Medicine and Pharmacology,
The University of Western Australia, Subiaco, WA

6:30 AM

6:30 - 7:30 AM
Health Sciences D-209

Statistics

Spirits of our Whaling Ancestors
170 Faculty
37 Fellows
81 Residents (CA1-3)
26 Interns (CBY)
54 CRNAs
1,381 Beds for all hospitals
Extramural Funding (active):
Entire Dept (including UW and Seattle Children's)
$10,636,000 total funding all extramural sources
$8,110,000 NIH funding alone