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.




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.


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.


Patient Care

A Message from our Chair

As a former trainee of the department, I am honored to now lead the University of Washington Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.                           



Quality, Safety & Technology

Videos and other multi-media presentations related to current topics in quality improvement, patient safety, and anesthesia technology.          


TEE of the Month

TEE of the Month                    

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


Grand Rounds

"Regional Anaesthesia 2020 – What is Already Done and Where is Space for Improvements”
Grand Rounds Photo

"Regional Anaesthesia 2020 – What is Already Done and Where is Space for Improvements”

Visiting Professor: Prof. Dr. Peter Marhofer, Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine and Head of Paediatric Anaesthesia

Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Therapy, University of Vienna, Austria.

UWMC CQI ACGME Pain Fellow Presentations


6:30 - 7:30 AM
Health Sciences T-435


Spirits of our Whaling Ancestors
186 Faculty
35 Fellows
83 Residents (CA1-3)
25 Interns (CBY)
120 CRNAs
1,381 Beds for all hospitals