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Fellowship Training Program:
Fellowship in Liver Transplant Anesthesiology

University of Washington Medical Center


Liver transplant anesthesia fellowship training program is to train future academic leaders in liver transplant anesthesia. This is a one-year non-ACGME accredited fellowship training program in Anesthesiology and offers 1-2 positions each year. In this unique fellowship, fellows split their time between working as the liver transplant anesthesia fellow and serving on faculty as an attending as clinical instructor in the general OR. The fellowship prepares candidates for leadership positions in transplant centers and fulfills criteria required to become Director of Liver Transplant Anesthesia as put forward by the American Society of Anesthesiologist (ASA).

Clinical Experience

  • As per standard Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine practice for faculty fellows
  • 2-3 days/week as attending in OR with additional specified call commitment
  • Curriculum outline


Application Process

The application process for all the faculty fellowships requires that interested applicants send the following information:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae
  • Application for Faculty Fellowship
  • Letter of intent/personal statement
  • Copy of medical school diploma
  • Copy of anesthesia degree (if applicable)
  • Current medical license
  • USMLE all three steps
  • ECFMG documentation (if applicable)
  • Documentation supporting citizenship status (if applicable)
  • H1B Visa holder or eligible (if applicable)

We are currently accepting applications for the faculty fellowship program for positions beginning in Fall 2023.

Inquiries and applications should be directed to:

Valerie So
MSA & OBA Fellowship Specialist
University of Washington School of Medicine
Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Box 356540
1959 NE Pacific Street
Seattle, WA 98195-6540


Fellowship Director

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Kyota Fukazawa, MD, PhD
Associate Professor & Chief of Transplant Service
Program Director, Transplant Anesthesiology Fellowship Program

UW Medical Center, Box 356540
1959 NE Pacific Street, Seattle, WA 98195
Vmail: 206-598-4665
Fax: 206-598-4544