Introduction to the Anesthesiology Department at the University of Minnesota
The Department of Anesthesiology follows the model of a blended anesthesiology department, leveraging the intellectual and educational assets of both academic and private-practice anesthesiologists. We follow a standard for the professional delivery of compassionate patient care, which emphasizes patient safety and operational efficiency. Our department cultivates a culture of inquiry, where best medical practices are determined through clinical and scientific methods as well as translational investigation.A Word from Our Anesthesiology
Department Chair, Michael H. Wall, M.D., FCCM.
Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota. Our department has a long and rich history dating back to 1925, with an even more exciting future. More...
News & Events
MOCA Simulation Course
The ASA Simulation Editorial Board recently reviewed and re-endorsed our MOCA simulation course. We are grateful as a department for the re-endorsment and have increased our efforts to promote simulation-based education in anesthesiology.
First FATE (Focused Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography) course for residents and faculty.
Way to Go!
Dr. Sripada, Dr. Hutchins, Dr. Blanco, and Dr. Berg taught ultrasound workshops at MSA conference. These workshops focused on both Pectoralis Nerve Blocks and Quadratus Lumborum Blocks.
Congratulations Dr. Michael Todd
Dr. Todd was awarded "The Excellence in Research" by the American Society of Anesthesiologist for the year 2016 for outstanding service in anesthesiology.
Congratulations Dr. Monica Lupei
Dr. Lupei has been invited to give a lecture for The 14th Guidelines and Protocols in Anesthesia and Intensive Care Congress, in Timisoara City, Romania.
Congratulations to Dr. Ben Kloesel for publication in the September issue Anesthesia & Analgesia titled Cardiac Embryology and Molecular Mechanisms of Congenital Heart Disease: A Primer for Anesthesiologist. Click here to read.
Simulation Center Program
Dr. Konia's Simulation Center Program has been reviewed by the ASA Simulation Editorial Board and has been re-endorsed through 2019.
Interview with Navneet Kaur, MD,
Chief Resident of the
Department of Anesthesiology
How Did You Become Interested in Anesthesia?
My decision to pursue a career in anesthesiology was not made upon admittance to medical school. In fact, it was made somewhat late in my third year. I entered my rotation schedule with an open mind, gave each specialty a fair chance and then reviewed how I felt about each as a career. Read More...