Introduction to the Anesthesiology Department at the University of Minnesota
The Department of Anesthesiology has a model of a blended anesthesiology department, leveraging the intellectual and educational assets of both academic and private-practice anesthesiologists. We have a standard for professional delivery of compassionate patient care which emphasizes patient safety and operational efficiency. Our department has a culture of inquiry, where best medical practices are determined through clinical, basic science, and 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 and we have an even more exciting future. More...
News & Events
MOCA Simulation Course Re-Endorsement
The ASA Simulation Editorial Board recently reviewed and re-endorsed our MOCA simulation course. We are grateful as a department for our efforts to promote simulation-based education in anesthesiology.
Learn more about our simulation program...
The Department of Anesthesiology currently offers the Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship. A Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship is in development and planned to launch in 2014-15.
Elena Averbakh named CA-1 MSA representative
Congratulations, Dr. Averbakh!
Dr. Jacob Hutchins Named Interim Medical Director for Pain Management
Dr. Hutchins will focus on improving inpatient pain management services for all patients at UMMC including acute, chronic, pediatric and cancer pain.
Dr. Barbara Gold Named to EVPMA Role
Dr. Barbara Gold has accepted the Executive Vice President of Medical Affairs position at the University of Minnesota.
New faculty members
The Department of Anesthesiology welcomes Drs. Ryan Hochhalter, Suri Pillai and Brent Kudak to the faculty.
Lia, Tom, Beth, Cody, Nishkruti, Elizabeth, & Kendal