Welcome to the University of Minnesota Medical School
Department of Anesthesiology

We have a long and rich history dating back to 1925. We are leaders and innovators in eliminating pain, improving patient outcomes and training the next generation of anesthesiologists.

Our department cultivates a culture of inquiry, where best medical practices are determined through clinical and scientific methods as well as translational investigation. 

About the Department

Driven to Train
Healthcare Leaders

Joyce Wahr MD

News Feature 

Spotlight: Joyce Wahr, MD 

Dr. Joyce Wahr focuses on improving the patient experience through quality improvement, education and mentoring

Driven to Discover

The Department of Anesthesiology is committed to promoting research as one of its priorities for maintaining a strong academic department. 

Research Opportunites

department leader, Dr. Michael Wall

Register for a Basic FATE Course

April 7, 2018

The Department of Anesthesiology is offering physicians of all specialties the special opportunity to complete a FATE (Focus Assessed Transthoracic Echocardiography) training course. FATE is a simple and effective roadmap to learn how to perform and interpret focused echocardiographic findings and put them into the clinical context.