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The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine was established by Dr. Mac Samual Sadove over 70 years ago. Our institution has a legacy of excellent patient care, research, and clinical training in anesthesiology. We are a leading clinical and research Anesthesiology department, offering a broad range of clinical services and research opportunities. Much of our success stems from the experience and diversity of our faculty. Many of our graduates are innovators and leaders within our specialty.

  • Top 20 for NIH funding, nationally.

  • 7 Labs

  • 4 Fellowships

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Learn more about our residency program

Our residents go on to fellowship and attending positions with major universities, as well as coveted opportunities at private hospitals.

Learn about the four fellowships in the Department of Anesthesiology

Each fellowship covers a different subspecialty.

Offerings for medical students

Learn more about ways medical students can focus on Anesthesia during their degree program.

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Distinguished as the top-ranked Anesthesiology department in Illinois for total NIH grant funding. Our research endeavors are further supported by various foundations, solidifying our commitment to advancing knowledge and innovation in the field.

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