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Medical Students

The Department of Anesthesiology at UIC offers a variety of electives for medical students. Students can select electives in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Obstetrical Anesthesia. Medical students are considered active members of the anesthesia team and participate in all aspects of patient care. Students have weekly didactic and simulation sessions with various attendings in our department. Visiting students are welcome to rotate within our department pending the University's approval.

Self Designed Elective in Clinical Anesthesiology Heading link

Third year medical students can design a two-week elective in general anesthesiology to gain exposure to our field.  The third year student will learn the basics of anesthesiology such as pharmacology, physiology, and anesthesia equipment management.  Medical students are treated as an important member of the team.

Electives for Fourth Year Medical Students Heading link

We offer the following electives in Anesthesiology:

  • ELEC 601: Anesthesiology – UI Health/JBVA
  • ELEC 601: Anesthesiology – AIMMC
  • ELEC 832 : Acute & Chronic Pain Management – UI Health
  • ELEC 832 : Acute & Chronic Pain Management – AIMMC
  • ELEC: Self-Designed for Obstetrical Anesthesia
  • ELEC: Self-Designed for Regional Anesthesia
  • ELEC: Self-Designed for Pediatric Anesthesia