Message From The Program Director

Rena Beckerly MD/MBA, Residency Program Director

Welcome to the University of Illinois Anesthesiology Residency Program! We are thrilled that you are considering a career in this fascinating and rewarding specialty. The mission of our department is to provide excellent clinical care, educate future leaders in the field of anesthesiology, and conduct research to improve and advance the specialty.

The UIC Residency Program in Anesthesiology offers excellent clinical training which involves caring for the most medically challenging patients in the Chicagoland area.  All surgical specialties are represented in our program, with high volumes of neurosurgical, obstetrical, orthopedic, transplant, bariatric cases, and interventional pain procedures.  Given the complexity of our patient population and the diversity of cases, our residents are uniquely prepared for independent anesthesia practice.  Our residents consistently obtain their tops choices for fellowship training and employment.    Please review “Overview of the Curriculum.”