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Welcome to the UC San Diego Department of Anesthesiology. You will see that we emphasize postgraduate education in  anesthesiology and opportunities to develop clinical and research skills in all aspects of  anesthesiology and pain medicine.

Gerard Manecke M.D., Chairman.

Dr. Benumof (right)
Winner of the 2010 IARS Career Teaching Award

News & Highlights

Perioperative Echocardiography Visiting Preceptorship
Courses Offered: Bimonthly
Where: Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center and Thornton Hospital
Sponsored By: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine - Department of Anesthesiology
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UC San Diego Center for Pain Medicine is a recipient of Clinical Center of Excellence Award
We proudly announce that UC San Diego Center for Pain Medicine, a division of Department of Anesthesiology, was recently recognized as a Clinical Center of Excellence by American Pain Society. Read more >
Dr. Mark Wallace Receives Humanism Award
Mark Wallace, MD, Prof. of Clinical Anesthesiology - Chair, Division of Pain Medicine, was recognized with the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award at the recent White Coat Ceremony, UC San Diego School of Medicine. Read more >

Mission Statement

Our mission is to advance the art and science of anesthesiology, and to train its next generation of clinicians and scientists.

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