Chairman’s welcome

HeardWelcome to the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and UMass Memorial Medical Center. We provide excellent clinical care, have important research initiatives, and have well respected training programs in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. Our faculty are dedicated to the education and training of our future doctors. The Department provides anesthesia services at UMass Memorial Medical Center on three different campuses for over 35,000 surgical procedures per year. In addition, we provide critical care services in three surgical intensive care units as well as an electronic intensive care unit (eICU) which monitors the condition of patients remotely. Finally, we have a robust interventional pain center where over 2500 procedures per year are performed.

Research is an important part of our mission. Clinical research has focused on perioperative markers of acute kidney injury, remote ischemic preconditioning, evaluation of induction drugs for electroconvulsive therapy, device related infections in the intensive care unit, nosocomial transmission of infection in the operating room and the therapy of severe sepsis and the acute respiratory distress syndrome.

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