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Training Future Leaders in Anesthesiology & Perioperative Patient Care

Our Program

In our long history as an academic anesthesia department, The Medical College of Georgia Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine has established clerkships, a pain fellowship, and an anesthesiology critical care fellowship. A joint emergency medicine/anesthesiology critical care fellowship started in 2019 and we  welcomed our first pediatric anesthesiology fellow in 2020. This year, we will be recruiting advanced perioperative clinical anesthesiology NST fellows.

Our anesthesiology residency program provides comprehensive training in perioperative patient care, pain management and critical care medicine. We pride ourselves in training expert clinicians who are independent and confident when they graduate from our program.

Our goal is to provide outstanding care to our patients by integrating education, evidence-based medicine and research in daily patient care.Our board-certified faculty paired with the school’s high-tech simulation lab provide an immersive learning experience. We believe in encouraging open feedback, new ideas, and innovations that lead to efficient clinical care and build strong relationships with our faculty and staff.

Medical College of Georgia Anesthesia Residency Program


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History at MCG

The mission of our department is to train future anesthesiologists, conduct  research that improves patient care, and provide the best of care to our patients. In this section: Grads, awards, publications

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Educational Simulation

MCG Educational Simulation provides support to the Medical College of Georgia community in the design, development, and implementation of high quality formative and summative educational simulation activities.

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Anesthesiology News

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MCG Anesthesiology Externship Program helps grow profession

The program was originally designed to get medical students to fill the demand for additional anesthesia techs and personnel.

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Teen health camp gives prospective medical students real-world experience

“We wanted to encourage students at a very early age to get incorporated and excited about medicine,” said Krishna Shah, a fourth-year medical student and one of those spearheading the project.

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Augusta University research featured on cover of scientific journal

“Going from instructor level to assistant to associate to professorship, it tends to take women significantly longer, and we're not promoted in the same percentages as men are, and I feel it'll take another couple of decades to get us where we need to be,” said Ellen Basile, DO.

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Simulation center helps medical faculty train health workers around the world

“That’s the beauty of the simulation center. We have a mannequin, and then one of us can become the hands of those participants," said Dr. Vikas Kumar.