Highlights of The Program

The Anesthesia Training Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospitals a unique one. We are a comfortably sized (32 residents: PGY-1/CBY: 8, CA-1: 8, CA-2: 8, CA-3: 8) Categorical residency-training program with a surplus of teaching cases in three major teaching hospitals.

Daily Formal Teaching Conferences
  • Every weekday morning from 6:30-7:00 AM
  • Sessions conducted by faculty
  • Planned and scheduled well in advance

Attending Coverage

GUH - 1:2 attending to resident coverage during daytime hours.
GUH - 2 attending anesthesiologists in-house overnight and weekends
WHC - 3 attending anesthesiologists in-house overnight and weekends
CNMC- 1 attending anesthesiologist in-house overnight and weekends

  • Compact Training Program with Large Volume and Variety of Cases
  • All required CA-1/CA-2 training at Georgetown (GUH) and Washington Hospital Center (WHC)
  • 1 month CA-2 pediatric rotation at Children's National Medical Center (CNMC)
  • Extramural electives available in CA-3
  • Children's National Medical Center - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Center, NIH - Research
  • Formal rotation system planned a year in advance
Clinical Depth 
  • 2,000 open-heart procedures/year (WHC)
  • Adult and pediatric liver and small bowel transplants (GUH)
  • Level 1 trauma center and acute burn unit (WHC)
  • 3,000 OB cases/year (GUH and WHC)
  • Acute, Chronic and Cancer Pain Center (GUH)
  • Epilepsy surgery center (GUH)
  • Basic and advanced pediatric cases (CNMC)
  • Large critical care unit with 24/7 attending coverage (GUH)
  • Active pediatric surgical service (GUH)
  • CA-3 regional anesthesia rotations (GUH and WHC)
Geographic Advantages
  • Located on historic Georgetown University campus
  • Washington is a unique and international city
  • Georgetown University Hospital is a part of MedStar Healthcare which is the Largest healthcare system in Baltimore/Washington DC
Resident Support
  • $5,000 for books, supplies, meetings.
  • Full Department sponsorship when presenting at national meetings (independent of $5,000 book fund money)
  • In addition, multiple textbooks are given to each resident on the first day of CA-1 year.
  • ASA, DCSA, IARS memberships, SEE program, AKT and In-Training exams funded by Department
  • Free parking
  • Competitive House Staff Salaries
  • Generous benefits package (health, dental, life, disability, etc).