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Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care is to: Provide outstanding compassionate patient care; educate each other and the next generation of physicians and scientists; be leaders in scholarship, discovery and innovation; and to bring out the best in all with whom we work. 


Faculty in the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care are committed to the highest quality training and education. The Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care offers a wide variety of educational experiences for medical students, residents and fellows.

Centered in three separate facilities on one campus: The Center for Care and Discovery, the Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine, and Comer Children’s Hospital. Graduates will have a rigorous educational program that advances their career in anesthesiology. In addition to this broad educational experience at the University of Chicago, graduates will also gain experience at North Shore Hospital in Evanston, a busy community hospital a few miles north of the city.

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The research program of the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care is proud of its contributions to academic research at The University of Chicago.

The goal of this department is to provide superior training in clinical anesthesiology and to extend this training to include an in-depth knowledge of the principles, practice and research methods of clinical pharmacology. Which we believe is essential to both the academic and private practice of anesthesia.

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Clinical Programs

The Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Chicago provides comprehensive clinical care of the highest quality.

The faculty and medical specialists at the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care provide "best in their field" care to each of our clinical programs.

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