CA-3/PGY-4 Anesthesia Rotations

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CA-3/PGY-4 residents choose from two training tracks in their final year, the Clinical Scientist or Advanced Clinical. Our department is unique in allowing the CA-3/PGY-4 year to be completely elective-based and designed to meet the needs of the individual resident.

The third year rotation options include the following:

Rotation Duration
Advanced Anesthesia* One to Six Months
Ambulatory Anesthesia One to Four Months
Cardiac Anesthesia
(option to complete TEE training month)
One to Four Months
Critical Care One to Four Months
Neuroanesthesia One to Four Months
Obstetrical Anesthesia One to Three Months
Pain Medicine One to Three Months
Pediatrics (at Children's Hospital) One to Three Months
Regional Anesthesia One Month
Research One to Six Months
Simulation One Month
Thoracic Anesthesia One Month
Vascular Anesthesia One to Three Months

*Senior residents are assigned to complex, high acuity cases in the main operating rooms such as bariatric surgery, hepatobiliary surgeries, trauma and complex surgical oncology and endocrine cases. BIDMC is one of the 30 nationally recognized National Pancreas Foundation Centers that provide multidisciplinary care for complex pancreatic diseases. We are also a nationally recognized bariatric center and a Level 1 trauma center. In addition to complex Main OR cases, residents on advanced rotation will also provide anesthesia care in complex interventional radiology cases performed at BIDMC such as tumor embolizations, TIPS, and radiofrequency ablations.