Anesthesiology Residency

Looking to take your next step in a supportive environment?

The Residency Program in the University of Michigan Department of Anesthesiology is one of the largest training programs in the country, offering you opportunities to learn in diverse clinical settings and be exposed to a range of complex cases and innovative procedures.

You will receive in-depth training in all facets of anesthesiology from our faculty. Under their guidance and working collaboratively with your peers, you will develop skills that equip you to meet — and exceed — the highest standards of patient care and research. 

If you’re interested in learning more about our residency program, read our message from Norah Naughton, M.D., MBA, senior associate chair of education and professionalism, explore the below resources or contact our Residency Program Coordinator, Pam Mulholland at

Virtual Match Events

We will continue to host interviews virtually for Match 2022 and will host virtual events throughout the Match season — join us to get your questions answered and connect with residents, faculty, and staff.

View upcoming events and a recording of our Virtual Open House on our Virtual Interviewing Resources page.

About Our Program

Mission Statement:

The mission of the University of Michigan Department of Anesthesiology Residency program is to create an educational environment where we are able to recruit and train a diverse group of physicians who will graduate with strong foundational skills, sound clinical reasoning, and a breadth of clinical and non-clinical experiences to position them for success as physician anesthesiologists leaders along the professional pathway of their choice and the adaptability to respond to changes in local and broader health care environments.

Program Aims:

  1. To equip residents with a foundational and broad educational experience to prepare them for clinical practice in either private or academic settings and to be responsive to the changes in healthcare.
  2. To help residents develop the professional identity of physician anesthesiologists.
  3. To provide experiences for residents to create meaningful scholarly work in the areas of clinical practice, education, quality and patient safety, and/or research.
  4. To create a learning environment that encourages curiosity and innovation to help residents develop the skills necessary for continued growth past graduation and instills a sense of life-long learning.
  5. To emphasize wellness as a core foundation for professional satisfaction and fulfillment and to provide experiences for residents to develop resiliency skills to be used throughout their careers.
  6. To prioritize strategy and efforts to improve diversity among faculty, residents, and staff and provide practice patterns as a foundation for discussion of health care disparities.