Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship

The Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship consists of one year of advanced clinical training in all aspects of Obstetric Anesthesia at the UMHS - Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital. The program is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art clinical training and expertise in labor analgesia, anesthesia for deliveries and management of high-risk patients, as well as extensive research opportunities. Our obstetric unit comprises a significant high-risk population of parturient women with obstetric disorders as well as cardiovascular, pulmonary, neurological and endocrine disorders. Thank you for your interest in our training program. Please take a moment to review our curriculum, lectures and research.

We only accept applicants who have successfully graduated from a Medical School that is recognized by the Medical Board of California. If you have attended a foreign Medical School, please review the list to ensure that your school is recognized.

Application Process

Applicants should apply through the SF Match and also submit the following application materials to the program director, Joanna Kountanis, M.D.

For more information regarding the application process, please contact our administrative assistant, Susan Sessions, listed below.

The University of Michigan offers highly competitive salaries and tremendous benefits to our residents/fellows. An overview of salary, benefits and employment eligibility is available on the GME Office website, under “Prospective Residents/Fellows”.



Joanna Kountanis, M.D.

Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship Program Director

Susan Sessions

Administrative Assistant