Pioneers in Perioperative Medicine

Dedicated to healing, teaching, and discovering for more than fifty years.


Michael Gropper, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
The Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UCSF was established in 1958 by Stuart Cullen MD. Since then, it has risen to become one of the preeminent Departments in the world. We are enormously proud of our tradition of outstanding patient care, research, and education. UCSF has a storied history of innovation in anesthesia, critical care, and pain medicine. Read more
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Anesthesia News

Assistant Professor Benn Lancman Wins 2017 Faculty Learning and Development Award, for Enrollment in the Graduate Certificate in Clinical...
It was an unusually competitive year for the Mount Zion Health Fund with twice as much funding requested as there was money to give. ...
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Lucero, MD as the Department’s inaugural Director of Diversity and Inclusion.  Dr....

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