Pioneers in Perioperative Medicine

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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 Message from Chair
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The UCSF COVID-19 Resources Website provides guidance and information for our patients, faculty, staff, trainees, and learners.
March 20, 2020   UCSF faculty Drs. Michael Matthay, Matt Aldrich, and Jeffrey Gotts have published an important article discussing “...
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We are pleased to announce that Anesthesia Resident Stephanie Gilbert, MD, BS (Class of 2021), and UCSF School of Medicine student Tuyen...

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