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Michael Gropper, MD, PhD
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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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Brian Cason leading his lab group in a discussion
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Brian Cason, MD, who was Chief of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at...
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The innovative use of inpatient acupressure for intractable pediatric pain by the UCSF Integrated Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care...
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Thanks to our amazing faculty, staff, residents, and partners, we have again been ranked as the top anesthesiology residency program in the...

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