Pioneers in Perioperative Medicine

Dedicated to healing, teaching, and discovering for more than sixty 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 Message from Chair
Your gift can help support our education and research endeavors.

Support Us

Anesthesia News

Christina Martindale, CRNA, with a patient
Congratulations to Christina Martindale, CRNA, winner of the 2021 UCSF Health Exceptional Advanced Practice Provider Award! Caring,...
Acute pain management in the PACU
We’re thrilled to announce that Drs. Marc Buren and Solmaz Manuel have been selected as the Patricia Sander Research Awardees for 2021 –...
Andrew Bishara and class of 2018 resident colleagues during an ultrasound teaching session
We are thrilled to announce that Andrew Bishara, MD, has earned a Mentored Research Training Grant (MRTG) from the Foundation for...

Upcoming Events

7:45am to 5:00pm
12:00pm to 5:00pm
All Department
7:00am to 8:00am
7:00am to 8:00am
7:00am to 8:00am