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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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Anesthesia News

John Elliott, caregiver, runs through cognitive test with Joel Kramer, PsyD at UCSF Mission Bay. Photo by Steve Babuljak
Postoperative delirium is a serious and debilitating condition affecting millions of older adults in the US every year, yet it is poorly...
UCSF School of Medicine Dean Talmadge King and quote
The UCSF School of Medicine placed in the top five nationally in this year’s U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate and...
Dr. Cahalan and colleagues at the UCSF Anesthesia and Perioperative Care 50th Anniversary celebrations
It is with great sadness that we report that Dr. Michael Cahalan has passed away, after battling AML for several months. Dr. Cahalan was a...

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