Anesthesia Staff at the Anesthesia Staff Fair in October 2019

As the healthcare, research and medical education landscape have grown more complex, fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where individuals and teams can thrive and meaningfully collaborate to make discoveries, solve problems and create is now more critical than ever.

Dr. Helen F. Frevel pictured in 1965 group photo of UCSF Anesthesia faculty and trainees

At the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UCSF, we have a long history of excellence and innovation in patient care, research and medical education.

John Severinghaus speaking at the UCSF Anesthesia and Perioperative Care 50th Anniversary Gala in 2008

Pioneer, giant, visionary – these are just a few of the words that describe John Severinghaus and his work to advance anesthesia and medicine. We are devastated to report that Dr. Severinghaus passed away last week, of natural causes.

Crop from a Respiratory Care teaching session at ZSFG, led by Byron Decuire, RT

For over 40 years, the Respiratory Care Services group at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital has provided cutting edge and compassionate patient care, pushed the boundaries of respirator