Dr. John Severinghaus looking at the first blood gas analyzer (he invented). Circa 1960.

We are pleased to announce that the department has named Catherine Chen, MD, MPH, and Elizabeth Whitlock, MD, MS, as Severinghaus Assistant Professors for academic y

UCSF Anesthesia faculty members Drs. Erika Frank (left) and Matthew Dudley, teaching at the Medical Student Anesthesia Interest Group Skills Session, 2018

How do you attract the best and brightest to your medical specialty? In the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UCSF, annual skills sessions are held for medical students with an interest in the field of anesthesia.