Regional Anesthesia

Regional Anesthesia Fellowship


The UCSF Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship is a one-year, ACGME accredited program focusing on advanced techniques on perioperative pain management and regional anesthetic techniques. The program, primarily based at UCSF Moffitt-Long and Orthopedic Institute, offers experiences on peripheral nerve blocks and acute pain service.  The fellow will have an opportunity to give formal lectures to medical students and anesthesiology residents and participate in the departmental and national conferences.  In addition, the fellow will have the opportunity to participate in research and QI projects.

At the end of the fellowship training, the fellow will be able to perform a broad range of regional anesthesia techniques, start a regional anesthesia or an acute pain service with focus on opioid sparring techniques and multimodal analgesia in both academic and private practice setting.

The year will include:

  • 30 weeks of Regional Anesthesia Rotations at UCSF Moffitt-Long/Mission Bay/Orthopedic Institute, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, and Kaiser South San Francisco Hospitals 
  • 12 weeks of Acute Pain Service at UCSF Moffitt-Long/Mission Bay Hospitals
  • 2 weeks of Chronic Pain at UCSF M/L Hospital
  • 4 weeks of Research/Conference time

How to apply
All candidates must submit the following documents to Bernadette Martin.

  • ASRA Common Application Form 
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation (one letter must be from your training program director)
  • Copy of USMLE and ITE scores
  • Copy of ECFMG Certificate, if applicable

Applications deadline: February 15, 2022 (or until position is filled)

Pedram Aleshi, MD
Program Director

Bernadette Martin
Program Coordinator