The Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis continues to rank among the very best in the U.S., ranking 10th for “Best Anesthesiology Programs” by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the School of Medicine ranked #11th in the Best Medical Schools: Research category.
“We are delighted to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a national leader for anesthesiology education,” said the Director of Anesthesiology Education, Douglas Thompson, MD, who also serves as the residency program director. “Offering exceptional clinical training for residents and future anesthesiologists is a priority in our department; we need to ensure they will never be unprepared after residency.”
“Our training is presented in the setting of a world-class academic center and one that is a leader within the field of research,” Thompson continued.
Earlier this year, the department’s $16.1 million in NIH funding ranked 2nd nationwide among anesthesiology departments in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Six department faculty ranked in the top 50 for total NIH funding to individual anesthesia principal investigators.