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Michael Eaton, M.D.Welcome to the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine. Our mission is to educate the next generation of leaders in anesthesiology through the provision of state-of-the-art patient-centered care and the discovery of new knowledge that will shape tomorrow's care. This website is your portal to our department: who we are, what we do, and where we're going. No matter if you are a prospective student, resident, fellow, faculty or patient we trust that the information you seek about us is easily found on these pages. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to better meet your needs. The motto of the University of Rochester - Meliora, aptly describes our department - "Always better".

Chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine


Lata U. Sabnis, MD, Anesthesiology Residents Educational Endowment

Dr. SabnisThe Lata U. Sabnis, MD, Anesthesiology Residents Educational Endowment will provide endowed support for the education of anesthesiology residents and fellows including travel to educational meetings and international electives, and to support additional educational initiatives for our trainees that could not be funded otherwise. The chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine will be responsible for disbursements from this fund. In the event gifts and commitments to the Fund reach or exceed the minimum level to endow a professorship, the Fund may be revised into the Lata U. Sabnis Professorship in Anesthesiology at the discretion of the chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine in consultation with the dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

For a printable donation form, or to contribute electronically, please click here: Sabnis Endowment

Latest Anesthesiology News

February 15th, 2021

Dr. Daryl Smith Named Chief Diversity Officer for the Department of Anesthesiology

February 2nd, 2021

Dr. Gloff Receives Individual Excellence Award From URMC Board

January 29th, 2021

Breneman Becomes Board-Certified in Clinical Informatics

January 26th, 2021

Mitchell Wharton, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, CNS Named Associate Dean for Equity and Inclusion

January 22, 2021

Dr. Lander Published in UR Medicine Ger-E-News

Dr. Dworkin Delivers Keynote Lecture at McGill Pain Day

January 4th, 2021

Dr. Guha Wins PDA Career Enhancement Award

December 21st, 2020

Dr. Papadakos Published in International Immunopharmacology

Narrative Review Published in PubMed

December 14th, 2020

Congratulations Wojtovich Lab!

November 10th, 2020

Dr. Sanjib Guha published three articles on impact of tau protein modifications in Alzheimer’s disease

November 6th, 2020

Dr. Wojtczak presents during the ASA virtual annual meeting.

October 28th, 2020

Dr. Karan Published in Pain and Therapy

OR Management News: Featuring Dr. PJ Papadakos

September 1st, 2020

Dr. Heng Lin Wins Outstanding Postdoctoral Mentor Award

August 28th, 2020

Dr. Glance Publishes Article in Circulation

Dr. Laserna Published in Intensive Care Medicine

COVID Research: Dr. PJ Papadakos

August 20th, 2020

Drs. Karan, Glance & Nadler Publish Editorial in Anesthesiology

August 13th, 2020

Spotlight on Dr. Papadakos: COVID-19

August 10th, 2020

Dr. Davis Published in International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology

August 7th, 2020

Dr. Wissler Serving as President of NYSSA for 2020

Dr. Papadakos Publishes New Paper

August 4th, 2020

Congratulations to Wendy Bernstein, MD, MBA, FASA, FAMWA, for winning the Distinguished Educator in Anesthesiology Award from the ASA and SEA!​

Dr. Wojtczak Presenting at 2020 ASA

July 3rd, 2020

Dr. Eaton Published in Anesthesia and Analgesia

Dr. Gail Johnson Wins NIH Grant

Dr. Karan Published in Anesthesia and Analgesia

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