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Research & Education

The University of Rochester offers a pain elective for medical students, a pain management fellowship program and a research track. Here you will find more information about each of these.

Pain Elective

The pain management elective supervised by Dr. Thakur is a two week course in pain. This elective occurs at Sawgrass, our off-site Pain Treatment Center.

Learn More About The Pain Elective

Pain Management Fellowship

The ACGME accredited fellowship in Pain Management consists of a 12-month period of training in which the fellow will participate in patient care on both the outpatient and inpatient pain management services.

Learn More About The Pain Management Fellowship


The Department of Anesthesiology is dedicated to the study of critical scientific questions that impact on patient outcomes. The research faculty is composed of basic scientists, clinician-scientists, and clinicians.

Learn More About Research at The Department of Anesthesiology