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Residency Research Track

University of Rochester Clinical & Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI)

Success as a clinician scientist in today’s highly competitive funding environment necessitates requires carefully crafted preparation. The University of Rochester Department of Anesthesiology has developed a research curriculum that takes advantage of the many education and career development options offered by the University of Rochester Clinical & Translational Science Institute. Our research track offers a certificate or a Master’s degree in Clinical Investigation that is CEPH accredited. The degree program includes 3 semesters (Fall, Spring, and Summer) in which course work is completed during residency with a mentored research project at the end.  Course work is completed in three years with a mentored research project at the end. We support this process by providing resources for: protocol development, IRB approval, clinical research implementation, data collection and analysis, presentation and publication.

Sample Schedule

URMC Anesthesiology (CBY, CA1, CA2, and CA3) in combination with Master’s Sample Schedule over four years

  • Year 1- CBY 1 Intern Rotations over 3-6 months and Anesthesiology Rotations over 6-9 months
    • 6 credits PM 410 and PM 401 Summer
    • 3 credits IND 501 Fall
  • Year 2-CA 1 anesthesiology rotations
    • 3 credits BST 465 Spring
    • 3 credits Elective Summer
    • 3 Credits PM 415 Fall
  • Year 3-CA 2 anesthesiology rotations
    • 3 credits Elective Spring
    • 3 credits M 413 Fall
  • Year 4-CA 3 anesthesiology rotations
    • 3 credit Elective Spring 
    • 6 credits Masters Research Project/Paper

For more information, please visit M.S. Clinical Investigation website