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Anesthesiology Education Track Certificate

Anesthesiology Education Track Certificate of Completion Requirements

Once requirements are completed, this certificate is awarded by the UR Department of Anesthesiology. Requirements can be achieved in any year (s) of residency with completion by residency date of graduation.

Course Requirements

  • Residents are expected to gain teaching experiences, and teaching/learning knowledge that develops their teaching career as Anesthesiologists
  • Residents are assigned an education mentor who will guide you through the track activities, evaluate your teaching sessions and support you throughout your education.
  • Some activities require approval from Education Director
  • Evaluation of education lectures will be assessed by resident peers and the Education Director in order to provide feedback on results of learning
  • Certificate awarded by the Department of Anesthesiology for completion of requirements

Required Courses

  • Eight (30 minutes or longer) education lectures⃰  or original simulator sessions developed and taught over 4 years (can be taught to medical students or residents)
  • Attend 3 courses (a minimum of 4 hours) on education skills such as learning climate, teaching at the bedside, giving feedback to students, conflict resolution, teaching in large and small groups, and mentoring**
  • Develop an educational research project**
  • Present education research project at a national or international conference
  • Education lectures must be evaluated/assessed by peers and Education Director

Sample Schedule

UR Anesthesiology (CBY 1, CA1, CA 2, and CA 3) in combination with Certificate Requirements

Year 1 CBY Intern Schedule

  • Year 1-CBY Intern Rotations over 3-6 months and Anesthesiology Rotations over 6-9 months
  • Attend an education session
  • Teach a 30 minute lecture

Year 2-CA 1 Schedule

  • Year 2-CA 1 anesthesiology rotations
  • Attend an education session
  • Teach a simulator session
  • Teach two 30 minute lectures
  • Develop an original simulator scenario

Year 3- CA 2 Schedule

  • Year 3- CA 2 anesthesiology rotations
  • Teach three 30 minute lectures
  • Teach a simulator session
  • Develop an original simulator scenario

Year 4-CA 3 Schedule

  • Year 4-CA 3 anesthesiology rotations
  • Develop an educational research project
  • Present project at a SEA meeting

*Multiple opportunities will be available for residents to complete this requirement

**Some courses as well as the final project require approval from the Education Director