Welcome to the UC San Diego Department of Anesthesiology. You will see that we emphasize postgraduate education in  anesthesiology and opportunities to develop clinical and research skills in all aspects of  anesthesiology and pain medicine. 

–Gerard Manecke, M.D., Chairman

News & Highlights

Upcoming Educational Resources

Perioperative Echocardiography Visiting Preceptorship

Presented by the UC San Diego School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Division of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Anesthesia Update 2018
January 9-12, 2019

Presented by the Department of Anesthesiology
Registration Coming Soon!

6th Annual Perioperative TEE Review Course
January 19-21, 2019

Presented by the Department of Anesthesiology
Registration Coming Soon!

Western Anesthesia Residents Conference
May 4-6, 2018

13th Annual Regional Anesthesia Course
November 10-11, 2018
Registration Coming Soon!


Dr. Tony Yaksh receives the Lifetime Achievement from the North American Neuromodulation Society

UC San Diego Center for Pain Medicine is a recipient of Clinical Center of Excellence Award
We proudly announce that UC San Diego Center for Pain Medicine, a division of Department of Anesthesiology, was recently recognized as a Clinical Center of Excellence by American Pain Society. Read more...

Mission Statement

Our mission is to advance the art and science of anesthesiology, and to train its next generation of clinicians and scientists.

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