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Beyond Residency

What kind of fellowships do you offer?

Our ACGME-accredited fellowships include:

  • Critical care (4 fellows)
  • Chronic pain (4 fellows)
  • Regional anesthesia and acute pain management (2 fellows)
  • Pediatric anesthesia (1 fellow)
  • Cardiac anesthesia (1 fellow)

Over the last 11 years, more than 40% of our graduates entered fellowships (pain, regional, cardiothoracic, critical care, pediatric anesthesia), either at Iowa or at other great programs across the country.

University of Iowa Anesthesia Residents Entering Fellowships

Do your residents have any difficulty finding jobs?

Absolutely not! No resident in the last 10 years has had any notable difficulty finding an excellent position. Many residents have multiple job offers (some as early as the CA1 year).

Where do your residents practice?

Residents completing their training in the last 10 years practice in 17 different states, with about 60% in the Midwest. About 10% entered academic jobs and 40% entered fellowships. The rest are in private practice or military service.

Where did our graduates go?

What percentage of your graduates pass the American Board of Anesthesiologists (ABA) Exam?

153 individuals graduated from our program between 2006 and 2017 (and have had time to take both written and oral exams). Our ABA certification rate is greater than 97%.