Anesthesiology Residency Program-At-A-Glance
The Department of Anesthesiology at Baystate Medical Center is designed to prepare you for whatever career path you might choose. Our program provides an unusually comprehensive exposure to many types of anesthesiology subspecialties, ranging from chronic pain management to cardiac anesthesia. This allows the residents to gain a high level of proficiency in dealing with complex cases. We are also one of the few training programs that has a two month long curriculum to teach Advanced Airway management skills. We take pride in providing the residency experience you need in order to reach your career goals.
Meet Our Team
Brian Martin, MD
Residency Program Director
Michael Chalifoux, MD
Associate Program Director
413-794-4326 or 800-959-4233
By the Numbers
Program and Department Metrics
- Number of residents per class: 9 ׀ Total number of Residents: 27
- Percent of Graduates entering Fellowship training over past 5 years: 40%
- Number of Faculty: 50
- Sub-Specialties: Cardiac Anesthesia; Neuro Anesthesia; Pain Management; Vascular Anesthesia; OB Anesthesia; Airway Management I; Airway Management II; Regional Anesthesia; Remote Site Anesthesia; Thoracic Anesthesia; Pediatric Anesthesia; ICU; Ambulatory Anesthesia; Trauma Anesthesia; Transplant Anesthesia
- Tertiary care referral center: 4200 ׀ Number of LDRP rooms: 38
- Level 1 trauma center: 716 hospital beds
- Level 3 NICU: 57 bassinets
- Residency Programs: 10 ׀ Fellowship Programs: 16
- New patient tower includes a state-of-the-art Heart & Vascular Center; additional procedure rooms to accommodate the most advanced equipment; replacement of existing rooms with patient-centered, private accommodations; a “green roof” park-like space.
- Large state-of-the-art simulation lab
- CA0 (PGY1): SICU, General Surgery/Night Float, Endocrine/Breast Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Internal Medicine Consult, Emergency Medicine, Acute Pain Service/General Anesthesia
- CA1: Obstetric Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, Neuro-anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Pain Medicine, Airway Management I and ICU
- CA2: Obstetric Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia, Neuro-anesthesia, Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Post-anesthesia Care Unit, Pain Medicine, Advanced Airway Management II, and ICU
- CA3: The fourth year of training includes: 12 months of advanced anesthesia training, which includes an advanced clinical track
- Weekly didactic schedule from 4-5:00 p.m. every Monday - Wednesdays, and 7 am Grand Rounds on Thursdays.
Benefits & Facilities
- We have attempted to maintain salaries in the 75th percentile nationally, and here in western Massachusetts, we enjoy a lower cost of living than in major urban areas. View our complete list of salaries and benefits.
- Call rooms available for on-call residents. Sleep rooms are available for napping for residents who were up all night.;
- Resident library, resident lounge area, large library on campus
- 4 weeks vacation/year, meal subsidy, free parking
- Disability/Malpractice/Health/Life Insurance