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AN-400 Anesthesiology Elective

Director: Vatsala Tewari, MD

Location: Baystate Medical Center, 759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA


This rotation provides the student with an overall view of the specialty of anesthesiology. The student's time is spent primarily in the operating room under the supervision of a member of the faculty and/or senior resident.  Students will participate in all the teaching activities of the Department of Anesthesiology, and will have the opportunity to attend a variety of other conferences


The student will...

  • follow patients from their preoperative evaluation through their postoperative recovery.
  • spend the majority of time in the operating room under the supervision of a faculty member and/or senior resident.
  • master control of the airway including endotracheal intubation.
  • monitor and manage cardiac respiratory systems in patients receiving general and regional anesthesia.
  • participate in all of the teaching activities of the Department of Anesthesiology.

Course Number



4 weeks

Hours per Week


Night Call/Weekends

- May be required to stay late 1-2 nights per block.
- Optional overnight call.
- No weekend call.


2 student per Block

Alternate Dates

Yes, at discretion of
the Director



On-Campus Housing

Available on a first-come, first-served basis

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Medicine and Surgery Clerkships

If you would like to apply for this elective, please refer to Application Process.