Fellowship directory

Physicians applying for a fellowship program in regional anesthesiology/acute pain medicine must be currently enrolled in, or have completed, an accredited anesthesiology residency program. Each individual program may have additional requirements such as medical licensing. The information published here has been supplied by the individual institutions. Please check back frequently for updates. Programs with an asterisk behind the title indicate they are part of the SF Match Program. 



Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center*

The Regional Anesthesia fellow will typically complete the following rotations during the one-year fellowship in addition to completing the research requirement for fellows:

  • Perform regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine as a fellow for approximately two weeks per month
  • Function as a junior attending for the remaining two weeks per month
  • Take one Acute Pain Service Beeper Call per month under the supervision/backup of a Regional Anesthesia attending
  • In addition to our main tertiary care academic campus, the fellow also has the opportunity to spend time in a private practice environment at our smaller community hospital sites
  • The fellow will spend one month of pediatric rotation at Boston Children’s Hospital working alongside specialists in acute pain management and regional anesthesia

Clinical Expectations

In the clinical setting, the fellow will be expected to:

  • Develop the technical skills to proficiently perform basic, intermediate, and advanced regional blocks in the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative period
  • Perform a variety of peripheral (single injection and continuous) nerve blocks using ultrasound, paresthesia and nerve stimulation techniques
  • Manage complex cases in regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine
  • Develop consultant-level mastery of the physiological and pharmacologic consequences of regional and acute pain anesthesia
  • Serve as a consultant and a teacher for other anesthesiologists interested in regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine

Non-clinical Educational Opportunities

Besides attending clinical conferences affiliated with the department, the fellow will be given the opportunity to teach and supervise our residents. He/she is expected to:

  • Give two resident lectures as part of the resident didactic series
  • Conduct a monthly Journal Club for attending’s and interested residents covering pertinent acute pain medicine and regional anesthesia topics

Please submit all required documents (including letters of recommendation) to our online application program (here: https://anesthesiaeducation.net/application/). The list of required documents and links for letter writers will be available once an account is created.

  • Specialty:Acute Pain/Regional Anesthesia
  • Duration:12 months
  • Start Year:2023
  • Positions:1
  • Deadline: Accept rolling applications
  • Salary: PGY 5 Equivalent
  • Contact Person: Kimberley Brown Department of Anesthesia Fellowship Coordinator
  • Email: anesfellowship@bidmc.harvard.edu
  • Phone: 617-667-5081
  • Facility:
  • Address:
  • 330 Brookline Ave
  • Boston
  • Massachusetts 02215
  • Telephone: 617-667-5081
  • Website: https://www.bidmc.org/medical-education/medical-education-by-department/anesthesia-critical-care-and-pain-medicine/anesthesia-fellowships
  • Director: Andrey Rakalin, MD
  • Other affiliated faculty:
  • Andrey Rakalin, MD – Program Director

  • Participating hospitals:
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
    • New England Baptist Hospital, Boston