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. 



Brigham and Women's Hospital*

The Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital is a 12-month ACGME-accredited fellowship program that provides advanced training in the fields of regional and orthopedic anesthesiology, pediatric regional anesthesia, acute pain medicine, and clinical research in these areas. Our program is affiliated with Harvard Medical School, and our fellows complete clinical rotations in regional anesthesia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and Faulkner Hospital.

The main objective of our fellowship program is to provide a nurturing atmosphere in which to acquire and grow knowledge and technical skills necessary to provide superb clinical care, develop educator skills and foster clinical innovation and prospective quality research. The fellowship curriculum is geared to provide deep and comprehensive knowledge of diverse regional and orthopedic anesthesia subjects, while remaining flexible to accommodate specific areas of interest and enhance the individual fellowship training experience.

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  • Specialty:Acute Pain/Regional Anesthesia
  • Duration:12 months
  • Start Year:
  • Positions:3
  • Deadline: 1/1/2021 for fellowship starting in 2022
  • Salary: $78,500
  • Contact Person: Laura C. Woods, MPH Fellowship Program Manager
  • Email: lwoods4@bwh.harvard.edu
  • Phone: 617-525-7921
  • Facility:
  • Address:
  • Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • 75 Francis Street, CWN L1
  • Boston
  • Massachusetts 02115
  • Telephone: 617-525-7921
  • Website: https://www.brighamandwomens.org/anesthesiology-perioperative-and-pain-medicine
  • Director: Kamen Vlassakov, MD, Program Director; Jose Zeballos, MD, Associate Program Director
  • Other affiliated faculty:
    • Carolyn Buckley, MD
    • Jean-Marie Carabuena, MD
    • Yun-Yun Kathy Chen, MD
    • Stewart Chritton, MD
    • Naida Cole, MD
    • David Creighton, MD
    • Galina Davidyuk, MD, PhD
    • Devon Flaherty, MD, MPH
    • Daniel Fischer, MD
    • David Janfaza, MD
    • Philipp Lirk, MD, MSc, PhD
    • Archana O'Neill, MD
    • Alvaro A. Macias, MD
    • Anne G. Schools, MD
    • Kristin Schreiber, MD, PhD
    • Avery Vafai, MD
    • Assia Valovska, MD
    • Erick Velez, MD
  • Participating hospitals:
    • Brigham and Women's Hospital

    Affiliated hospitals:

    • Boston Children’s Hospital
    • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    • BW Faulkner Hospital