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.



Oregon Health & Science University

Duration of Fellowship: One year

Core Related Specialty: Anesthesiology; Neurology; Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Fellowship in The Match®? Yes

Application Deadline: Per Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®)/National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®)

Number of Positions Available: 4

Salary: $73,000


At the end of the fellowship, the fellow will be able to function as an independent, board eligible pain management physician and consultant, competent in the interdisciplinary evaluation and treatment (including advanced interventional techniques) of complicated and routine pain problems. We provide multidisciplinary assessment and treatment of the full spectrum of ambulatory pain patients. In order to do this effectively, we have a facility and staff dedicated to pain management. We know that ongoing pain changes a person’s life in all areas, and we are here to help. Our approach is individualized, because we know every person experiences pain in a different way. Our team of pain specialists looks at the whole person to evaluate your pain problem and develop a plan with you to improve your quality of life and pain control. We are unique because we bring together a dedicated group of professionals to provide state of the art pain assessment and treatment, research into new treatments, and coordination with your health care providers. As the only academic pain center in Oregon, we bring expertise to pediatric patients, those with cancer, those with pain from nerve damage, back pain, and many other conditions. Working with our surgical colleagues, we help make surgery as painless as possible with our inpatient pain services. We provide consultation to patients and physicians throughout the northwest as well as here in Portland, and we provide leadership and education in the field of pain medicine for our patients, our colleagues, and our region.

All applications to this program are to be submitted through the Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®). Applications will be considered complete when they include: a dean’s letter from medical school; a letter of recommendation from the residency program director; 2 additional letters of recommendation; medical school transcript; copies of all USMLE board score results; and a personal statement.
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Applicant Interview Timeframe: April-July

Fellowship starts off cycle in the first week of August.

Sponsored visas are offered for international applicants.

  • Specialty: Chronic Pain
  • Duration:1 year
  • Start Year:
  • Positions:4
  • Deadline: Per Electronic Residency Application Service® (ERAS®)/National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®)
  • Salary: $73,000
  • Contact Person: Dana Bigham Program Coordinator
  • Email: apomfellowships@ohsu.edu
  • Phone: 503-494-4878
  • Facility:
  • Address:
  • 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd UHS-2
  • Portland
  • Oregon 97239
  • Telephone: 503-494-7641
  • Website: https://www.ohsu.edu/school-of-medicine/anesthesiology/pain-medicine-fellowship
  • Director: Grace Chen, MD
  • Other affiliated faculty:
  • Program Director
    Grace Chen, MD
    Program Director and Assistant Professor

    Associate Program Director
    Andrei Sdrulla, MD, PhD
    Associate Program Director and Assistant Professor

    Participating Affiliated Faculty:

    • Kimberly Mauer, MD
    • Chidi Ani, MD
    • Sandy Christiansen, MD
    • Salman Hirani, MD
    • David Sibell, MD
    • Ashley Valentine, MD
  • Participating hospitals:
    • Oregon Health & Science University
    • VA Portland Health Care System