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.

Drexel University College of Medicine Fellowship in Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

The Drexel University College of Medicine and Department of Anesthesiology is pleased to offer a Fellowship in Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management, and is now accepting applications for this academic year. The fellow will be involved in a comprehensive curriculum of regional nerve blocks, perioperative pain management, pain consultations and interventional procedures, and clinical research.

Curriculum
The fellow will receive comprehensive hands-on training in regional, neuroaxial, and interventional pain management blocks. These blocks will include supraclavicular, infraclavicular, interscalene, and axillary brachial plexus blocks. Lower extremity blocks will include ultrasound guided femoral, sciatic, popliteal, lateral femoral cutaneous, and ankle blocks. Most of the aforementioned blocks will be performed under ultrasound guidance, with supplemental instruction in nerve stimulation as necessary. In addition to the hands on training, the fellow will round daily with the pain management team and manage all consultations, continuous peripheral nerve catheters and thoracic epidurals. The fellow will also participate in multimodal pharmacologic management of post operative pain including, but not limited to the use of opioids, patient controlled analgesia, and adjunctive medications. Additionally, the fellow would have training in interventional pain procedures and pain consultations. The fellow will be expected to give a grand rounds presentation on a topic of his or her choosing consisting either of independent research or a literature review. In addition, the fellow will be expected to be involved in a research project with the goal of being published in a well respected journal.

Salary
The fellow will work part time as a clinical instructor, thereby self funding his or her fellowship. His or her salary will commensurate with experience in clinical work and research.

Application Process
Applicants will be initially asked to submit a curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and a personal statement. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview with our pain management faculty members as well as the chairman of anesthesiology.

Special Requirements
Completion of an ACGME accredited anesthesia residency and Pennsylvania medical license.

  • Specialty:Acute Pain/Regional Anesthesia
  • Duration:12 months
  • Start Year:
  • Positions:1
  • Deadline: Accepted until position is filled
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Contact Person: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD Medical Director and Fellowship Director University Pain Institute
  • Email: anita.gupta@drexelmed.edu
  • Phone: (215) 762-4892
  • Facility:
  • Address:
  • Division of Pain Medicine & Regional Anesthesiology Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Drexel University College of Medicine
  • 245 North 15th Street New College Building, Rm 7328, MS 310
  • Philadelphia
  • Pennsylvania 19102
  • Telephone: (215) 762-4892; (215) 762-8656
  • Website: https://drexel.edu/medicine/
  • Director: Anita Gupta, DO, PharmD
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