Graduate Medical Education

Interns, residents and fellows training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and it’s affiliates participate in variety of training courses as they progress through their training. Course focus on both the technical and non-technical skills necessary for the chosen discipline. Many sessions focus on high-acuity, low frequency events that prepare trainees for events in the clinical setting.

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Anesthesia Residency PACU PICUS Assessment

This 2-week curriculum will expose anesthesia residents on their PACU rotation to three applications of point of care ultrasound: 1) Focused cardiac ultrasound (FOCUS); 2) Lung/Pleural ultrasound; 3) Abdominal ultrasound. The exams performed on the PACU rotation will count towards …

Anesthesia Resident Crisis Resource Management Course

Participants will learn to diagnose and manage acute perioperative events of various etiologies and manage these situations utilizing the framework of resource management. They will also review and practice use of the Crisis Checklists in during these events.

Anesthesiology Residency Orientation - Part 1: Drownproofing

During this course, CA-1 Anesthesia Residents will practice applying airway management procedures to clinical scenarios.

Anesthesiology Residency Orientation - Part 2: Introduction to Crisis Resource Management

During this course, CA-1 Anesthesia Residents will be introduced to principles of Crisis Resource Management.

Anesthesiology Residency Orientation: Introduction to Airway

During this course, CA-1 Anesthesia Residents will be introduced to basic airway management skills.

Anesthesiology Residency Ultrasound Course

This course is designed to introduce first year anesthesia residents to focus assessed transthoracic echo (FATE) ultrasound techniques. This course includes the use of simulators and live actors for the purpose of demonstration. Residents will be given ample opportunity to …

Anesthesiology Transthoracic Echo (TTE) Course

During this course, a short presentation will be given to introduce the participants to the basics of transthoracic echocoardiography. Participants will have the opportunity to show their ability to obtain TTE images on healthy live models/simulator.