Medical Students

Courses Offered

Visiting Students

The Fourth-Year Visiting Student Program offers eligible medical students at other universities an opportunity to complete clinical clerkships in the Department of Anesthesiology.

To be eligible to participate in our program you must:

  • Be a fourth-year medical student in good standing at the time of your rotation.
  • Be enrolled in a school that is accredited by the United States Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
  • Be current on all of your immunizations, including measles, mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Hepatitis and Tuberculosis.
  • You may do no more than three visiting rotations at the University of Kentucky.

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Anesthesia Interest Group

2015-2016 Officers

Co-Presidents: 
Chris Anderson & Chris Colonna
Vice President: 
Chris Huber & Amy Chen
Treasurer: 
Brad Withers & Chase Johnson
Secretary: 
Mandy Brasher
MSGA Rep: 
Alice Luo & Laura Downes
Workshop Coordinator: 
Stuart Cowley & Trevor Edgington

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Summer Preceptorship

The Anesthesiology Summer Precpetorship allows students the chance to work side by side with anesthesiology residents and faculty in the main operating rooms at the Chandler Medical Center, Center for Advanced Surgery, as well as Shriners Hospital. The preceptorship is available to all University of Kentucky College of Medicine Students finishing their second year in Spring 2016. It is a great experience for all medical students regardless of future career interests.

Preceptorship Dates:

3rd Year Elective

During the 3rd year Surgery Rotation, Medical Students have the option to choose a two week selective in the Department of Anesthesiology.  During this selective they will have a variety of experiences including didactic sessions, simulation workshops, and both hands-on and observational experience in the operating room. Students will learn basic anesthesia principles and techniques including pre-operative evaluation and medication, choice of anesthetic technique, airway management, fluid management and acute postoperative pain management.

How to enroll:

As this rotation is an elective completed during the Surgery Rotation, contact Margret Kates in the Department of Surgery.

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