Medical Students

Courses Offered

  • ANS 850 : Clinical Clerkship in Anesthesiology
  • ANS 850B : Clinical Clerkship in Anesthesiology
  • ANS 851 : Critical Care Unit
  • ANS 853 : Clinical Clerkship in Pain Management
  • ANS 890 : Anesthesiology Off-Site

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. **There are no more open spots for the 2017-2018 academic year. Availability will be updated for the 2018-2019 in May or June of 2018.

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

2017-2018 Officers

Chase Johnson & Grant Avritt
Vice President:
Trey Stai & Anthony Spina
Jake Maus & Austin Smith
Doug Dauer & Salman Jeelani
MSGA Representative:
Humza Qureshi & Stella Achenjang
Workshop Coordinator:
Damon Wallace
Physical Liaison:
Ashvin Mehra & Sarah Kenney


Upcoming Activities

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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 2018. 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 Jaimie Ward in the Department of Surgery. Spots are limited.