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Decision-Making, Motivation, and Leadership Course a Success!

Each year a group of residents spend hours of their own time reading literature on developing Leadership and Professionalism skills during a Seminar course called Decision-Making, Motivation, and Leadership.  Every […]

Josh Sappenfield

Congratulations Dr. Sappenfield!

We are pleased to inform you that Dr. Josh Sappenfield has been promoted to  Medical Director of the Preoperative Clinic and Chief of the Perioperative Medicine Division. Please join us in congratulating him on […]


Congratulations to the Center for Safety, Simulation & Advanced Learning Technologies!

The Center/Program was  re-endorsed for the next 2 years by the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ Simulation Education Network (SEN). Endorsed programs comprise of an elite group of centers which are committed to […]


Hammerhead Olympic Triathlon – August 28, 2016

For more information and to register please click here!  


UF College of Medicine Faculty….

Answer the question – Why do you work in Academic Medicine?  


Congratulations on your Promotion!

Please join us in congratulating our faculty who were promoted for their devoted work to educating the next generation of physicians, discovering new knowledge, and continuing our outstanding care for […]

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The Department of Anesthesiology, rated in the top 13th percentile of Anesthesiology programs in the country, is part of UF's College of Medicine and UF Health at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. Shands, an 830-bed hospital, is the major teaching hospital at UF and operates a state-designated Level I Trauma Center. Our faculty and residents also practice at the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center, which holds over 480 beds.​

We provide anesthesia services at the four-operating room Children’s Surgical Center and the eight-operating room Florida Surgical Center for adult outpatient surgery. Combined, we care for over 80,448 patients per year in our operating rooms and hundreds more in the various intensive care units we serve.

Expansion of our health center is taking place; the Health Heart & Vascular Hospital will focus solely on patients with heart and vascular needs, while the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital will focus on patients with neurological needs. The hospitals are expected to open in 2018.


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Jul 29th, 2016

The Society for Airway Management is pleased to announce its 19th Annual Meeting and Workshops! SAM’s Annual Meeting will be held in Atlanta, Georgia from Thursday, September 15- Sunday, September […]

Alex Knight

Please extend a warm welcome to new resident, Alex Knight!

Jul 28th, 2016

Alex comes to us from Arizona College of Medicine of Midwestern. He is a member of Sigma Sigma Pi and won the Silver Touch Award for this significant contribution in […]

Tyler Craig

Welcome to our new resident Tyler Craig!

Jul 27th, 2016

Tyler attending the University of Akron as well as the University of North Florida for his undergraduate work. He then went to Medical school right here at the University of […]

James Barger

Welcome to our new Resident James Barger.

Jul 26th, 2016

James comes to us by way of Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his undergraduate studies in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. James worked as a medical school researcher […]


Please join us in welcoming our new resident, Alex Coons.

Jul 25th, 2016

Alex is a Gator Undergrad through medical school but returns to us from a 2 year Residency in Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital at Ohio State University. He enjoys cooking, […]