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department of anesthesiology

Medical Student Education Program


Several elective rotations in anesthesiology are available for medical students.  To learn more about the rotations or for information about applying for a rotation at Temple University Hospital as a visiting student, use the following links:


Adult Anesthesiology (Temple University Hospital)

Anesthesiology Pain Management (Temple University Hospital)

Information for Visiting Students


Adult Anesthesiology (Course Code 410)


This rotation takes place in the operating rooms at Temple University Hospital. Students will learn about preanesthetic evaluation, the selection of anesthetic techniques, the pharmacology of commonly used anesthetic agents, and the physiologic effects of the various methods of anesthesia. Students will develop skills in airway management and other aspects of anesthesia practice. During the rotation, students will have the opportunity to participate in subspecialty anesthesia practice, such as cardiothoracic anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, obstetric anesthesia, or pain management. For students with a specific subspecialty interest, an effort will be made to emphasize that area. Students will participate in all departmental teaching conferences.


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Anesthesiology Pain Management (Course Code 415)


During this rotation students will participate in the care of patients in the Temple University Anesthesiology Pain Management Clinic.  Students will have the opportunity to particiate in patient evaluation and follow-up in the outpatient pain clinic and to observe interventional procedures for the management of acute and chronic pain.


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Information for Visiting Students


Medical students from schools other than Temple may apply for one of the fourth year rotations described above.  Rotations must be arranged through the Dean's Office at Temple University School of Medicine.  Click here instructions about applying for an elective rotation at Temple University Hospital.


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