Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
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ISSN: 2155-6148

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Mian Ahmad

Mian Ahmad

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  • Research Article
    History and Evolution of Anesthesia Education in United States
    Author(s): Mian Ahmad and Rayhan TariqMian Ahmad and Rayhan Tariq

    Resident education is both, a science and an art. Quality and homogeneity of resident education has a considerable correlation with patient safety. This article appraises how formal training in anesthesiology was started in United States and how it has evolved over the years. A comprehensive literature search was performed to identify journal articles, periodicals and historic documents that detailed the development and progression of academic anesthesiology. Various Anesthesiology Departments were also consulted. In 1927 Dr. Waters established the first ever academic department of Anesthesiology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The graduates from that residency programs, the so called “Aqualumni” went on to establish residency programs throughout the country. In 1938 American Board of Anesthesiology was formed, elevating the level of anesthesiology to a distinct s.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-6148.1000734

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