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Program Highlights


  • Outstanding pass rate on ABA examinations with didactic focus on all areas of the exam.
  • Diverse case selection with numbers well in excess of ABA requirements.
  • Very strong CV, Critical care, Pediatrics, OB, and Regional anesthesia exposure.
  • Oral board preparation by instructors from Ultimate Board Prep, a national anesthesiology oral board prep company with years of success in preparing residents for their boards.
  • Exposure to multiple practice settings within a short distance of each other.
  • Protected time off every afternoon for academics.
  • Very high Faculty to Resident ratio allows for diverse learning opportunities.
  • Yearly conference allowance by department - CA-1: $1,000, CA-2: $1,200, CA-3: $1,800.
  • Yearly book costs covered by department up to $550.
  • Yearly extra allowance from the Wichita Center for Graduate Medical Education, for books and academic expenses, up to $1000.
  • Highly experienced residency coordinator who advocates for the residents.
  • Low cost of living.
  • Small classes that allow faculty to know each resident individually.
  • Primary rotations based out of two Level 1 tertiary care trauma centers located minutes apart.
  • Internal paid shift opportunities available to residents by approval of Program Director.
  • Click here to see a sample rotation schedule.
  • Salary and benefits
  • Graduates obtain exceptional fellowship and private practice placements.
Last modified: Sep 20, 2018
Anesthesiology Contact

Marilyn Blanchat
Residency Coordinator

Via Christi Regional Medical Center
929 N. St. Francis, Room 8074
Wichita, KS 67214