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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 allowance, for books and academic expenses, up to $1,550.
  • Low cost of living.
  • Small residency 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.
  • Sample rotation schedule
  • Master rotation schedule
  • Salary and benefits
  • Graduates obtain exceptional fellowship and private practice placements.

Program Mission and Aim

Our anesthesiology residency program strives to produce highly confident and competent residents that are prepared to take any 1 of 3 paths upon graduating from our program: pursuing subspecialty fellowship training, pursuing academic clinical anesthesiology, or entering the private practice arena as a consultant anesthesiologist. In their chosen role, they will strive for the provision of compassionate, patient-centered care, patient advocacy, and a commitment to continuous education of themselves and their colleagues.

Last modified: Apr 06, 2021
Anesthesiology Contact

Samuel Crawford
Residency Coordinator

Ascension Via Christi St. Francis
929 N. St. Francis, Room 8074
Wichita, KS 67214