The Anesthesiology Department has a rich history of clinical care, residency education and nationally funded research. Through a highly regarded residency program that involves faculty from all subspecialties, Weill Cornell Medicine is training the next generation of anesthesiologists, intensivists and pain medicine specialists. Educational programs include chronic pain management, critical care medicine, regional anesthesia and acute pain medicine. The department uses outcomes-based research with a focus on quality improvement and patient safety. Research projects such as new approaches to postoperative pain and the use of anesthetic drugs to investigate memory help WCM lead the way in pain management.


Elusive Cell Membrane Transporter Gives Up Key Secrets

February 15, 2024

The molecular workings of a family of important but hard-to-study proteins called CLCs have been illuminated as never before in a study led by researchers at Weill Cornell...
NIH Grant Awarded for Innovative Study of Key Membrane Proteins

February 1, 2024

Dr. Alessio Accardi, professor of physiology and biophysics in anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant by the National Institute...
Research Team Led By Dr. Gunisha Kaur Wins 2023 National Academy of Medicine Catalyst Prize

December 12, 2023

Anesthesiologist and global health expert Dr. Gunisha Kaur and her research team recently won a prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Catalyst Prize.