Anesthesiology Critical Care Fellowship Program Director
Manuel R. Castresana, M.D., F.C.C.M.
Residency and Fellowship Education Coordinator
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Medical College of Georgia
Georgia Regents University
1120 15th Street, BIW-2144
Augusta, GA 30912-2700
For residency/fellowship verification, contact Susan Dawkins
Our accrediated Anesthesiology Critical Care Fellowship Program at the Medical College of Georgia at GRU accepts two fellows each year.
A majority of the fellowship will be spent working with critically ill adult patients, primarily surgical critical care patients, including those with multiple trauma; spinal cord injury, brain injury or other neurologic insults; and cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgeries. Additional clinical experiences include general medical critical care and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE).
Our fellows will be responsible for a range of duties from consultation to total patient management. The fellow will also supervise and teach residents and senior medical students and act as a liaison between the Critical Care Service and other clinical services involved in the care of critically ill patients.
This 12-month fellowship program is designed to train board-eligible anesthesiologists in all aspects of care of the critically ill and injured surgical patient. It prepares the fellow to function with advanced skills suited for either an academic or clinical career. Following completion of the program, the fellow will be qualified for the American Board of Anesthesiology examination certifying "Added Fellow Qualifications in Anesthesiology Critical Care."
The educational philosophy of the program is to provide a comprehensive matrix upon which to: