University of Iowa Department of Anesthesia

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The Department of Anesthesia has its roots in the first formal anesthesiology residency program to be established at an American university. Today, the department boasts more than 80 faculty members, 60 CRNAs, 57 residents, and 12 fellows who provide clinical anesthesia services for more than 50 operating rooms at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, as well as procedural anesthesia services for Pediatrics, Radiology, and nearly 20 other surgical and non-surgical clinics and specialty suites. This broad range of services places the Department in the 99th percentile for diversity of surgical cases among U.S. hospitals.