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Pediatric Anesthesiology

Children’s Hospital of Michigan (CHM), founded in 1886, is the only freestanding hospital in Michigan dedicated exclusively to caring for children. It is a 228-bed hospital whose emergency room treats more than 92,000 children annually. The Children’s Hospital pediatric anesthesiology fellowship has been accredited since 1962. Anesthesia is provided for over 15,000 surgeries each year. An active acute pain service, chronic pain clinic as well as a 32-bed NICU and a 20-bed PICU provide fellows with a well-rounded and clinically excellent pediatric anesthesia experience. The teaching faculty is comprised of pediatric anesthesiologists, all of whom are board certified. The fellowship can be tailored according to interest.

Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Attributes:

Routine and complex anesthetics includes:
Complex Neurosurgery
Complex Congenital Cardiothoracic surgery
Craniofacial surgery
Complex Scoliosis Correction
Organ transplantation
Complex pediatric airway management
Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia

Didactic lecture schedule includes:
Monthly WSU School of Medicine Intra-Departmental Clinical Anesthesia Conference

Core Teaching Faculty:

Maria Zestos, MD, Chief of Anesthesiology
Ed Kaminski, MD, Program Director of Fellowship, Director, Resident Education
Sharon Kemper, DO
Suresh Thomas, MD, Director of Pain Management
Sankar Rajan, Fellows Conference Coordinator

The fellowship currently enrolls three one-year positions. Applications are accepted at any time. Interviews are conducted approximately one year before the fellowship start date. The selection and acceptance process occurs shortly thereafter.

For more information on the Pediatric Anesthesia Fellowship and the NRMP application process please contact:

Michelle C. Brock, MA
Residency and Fellowship Program Coordinator
Department of Pediatric Anesthesia
Children's Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien Blvd. Suite #2127
Second Floor Carls Building
Detroit, MI 48201-2119
Office: (313) 745-0972
FAX:   (313) 966-7696