Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology


The main goal of anesthesiology is to minimize pain and maximize perioperative comfort for patients in a clinical setting. The Department of Anesthesiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is invested in basic and clinical research efforts that improve all aspects of our field. Our researchers work from different directions and with varying methods and perspectives.  Whether our researchers are investigating the toxicology related effects of specific molecules or whether they are looking at process improvement, they all work toward the common goal of making safe, comfortable patient experiences.

Learn more about the research efforts of the department and our faculty members, as well as our support of a Northwestern University core facility.

Simulation Research

Our research includes studies conducted on simulation-based education as well as methods to improve the education of physicians. Find more information on simulation research via our Education section.