Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine
"We have our eyes on the future, while also paying homage to our rich history of discovery," Oluwaseun Johnson-Akeju, MD, anesthetist-in-chief.
Dr. Johnson-Akeju, anesthetist-in-chief, shares his vision for the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine.
Meet our collaborative team of doctors and certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs).
The department comprises centers and units that conduct innovative and collaborative research.
Find information on residency, fellowship and continuing medical education opportunities available in the department.
175 Years and Counting
In October 2021, Mass General commemorated the 175th anniversary of the first successful public demonstration of the use of ether for surgical anesthesia. In this video, hear from members of the department about the history of anesthesia at Mass General.
Our History of Innovation
The first successful public demonstration of the use of ether for surgical anesthesia was the start of many advances in the field led by those at Mass General. In this video, learn about our history of innovation in anesthesia.
Community Outreach Program
This program promotes the benefits of STEM education to the diverse communities we serve.
Quality & Safety
We are committed to providing the highest quality and safest care to our patients.
Global Health Program
We work to decrease global health disparities by providing education and clinical research expertise to clinicians in low-income countries.