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The Department of Anesthesiology at Virginia Mason has a long tradition of clinical research. Our regional anesthesiology faculty are active leaders in the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.

Research is a fundamental part of the Department of Anesthesia at Virginia Mason. We have been credited with many of the scientific advancements of this field, positioning us as one of the foundational programs in our specialty. Our providers are involved in a wide variety of research projects ranging from basic scientific studies of the subcellular mechanisms of anesthesia to clinical research studies directly related to patient care.

Clinical research at Virginia Mason is overseen by the Benaroya Research Institute, uniquely combining the expertise of a world-renowned medical research institute with the remarkable care of a health care quality leader.

Fellows are encouraged to present their work at local and national meetings. GME will fund travel and expenses to present at these venues for residents/fellows involved in research.