McLaren Greater Lansing

Anesthesiology Residency at McLaren Greater Lansing

The purpose of the four-year residency in Anesthesiology at McLaren Greater Lansing is to provide training which will enable a resident who completes this program to render full care to anyone with conditions which fall within the purview of practice in anesthesiology.

The residency program at McLaren Greater Lansing is designed to provide progressive learning experiences that develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge of a physician to efficiently provide quality anesthesiology. The basic principle of this program is to provide advanced and concentrated training in anesthesiology. All teaching functions are under the direction of a program director who is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiologists (ABA).

The Department of Anesthesiology at McLaren Greater Lansing pledges to educate resident physicians in all areas of anesthesiology knowledge, clinical and technical skills and professional attitudes included in the six (6) core competencies mandated by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. The ultimate goal is to graduate accomplished anesthesiologists who meet the requirements to become certified anesthesiologists who are proficient to practice anesthesiology in either an academic institution or in private practice.

The Anesthesiology Residency program at McLaren Greater Lansing is directly affiliated with the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) who also serves as the Osteopathic Postdoctoral Training Institution (OPTI) for this program.

Overall Educational Goals:

  1. To develop knowledge and understanding of age-specific anatomy and physiology.
  2. To develop knowledge and understanding of anatomy and function of the airway.
  3. To develop knowledge and understanding of pathophysiology of disease processes
  4. To be able to perform a comprehensive history and physical examination.
  5. To be able to make appropriate use and interpretation of diagnostic studies and tests.
  6. To be able to assess a patient’s medical condition.
  7. To develop the knowledge and technical skills to administer appropriate anesthesia care to a wide range of patients.

Program contact:

Brenda Pearson
McLaren Greater Lansing
401 W. Greenlawn, Lansing, Michigan 48910
(517) 975-7887