Here at the University of Tennessee, we not only offer great educational and clinical training but we also value the relationships that we have with one another. Not just amongst the residents themselves, but also the administrative staff and attending physicians. In addition to promoting our paramount mission which is excellent patient care, we strive as a department to create a welcoming and collegial environment for all trainees whom we encounter. If you decide that the University of Tennessee is the right place for you, know that in addition to superb training as an anesthesiologist you will leave with relationships that will last a lifetime.
Hannah Vega, MD
Keith Porter, MD
Chief Residents, 2018-2019
All applications to the program must be submitted using the Electronic Residency Application System (ERAS). Our residency program is listed as "University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville" and our ACGME program ID is: 0404711144. The deadline for applications is November 1.
Applications will be reviewed only when complete; a complete application must contain the following items:
Interviews are an essential part of our resident selection process. Upon completion of the ERAS application, all materials are reviewed carefully and invitations to interview are extended to selected candidates. Interviews are conducted in November and December each year.
The Department of Anesthesiology provides a one night's hotel stay for candidates, in addition to dinner the evening prior to the interview, and breakfast/lunch on the interview day.
2017-2018 Academic Year Resident Salaries*
*To Cover Cost of Disability and Life Insurance Premiums $600 annually has been added.
A resident stipend is determined by the currently assigned PGY level and is unrelated to the number of prior months or years of previous GME completed by the resident.
The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine provides a comprehensive benefits package to residents which includes, but is not limited to:
|Medical Insurance||Medical Center Pays 80%, Resident Pays 20% Co-Payment, Individual, Individual & Spouse, Individual & Children, or Family Coverage|
|Life Insurance||$100,000 (Double Indemnity Accidental) Liability - Provided by Tennessee State Board of Claims (Limited to Residency Program Activities)|
|Disability Insurance||$1,500 Per Month|
|Vacation/Sick Leave||20 days per year|
|Meals||Stipend provided for call coverage|
|Parking||Free parking is provided|
|Travel||Resident travel is financially supported by both the Graduate School of Medicine and Department of Anesthesiology|
Several core textbooks are provided by the Department of Anesthesiology in addition to stipend for residents to use towards the purchase of textbooks of their choice.
|iPads||iPads are provided by the Department of Anesthesiology to facilitate patient care and medical education.|
Brandie Miracle, Education Coordinator 865-305-4642 firstname.lastname@example.org
Pennie Cable, Education Coordinator 865-305-5687 email@example.com
At the University of Tennessee Center for Advanced Medical Simulation (UTCAMS), physicians, students, and other members of the healthcare team attain not only improvement in individual skills, but also learn and practice team skills that are essential for patient safety. This type of multi-faceted, orchestrated training improves critical thinking, decision making, and clinical techniques - all without imparting risk to a real patient. Discover how the UTCAMS is enhancing the learning of our anesthesiology residents and nurse anesthetists:
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