Anesthesiologists in the modern medical school curriculum: importance and opportunity




Metrics Loading ...


Bould MD, Naik VN, Hamstra SJ. New directions in medical education related to anesthesiology and perioperative medicine. Can J Anesthes 2012 Feb;59(2):136-50.

Brull R, Bradley JW. The role of anesthesiologists in Canadian undergraduate medical education. Can J Anesthes. 2001 Feb;48(2):147-52.

Hamlin C, Bhangu K, Villafranca A, et al. Participation of Canadian anesthesiology departments in undergraduate medical education. Can J Anesthes. 2017 Jan;64(1):16-28.

Naik VN. Pre-clerkship teaching: are we missing an opportunity?.Can J Anesthes. 2017 Jan;64(1):6-9.

Jones PM, Martin J. Increasing the reproducibility of research will reduce the problem of apophenia (and more). Can J Anesthes. 2021 Aug;68(8):1120-34.

Curry SE. Teaching medical students clinical anesthesia. Anesth Analg. 2018 May 1;126(5):1687-94.

Menon V, Bhoja R, Reisch J, Kosemund M, Hogg D, Ambardekar A. Acquisition of teamwork and communication skills using high-technology simulation for preclerkship medical students. Simul Healthc. 2021 Dec 1;16(6):e181-7.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. CanMEDS Framework. Available from: [Accessed on Feb 13, 2022].

Ly EI, Catalani BS, Boggs SD, McGreevey KE, Updegraff AB, Steadman JL. The anesthesiology clerkship: a requisite experience in medical education. Ochsner J. 2020;20(3):250.

Patel GP. The role of pairing an anesthesiology rotation with the general surgery clerkship: positive impact on surgical and perioperative education. Adv Med Educ Pract. 2018;9:93.

Howard R, Delaney L, Kilbourne AM et al. Development and implementation of preoperative optimization for high-risk patients with abdominal wall hernia. JAMA Network Open. 2021 May 3;4(5):e216836-.

Katznelson R, Beattie WS. Perioperative smoking risk. Anesthesiology. 2011 Apr 1;114(4):734-6.




How to Cite

Chuang Z. Anesthesiologists in the modern medical school curriculum: importance and opportunity. Can. Med. Ed. J [Internet]. 2022 Nov. 7 [cited 2023 Dec. 7];14(2):175-7. Available from:



Commentary and Opinions