Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Fellowships
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Fellowship in Perioperative Administration Didactic Curriculum

The fellowship will take place in the Perioperative Services Administration and the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Under faculty mentorship, fellows will develop a research project in the field of perioperative administration. Fellows will be encouraged to think critically and will be responsible for conducting, publishing, and presenting the research. In addition, the faculty will involve the fellows in current aspects of on going research projects.

The program is a one-year non-degree fellowship. All fellows will be expected to complete a core didactic curriculum through selected course offered at the Massachusetts General Hospital Leadership Academy and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School of Management. Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in selected national conferences in perioperative management.

Selected Ongoing and Completed Projects

  1. Perioperative throughput initiatives - application of business principles
  2. Block scheduling - open and assigned models
  3. Preadmission testing process redesign
  4. Workplace safety - slips, trips and falls in the operating room
  5. Perioperative blood transfusion process redesign
  6. Anesthesia manpower analysis and scheduling paradigms
  7. Operating room and perioperative area expansion
  8. Compensation system redesign
  9. Modeling the impacts of demand and capacity in recovery areas on operating room waiting times
  10. Surgeon profiling and operating room use

Faculty Expertise

Fellows will be supervised by the two program directors and other administrative leaders in the Perioperative Services Administration and the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Management. Our departments consist of diverse groups of clinicians, administrators, scientists, and researchers dedicated to ensuring a successful fellowship for the candidate. The faculty has a wide range of expertise in many areas, including:

  • Perioperative process monitoring and control
  • Resource management (personnel, materials/supplies, equipment)
  • Process improvement and system redesign
  • Project management
  • Database management
  • Perioperative quality and safety
  • Healthcare finance
  • Research and education
  • Joint Commission preparation and management

Office Information

Department of Anesthesia,
Critical Care and Pain Medicine
Gray-Bigelow 444
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Public Transportation Access: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes