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Photograph of Colleen Koch, MD, MS, MBA, FACC, Director of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Colleen Koch, MD, MS, MBA, FACC, Director

At the Johns Hopkins Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, we improve the health of the community and the world by setting the standard of excellence in Patient and Family-Centered Care, Education and Research.

  • Our Mission is to be the world leader in discovery and innovation; high-value patient and family centered care; and education and professional development. Building on our rich traditions, we will utilize collaborative and inclusive approaches to transform our discipline.

  • Our commitment to Patient and Family-Centered Care is at the heart of all we do. We count among our ranks many of the world’s most respected patient safety leaders.

  • Faculty members are deeply committed to achieving excellence in Education. Our programs in clinical training, and basic and clinical research are world renowned. Graduates fill the leadership ranks in academic and clinical anesthesiology programs and clinical practices around the globe. The department plays a key role in the training of nurse anesthetists.

  • Our distinguished Research faculty engage in cutting-edge research in the fields of
    Cardiovascular Biology, Cerebrovascular Biology, Neuroscience, Pulmonary Medicine, Acute & Chronic Pain, and Perioperative Medicine. In addition, we have innovative programs in Simulation Technology and Health Safety and Outcomes that are models for institutions throughout the world. Our faculty and trainees engage in multidisciplinary projects and collaborations, while taking full advantage of the rich resources of the entire Hopkins community. Learning and discovery are translated into innovation throughout the department.

Please take a few minutes to browse our site and learn more about our rich history.

In the News

Romergryko G. Geocadin, MD
Dr. Berkow Receives "Physician for Environmental Health Award" for Dedication to Environmental Sustainability
2015 Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine Awards presented at May graduation ceremony
2015 Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine Awards presented at May graduation ceremony

Watch the Second Annual Mark C. Rogers Lecture

ACCM Accomplishments and Honors, August 2015

Dr. Aslakson named to American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine's 2015 list of Inspiring Leaders
Steven P. Cohen, MD
Dr. Cohen Awarded Legion of Merit by United States Armed Forces for Outstanding Service and Achievement

Anesthesiology Events

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Anesthesiology Grand Rounds

ACCM Grand Rounds take place Thursdays at 7 AM in Hurd Hall. Windows Media Player is required to view webcasts.

9/3: ERAS Updates and Research – Chris Wu, MD
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9/10: Combined Multidisciplinary Grand Rounds with Nursing: "Safety Culture" – Laurie Saletnik, DNP
Locations: Chevy Chase Auditorium, Hurd Hall, MISTIC Auditorium, Phipps 340, Tilghman Auditorium

10/1: "Acute Kidney Injury Prevention In The ICU" – Stuart Goldstein, MD
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10/15: "Heart Failure: Are There Any Limits To Treatment?" – Robert Sladen, MD
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10/22: "Precision Medicine For The Perioperative & Critically Ill Patient" – Robert Stevens, MD
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11/12: The Robert A. Abraham, MD Endowed Lecture
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