The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine provides 24-hour coverage by staff anesthesiologists and critical care physicians specially trained in pediatric anesthesiology and critical care medicine. The Department also conducts fellowship programs in pediatric anesthesiology and pediatric critical care medicine.
The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will be a distinctive and innovative department which promotes the health, safety and well-being of children who require anesthesia care, who are critically ill or injured or who suffer acute and chronic pain.
We will encourage and perform research and incorporate our as well as others' discoveries in order to continuously improve the quality of care. We aim to create, thereby, a department that is valued by our patients and their families, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the University of Pennsylvania, integrated delivery systems in which we participate and the communities in which we serve.
We will attract, develop and retain exceptional people who can enjoy fulfilling careers. We will teach and train the most capable and motivated individuals. We will disseminate our discoveries and innovations. We will be acknowledged as the leader in pediatric anesthesiology and critical care medicine and the dominant enterprise in our disciplines.