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    The Department of Anesthesia, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is pleased to offer a Fellowship in Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesia, and accepts applications from anesthesiologists who desire to focus on this relatively new and rapidly growing subspecialty. Over a 12-month period, two fellows will rotate through a broad range of clinical areas including outpatient, inpatient, and pediatric regional and acute pain management within UIHC and Ambulatory Surgery Center.

    The Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesia Service at the University of Iowa aims to provide excellence in acute and regional anesthesia for postoperative pain relief, to educate residents and fellows in the management of acute pain, and to further clinical research in the fields of pain management and regional anesthesia.

    We consult on the management of patients with postoperative, post-traumatic, or any acute pain condition requiring:

    • Specialized interventions such as epidural analgesia
    • Continuous peripheral nerve blockade
    • Complex pharmacological management, such as opioid tolerant patients

    We also offer a full range of interventional procedures, such as blood patches, difficult lumbar punctures, fluoroscopy-guided epidural placement and ultrasound-guided regional blocks. The service is staffed for 24-hour coverage seven days a week. Please take this opportunity to explore the possibilities you will find at the University of Iowa by visiting our departmental website as well as this website for specific curriculum and types of procedures performed.

    Brett Marks
    Fellowship Program Coordinator
    Department of Anesthesia
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    200 Hawkins Drive, 6546 JCP
    Iowa City, Iowa 52242

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