Obstetrical Anesthesia (MSH)

Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Hospital is an academic centre of excellence affiliated with the University of Toronto. The Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship offers advanced clinical training, teaching and research in a setting that delivers more than 7,000 women per year.

This is a tertiary care hospital with an interesting and challenging case mix: Approximately 50% of patients are classified as high risk. There is a well-developed OB Anesthesia clinic and peer-reviewed, funded research in progress.

Program objectives (in both the one and two year fellowships) can be tailored to suit the career plans of the individual.

Objectives:

  1. Communicate clearly and work cooperatively with medical, nursing and support staff in the Obstetric unit, the Hospital and the Community,
  2. Provide consultation, formulate plans, manage and prioritize care for normal parturients and those with significant associated medical disease,
  3. Demonstrate competence in assessment of medical literature and use of electronic communication/presentation devices,
  4. Plan and perform, with appropriate supervision, at least one research project or quality assurance exercise,
  5. Demonstrate competence in teaching residents, medical students and other health care personnel,
  6. Participate actively in rounds and seminars, organize case rounds
  7. Understand the administrative aspects involved in setting up and managing an OB Anesthesia Service.

Direct inquiries to:

Dr. Jose Carvalho
Director, Obstetrical Anesthesia
Mount Sinai Hospital
600 University Avenue
Toronto, ON  M5G 1X5
P: (416) 586-4800 x2681
E: Jose.carvalho@uhn.ca

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