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Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship

Learn more about the Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship in the department of anesthesiology at KU Medical Center.

The University of Kansas Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship is a 12-month non-accredited program with position being 50% fellow and 50% junior faculty. Obstetric Anesthesiology is the specialty of medicine that manages anesthesia in pregnant patients with complex co-existing maternal disease.

The overall goal of the Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship is to prepare the fellow to become an expert in the field, with training in four areas — clinical, administrative, academic and research. As an expert, the fellow will be able to provide specialized and high-level care to patients, act as a consultant and educator for other professionals and participate in the scientific discussion within the specialty.

Fellowship Details

Salary: Market Competitive Salary. The fellow will function 50% as a fellow and 50% as a junior faculty member.

Prerequisite: Board-eligible/Board certified Anesthesiologist. Requirements and information about obtaining an Active Kansas Medical license can be found at the Kansas Board of Health Arts M.D. & D.O. Licensure Types/Designations.

Program Leadership

Grace Shih faculty profile

Grace Shih, M.D.
Program Director
Professor, Anesthesiology, Pain and Perioperative Medicine

Seth Tracy

Seth Tracy
Fellowship Coordinator

Application Information

Applicants for the 2023-2024 academic year are encouraged to reach out to Seth Tracy for application information. Applications for 2024-2025 will be accepted through San Francisco Match.

Application deadline: open until position is filled.

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Application Requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • ITE scores
  • USMLE scores
  • Completion of ACGME approved anesthesiology residency
  • KS active medical license and DEA (prior to beginning fellowship program)
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation: one (1) anesthesiology residency program director at your training institution and two (2) from faculty at your training institution.

Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship Application (PDF)

Please send all application information to:
The University of Kansas Medical Center
Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship - Seth Tracy
3901 Rainbow Blvd, MS 1034
Kansas City, KS 66160

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
Department of Anesthesiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 1034
Kansas City, KS 66160