The Department of Anesthesiology, part of the College of Medicine, is located at the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville. Shands, the major teaching hospital at UF’s Health Sciences Center, is an 800-bed level one trauma center with over 100 intensive care beds. Our faculty and residents also practice at the regional 250 bed VA Medical Center across the street. We provide anesthesia services at the four OR Children’s Surgical Center and the eight OR Florida Surgical Center for adult out-patient surgery. Combined we care for over 35,000 patients per year in our operating rooms and hundreds more in the various ICUs we serve.