Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship

Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship

The ACGME-accredited Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship is a collaboration between two of the main teaching centers at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University: Northwestern Memorial Hospital (NMH), directed by Antoun Nader, MD, and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, directed by Santhanam Suresh, MD, FAAP.

The fellowship will emphasize the perioperative management of patients receiving neuraxial or peripheral neural blockade for anesthesia or analgesia. Fellows will become experts in the practice and theory of regional anesthesiology.

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Candidates must have taken USMLE Step 3 and obtain a temporary or permanent Illinois Medical License before starting their fellowship training.

To apply for a permanent license, the applicant must already have taken the USMLE Step 3. Please be aware that it may take up to 60 days to process and grant an Illinois license.

All international medical graduates must be certified by ECFMG before starting their fellowship training. Please refer to the ECFMG site for information about eligibility for the examination, fees, application, scheduling and preparation.

Candidates must submit documentation with an English translation. Photocopies of all examination results, letter/score results and visa/citizenship papers must bear official seals and include dates and certificate numbers. If the applicant possesses a current visa, the status must include entry and expiration dates. IMGs must possess an ECFMG certificate before applying for a permanent medical license. McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University sponsors H1-B and J-1 Visas.

How To Apply:

Applications are being accepted for the 2023-24 Regional fellowship! Please send the following application materials to program coordinator Sean Lynge:

  • Fellowship Application (Word)
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation from anesthesiologists
  • A letter of recommendation from the anesthesiology training program director or chair
  • A copy of the medical school transcript
  • The results of the two most recent ABA/ASA in-training examinations and USMLE Steps 1-3 exams
  • Copies of CA-1 and CA-2 Summative Performance Evaluations
  • A brief statement explaining interest in pursuing a fellowship position

Contact Information:

Program Director

Antoun Nader, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology and Orthopaedic Surgery

Associate Program Director

Amod Sawardekar, MD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
420 E. Superior St.
Suite 9-900
Chicago, IL 60611

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    Dec 22, 2021

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