Dedication to Excellence

The Metropolitan Anesthesiology Residency Program offers a comprehensive, hands-on education in anesthesiology, set against the backdrop of New York City's diverse patient population and cutting-edge research opportunities.

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Nestled in the vibrant heart of New York City, the Metropolitan Anesthesiology Residency Program stands as a beacon of excellence in medical education, patient care, and innovative research. Affiliated with the prestigious New York Medical College, our program is dedicated to cultivating the next generation of anesthesiologists equipped to face the challenges of a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.

At Metropolitan, we believe in a holistic approach to anesthesiology that integrates cutting-edge clinical training with a robust didactic curriculum, all within a supportive and collegial environment. Our residents gain hands-on experience across a diverse network of hospitals, including our primary site, the Metropolitan Hospital, and other esteemed institutions such as Harlem Hospital Center, Lincoln Medical Center, Jacobi Medical Center, and Montefiore Medical Center. This exposure to a wide range of clinical settings and patient populations ensures that our graduates emerge as highly skilled, compassionate, and adaptable leaders in the field.

Research is a cornerstone of our program, offering residents the opportunity to engage in pioneering studies that push the boundaries of medical science and improve patient outcomes. From investigating novel pain management strategies to exploring the latest in surgical anesthesia, our residents are at the forefront of anesthesiology research.We are committed to fostering a culture of wellness and professional growth, ensuring that our residents not only excel in their clinical and academic pursuits but also thrive personally and professionally. Our program is more than a residency; it's a community where lifelong friendships are formed, and future leaders are born.

Addressing the Needs of Our Residents

Comprehensive Clinical Training

At the Metropolitan Anesthesiology Residency Program, we commit to a holistic educational experience that merges cutting-edge clinical practice with the core values of professionalism, empathy, and ethical care. This mission inspires us to guide our residents through a journey of growth, embodying the principles of excellence, innovation, and leadership. We support residents in their professional and personal development, fostering a culture of continuous learning and mutual respect.

A Diverse Learning Environment

The Metropolitan Anesthesiology Residency Program encourages residents to balance their rigorous medical training with opportunities for research, international missions, and community engagement. Our faculty and staff provide a rich array of interdisciplinary activities, urging residents to engage in experiences that align with their skills and passions, broadening their medical horizons.

Empowering Every Resident

To ensure every resident achieves their fullest potential, our program offers specialized support initiatives, including mentorship programs and tailored educational tracks. These are designed to help those who may face challenges in their training path, securing a foundation for success in anesthesiology and beyond.

Individual Attention For Every Resident

Resident Support Services

We offer comprehensive assistance to residents as they navigate the complexities of residency training, transitioning into specialized fields, and planning for future careers in anesthesiology. Our dedicated mentors help residents in selecting specialties, understanding program requirements, and exploring opportunities in research, global health missions, and professional development.

Medical Resources

We empower residents to become adept in accessing and applying medical information, fostering a culture of continuous learning and evidence-based practice. The department provides a fully equipped and secure environment for academic enrichment, encouraging the use of resources for both clinical duties and research projects.

Advanced Learning Opportunities

Open to all residents, our advanced learning opportunities range from specialized clinical rotations to participation in national conferences, mentorship programs, and community health initiatives. These programs are designed to challenge and inspire, supporting gifted residents in leading and innovating within the program and the wider medical community.

Resident Wellness and Support

Our program recognizes the importance of additional academic and personal support for residents who need it. Services include personalized mentorship, wellness resources, facilities for quiet study or exam preparation, and courses aimed at enhancing clinical skills, coping strategies, and overall well-being.

Our Leadership

Michael Girshin, MD

Program Director and Department Chief

Roni Mendonca, MD

Associate Program Director