Residency Life

The anesthesiology residency at MMC is a categorical program that accepts five new residents a year. Starting intern year, residents have two months rotating with the anesthesia department.

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International Rotation opportunities

At a Glance:

  • 21 Residents- small program
  • High clinical case load volume
  • Over 50 staff anesthesiologists
  • MMC – Referral base for over 1 million people
  • 600 beds, 30 operating rooms
  • Only Level I trauma center in Maine
  • Regional leader – open heart surgery, kidney transplantation, pediatric surgery, OB and Neurosurgery
  • Residents assigned advisors during PGY1 year.
    • Meetings with advisors and program director every (6) months to assess progress and career plans
  • State of the art simulation center
  • Affiliated with Tufts University School of Medicine
  • 100% Board pass rate
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Work-Life Balance

  • Maine Medical Center prioritizes resident well-being. 
  • One of the only programs in the nation to provide call breaks to residents during their 24 hour call shift, Monday-Friday.
  • PGY 1 Residents are given a day off during the beginning of the PGY1 year to allow them to set up appointment with local providers. 
  • Portland lifestyle – encourages wellness
    • There is world-class hiking, sailing, skiing, and beaches, to name but a few, make this an attractive area in which to live and work.