General Information:

Website: ​

Chair: Ronald F Albrecht, MD

Mailing Address: 
Department of Anesthesiology
1740 West Taylor Street Suite 3200W
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: 312.996.4020
Fax: 312.996.4019

Application Process:

Please request application material from Sherri Cunningham 312 996-4020 or

General Program Information:

Number of positions: 3
Position(s) available 2012: 2
Position(s) available 2013: 1
Type(s) of Fellowship Training Available:

  • Clinical Only
  • Clinical Basic Research
  • Clinical Clinical
  • Clinical Research

Annual Salary: 46,620
Minimum Length of Training: 12 month
Number of CA-4/CA-5 Fellows Completing 12-24 Months Cardiothoracic/Cardiovascular Training in Previous 5 Years: 11


Bradley A Fine, MD
Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology

Chanannait Paisansathan, MD
Perioperative TEE, Neurosurgical Anesthesia

David Mayer, MD
Education, Medical Safety and Errors

Jens P Kellermeier, MD
Perioperative TEE, Regional Anesthesia

Marsa Mitchell, MD
Perioperative TEE, Military Medicine

Ron Albrecht Jr., MD
Perioperative TEE, Anesthesia for Endovascular Surgery

Rose Campise-Luther, MD
Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiology

Academic Program:

Fellow Conferences Frequency: weekly
Type: TEE, case presentation, cardiac anatomy with specimen
Extra-Institutional Educational Conference Support: 2100
In the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author On:

Abstract: 3

Dedicated Research Time: variable
Echocardiography Instruction: daily
Critical Care Rotation: 1-2 month
Formal Course Work Available in: TEE conference in February
Maximum Time in Non-OR Activities: not specified

Clinical Program:

Number of Cardiac Procedures with CPB Per Year: 232
Distribution of cases: CABG 38%, Valve 28%, Thoracic Aneurysm 10%, Congential 20%, Other 4%
Average Number of CPB Procedures Per Trainee Per Year: 150
Number of Cardiac Procedures off-CPB Per Year: 87
Number of Non-Cardiac Thoracic Cases Per Year: 246
Number of Major Vascular Cases Per Year: 85