Pediatric Anesthesia
Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience

The pediatric anesthesia fellowship training at Cincinnati Children’s develops clinical expertise in routine and complex pediatric perioperative care.

The pediatric anesthesia fellowship consists of a variety of clinical experiences in the general operating room, in the cardiac operating room and cardiac catheterization labs, in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, in the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, on the Pediatric Acute Pain Service, and various off-site locations.



General Pediatric Anesthesia

6-7 months

Cardiac Anesthesia

8-10 weeks

Critical Care (PICU and CICU)

4 weeks

Pain Medicine & Regional Anesthesia

6-8 weeks


2 weeks

Non-Clinical Time

Approx 1 day per month

Night Float

5-6 weeks


20 Days


5 Days

Locums/Moonlighting: Saturday Pager Call

Intermittent time at Liberty, Radiology, Dental, HemeOnc procedure suites

Elective time represents an opportunity for the fellow to pursue individual interests. The wide range of clinical activities within Cincinnati Children’s provides a unique opportunity to customize your learning experience.

Elective opportunities include:

  • Mission Trips
  • Pocus
  • Vascular Access Team
  • Boardrunning
  • OR Management
  • Periop Shoppe
  • Liberty Surgicenter
  • Regional
  • Neonatology
  • Cardiac ICU
  • Emergency Room
  • Neuromonitoring
  • Pediatric ICU
  • Departmental Leadership
  • Education
  • Research

And more: fellows are encouraged to develop their choices with the program director at the beginning of the year.