FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Hours Worked Per Week

  • Average 55 hours including call
    (Hours can range from 50-60 hours per week depending on specific rotations)
  • Residents are non-clinical on the day following in-house call

Call Schedule

Year Average Frequency
CBY Every fourth night
(varies depending on specific rotation)
CA-1 Every seventh night
CA-2 Every seventh night
CA-3 Every seventh night

Vacation and Meeting Times


(Effective July 1, 2013)

Year Vacation Meeting Salary
CBY 3 weeks $46,984
CA-1 3 weeks up to 5 days $48,622
CA-2 3 weeks up to 5 days $50,203
CA-3 3 weeks up to 5 days $51,306

Clinical Experience

Each resident can expect to do more than 1,200 cases during their three years of Anesthesiology training

Total Cases 35,264
General Anesthetic 27,876
Regional Anesthetic 4,862
MAC Anesthetic 2,526
Pediatric Surgeries 10,592
Anesthesia-assisted, non-surgical deliveries 1,828
Anesthesia-assisted C-sections 984
Cardio-Thoracic Surgeries 1,938
Neurosurgeries 948
Total Organ Transplants: 139
Kidney 65
Lung 12
Heart 19
Liver 43
Outpatient Surgeries 20,214
Total Pain Clinic Visits 6,125
Total Pain Clinic Procedures 1,800
Total Acute Pain Cases 469
Total Acute Pain Rounds 2,418
Acute Pain Consultations 243
Acute Pain Procedures (outside OR) 631

Educational Benefits Package

  • CBY year
    • Clinical Anesthesiology by Morgan and Mikhail
    • USMLE Step 3 Exam Fee
  • CA years
    • I-Pad for use during Residency
    • $2000 as "Resident Development Fund" towards purchase of books or attendance of approved meetings: 
        • NCSA, ASA, IARS, SCCM, SPA, SAAMBA, SCA, SOAP, SEA, and APS
    • For residents presenting original research approved case reports or technical exhibits, Travel Awards of up to $1000 are available, per meeting.
    • ABA Written Exam Fee
    • In-training Exam fee for each year
    • Carolina Refresher Course registration during CA-3 year
    • ASA and IARS annual dues
    • NCMB Training License Renewal       

Resident Origins

Our current residents come from the following medical schools:

Boston University School of Medicine

Brody School of Medicine

Creighton University School of Medicine

Eastern Virginia School of Medicine

Georgetown University School of Medicine

Indiana University School of Medicine

Loyola University of Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine

Medical College of Georgia

Medical College of Virginia

Medical University of South Carolina

Northwestern University

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Texas A&M Health Science Center

Texas Tech University School of Medicine

Tufts University School of Medicine

University of Alabama

University of Chicago

University of Colorado

University of Florida

University of Maryland

University of Michigan

University of Missouri-Columbia

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

University of Oklahoma

University of Texas Medical Branch

University of Texas @ San Antonio

University of Virginia

University of Washington

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine

Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine