Regional Anesthesia Experience

  • Each resident spends two rotations dedicated solely to performing peripheral nerve blocks and catheters. Bass & Stander
  • We have full-time regional anesthesia nurse support whose role is to assist the regional service with patient positioning, charting and stocking equipment, allowing the resident to focus on performing procedures.
  • While we do have a Regional Anesthesia Fellowship, residents perform all nerve block procedures, and the regional fellows and attendings function as teachers.
  • Each resident far exceeds the minimum number of nerve blocks required by the ACGME.  Upon leaving UNC, our graduates often feel like the experts in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia in their respective practices.
  • Many of our residents choose to take advantage of the regional anesthesia fellowship offered at UNCAllan.