Gereau named Brown professor of anesthesiology

Gereau named Brown professor of anesthesiology

Robert W. Gereau IV, PhD, has been named the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology at the School of Medicine. He studies the molecular mechanisms involved in pain sensation.

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Welcome Resident Class of 2018

Welcome and Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

The Department of Anesthesiology continues to attract top scholars, and we are proud to announce the Class of 2018.

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CSI featured in NYTimes

Washington University's continued innovations in itch research featured in New York Times

Long overshadowed by pain in terms of research and treatment, chronic itching is getting a serious look beyond just throwing antihistamines at it.

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OB Anethesia Team in Ghana

Obstetric Anesthesiology Team Continues to Advance our Partnership with the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Ghana.

An obstetric team from the Washington University Department of Anesthesiology recently completed a 4-week rotation at our international teaching site in Accra, Ghana.

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Jennifer Cole International Education Initiative

Jennifer Cole, MD

Developed by the Department of Anesthesiology at Washington University, the Jennifer Cole International Education Initiative Endowment Fund establishes a long-term partnership with the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital and the University of Ghana Medical School. The mutually beneficial program is expected to have a tremendous impact on the perioperative care and medical eduation in Ghana while providing new opportunities and inspiration for our next generation of anesthesiologists.


This philosophy of collaborating, mentoring, teaching, enabling, and empowering reflects the approach that Jennifer Cole brought to those she inspired as an anesthesiologist. Her personal interest in international medical education was well known. Learn more about the Jennifer Cole Education Initiative.