The Anesthesiology Residency at Johns Hopkins is designed to create an unparalleled educational experience. Drawing upon the vast resources of one of the world’s best medical facilities and the mentorship of its brilliant faculty, our residents learn to care for an extremely diverse and medically challenging patient population. In this outstanding educational environment, we train expert consultants in anesthesiology who become leaders in academic and private practice nationally and around the world.

General Program Information: Updated September, 2014

Category National Average Hopkins
Length of Accredited Training 3/4 3/4
Minimum Number of Prior Years Required 1/0 1/0
Offers PGY-1 Positions Sometimes No (All positions are advanced positions)
Average Number of Interviews 107.5 150

Resident Information

Category National Average Hopkins
Number of Residents 40.3 71
Percent Female 36.2% 54.9%
Percent of Foreign Medical Graduates 14.9% 4.2%

Anesthesiology Boards Pass Rates on First Attempt

Year Written Boards Oral Boards
2010-2014 95% and higher Unavailable
2008-2009 95.8% Unavailable
2007-2008 91.3% 100%
2006-2007 92% 95.2%
2005-2006 91.3% 100%

American Board of Anesthesiology Current Certification Rates

Graduating Class Number of Graduates Percent Board Certified
2008-2009 28 96.4%
2007-2008 23 95.6%
2006-2007 25 96%
2005-2006 23 100%
2004-2005 27 100%

Faculty Information

Category National Average Hopkins
Number of Full-Time Faculty 47.6 129
Ratio of Faculty to Resident 1.3 1.7

Resident Work Hours

Category National Average Hopkins
Hours on Duty per Week 60.9 53.7
Maximum Consecutive Hours on Duty 25.0 24±4*

*ZBOR call is 24.5 hours or less, Weinberg call and CA-3 call is 17 hours or less. 24±4 hours applies to ICUs only and is 28 hours on average. Night float shifts are typically 12.5 hours.

Work Environment and Compensation

Category National Average Hopkins
Average Percent of Training in Hospital Outpatient Clinics 9.8% 5%
Average Percent of Training in Non-Hospital Ambulatory Care Community Setting 3.6% 0%
Average Resident/Fellow Compensation $47,295 $52,042**
Average Number of Weeks of Vacation 3.4 4***

**Average of CA1, 2, and 3 salaries for 2009-2010.
***Hopkins anesthesia residents get 4 weeks vacation and non-clinical meeting time each year. The call schedule is arranged each year to allow some time off at Christmas or New Years.