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
|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|
|Number of Residents||40.3||71|
|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|
American Board of Anesthesiology Current Certification Rates
|Graduating Class||Number of Graduates||Percent Board Certified|
|Number of Full-Time Faculty||47.6||129|
|Ratio of Faculty to Resident||1.3||1.7|
Resident Work Hours
|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
|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.