Detroit Medical Center Pediatric Anesthesiology

Fellowship in Pediatric Anesthesiology

The pediatric anesthesiology fellowship is sponsored by the Children’s Hospital of Michigan (CHM) and Detroit Medical Center. The program is affliated with the Wayne State University School of Medicine. CHM Anesthesia offers an ACGME-accredited one-year program, that occurs at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, Michigan’s only free-standing hospital dedicated to caring for children. The pediatric anesthesiology fellowship involves advanced clinical training in all aspects of anesthesia and perioperative pediatric medicine. This program allows exposure to anesthesiology for complex congenital disease, neurosurgery, neonatal surgery, liver transplantation, craniofacial and scoliosis repair.

For a Pediatric Fellowship questions, please contact Children’s Hospital of Michigan directly at (313) 745-5535.

We currently enroll three fellows per year through the NRMP Match Program. 


For the first two months, fellows attend 45 minute bi-weekly didactic sessions covering a variety of pediatric anesthesia topics. They then participate in Fellows Conference which consists of case presentations and specific topic discussions. In addition, a weekly CME conference is facilitated by pediatric staff anesthesiologists, lecturers from other CHM departments or guests from outside institutions. Research is encouraged.


Fellowship training includes rotations in the following disciplines:

  • General pediatric surgery
  • Pediatric cardiothoracic surgery (at least one month)
  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Pediatric orthopedics including spinal fusions
  • Pediatric otolaryngology
  • Pediatric ophthalmology
  • Pediatric plastic surgery including craniofacial surgery
  • Pediatric urology
  • Pediatric transplant surgery
  • Pediatric oral/dental surgery
  • Pediatric burn surgery
  • Pediatric radiological procedures
  • Pediatric intensive care (one month)

Application Process

A qualified candidate must have satisfactory completion of the residency program in anesthesiology as required for entry into the examination system of the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Interested candidates may apply through ERAS. 

Edward Kaminski, MD
Chief of Anesthesiology, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien Street
Detroit, MI 48201
P. (313) 745-5535


Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program Resources

Liver Transplant Guidelines
ASA 2012 Guidelines for CVC Insertion
Burn Dressing Change Guidelines/Mgmt/Operating Directive
CHM Fellows Manual
NICU Standardized PostOp Handover Checklist
Post-Anesthesia Evaluation Mgmt Op Directive
Pre-Primed IV Bag Mgmt Op Directive
Prematurity Anesthesia Discharge Guidelines
NICU Standard IV Infusions
PICU Standard IV Infusions
Endocarditis Prophylaxis 2016 Guidelines
Guidelines for Caudal Anesthesia
Guidelines for Neonatal and Pediatric PRBC Transfusion not Actively Bleeding
New Innovations Fellow Milestone Evaluations
Normal Pediatric Reference Ranges
Pediatric Anesthesia Burn Guidelines
Pediatric Perioperative Diabetes Guidelines
Pediatric Regional Anesthesia UofM Reference


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