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ANES 302A. Obstetrical Anesthesia Clerkship (LPCH)

Open to Visitors

Courses      Clerkships

Covers the following areas: a theoretical understanding of the physiology of normal pregnancy; pain mechanisms in labor; methods of analgesia and anesthesia with advantages and complications in normal and abnormal labor and pregnancy; and regional and general anesthesia as applied in obstetrics. Practical experience is provided in anesthetic techniques for the obstetrical patient, as permitted by patient load, the experience of the residents on the rotations and the complexity of the cases. Please note: Visiting students must obtain approval from Yun Tao prior to applying for this clerkship. Please email requests to

Six months of clinical clerkships, preferably including Anesthesia 300A, 300B, 300C, or 300D.

Periods Available
1-12, full-time for two weeks. 1 student per period.

Reporting Instructions:
Where: Delivery Room (must be arranged in advance with Dr. Abir); Time: 7:00 am.

Units 3       Drop Code T       Call Code 0

Gillian Abir, M.D.

Other Faculty
Obstetric Anesthesia Faculty

Yun Tao (650-724-1706), H-3583, Stanford Hospital.


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