Fellowship in Regional Anesthesia & Acute Pain Medicine, Fairfield Division

Benefits & Conditions

Become a specialist in regional anesthesia, acute pain management, and orthopedic anesthesia.

While at Work

  • Fellows will take NO CALL or work weekends or holidays during the entire year of fellowship. This helps to ensure patient continuity with regard to regional anesthesia & acute pain service. Fellows are welcome to moonlight by doing additional shifts for compensation, provided they do not interfere with the usual daily schedule. However, these shifts are neither mandatory nor expected.
  • In addition to the competitive salary, fellows have four weeks of vacation and 1 week for academic activities that can be used to attend a conference or to take board exams. They also receive $3,750 for CME, fully paid CT medical license, DEA, controlled substance license, and society dues.
  • Fellows can participate in oral board review sessions with our faculty members who are official ABA Oral Board examiners, including Dr. Finkel who is an ABA board examiner.
  • Fellows will have other academic opportunities such as presenting a department grand rounds lecture, performing a research project, or attending national anesthesia conferences.

Our unique fellowship offers a great opportunity for you to master ultrasound-guided regional blocks and various regional and non-opioid options for enhanced recovery, OR flow, and perioperative management. This foundation will benefit you throughout your professional career.


Outside of Work

Connecticut is your playground, and opportunities to balance work with play are as good as it gets. We would love to share specific information that speaks to you and your lifestyle. 

We thank you for your interest and look forward to providing you with a comprehensive and enjoyable educational experience.

If you are interested in applying for the fellowship but have specific questions, please reach out via phone or email.