Baylor College of Medicine Anesthesiology Residency Minimums And Favorites

I previously blogged about the “minimums” anesthesiology residents must meet, and thanks to my training at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), I easily achieved multiples of the requirements. I’m grateful for the opportunity to serve so many incredible patients over the years!

Here’s an incomplete list of procedures I did during anesthesiology residency (in no particular order):

And now a list of my favorites/records in residency:

  • Favorite IV meds: ketamine, propofol (duh!), sufentanil, hydromorphone, dexmedetomidine
  • Favorite brand names: Zemuron (rocuronium) and Sublimaze (fentanyl)
  • Favorite vasopressor: vasopressin
  • Favorite local anesthetic: ropivacaine
  • Favorite crystalloid: Plasmalyte
  • Favorite procedures: TEE, central line, and epidurals
  • Favorite airway deviceMcGrath MAC video laryngoscope
  • Favorite types of cases: cardiac and penetrating trauma
  • Most respected meds: protamine and insulin
  • Most blood transfused: 93 units pRBCs in a single case (not counting platelets, FFP, or cryoprecipitate)
  • Lowest ABG pH: 6.88
  • Largest ABG base deficit: 28
  • Lowest blood glucose: 23 mg/dL

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