Anesthesiology Residency at UPMC in Central Pa.


Our program is withdrawing from the 2023 National Resident Matching Program due to the impact of significant organizational changes on the learning environment of our future residents. Please stay tuned to the information on this website for updates!

Announcing Our New UPMC Harrisburg Anesthesiology Residency Program

Selecting your future residency program is an exciting process. We know that finding information about educational opportunities and other resources is important in making your decision.  We will continue to update this website throughout our development and thank you for considering our program to accomplish your goals as a physician anesthesiologist.

Program Origins

Our residency program was created to serve our greater Harrisburg community, in accordance with the mission of our sponsoring institution and world-renowned health care provider, UPMC. Although our anesthesiology program will welcome its first residents in July of 2023, UPMC Graduate Medical Education (GME) has a long-standing tradition of excellent residency and fellowship training in the central Pennsylvania region.

Teaching Faculty

A major component of our anesthesiology faculty is independently contracted with the UPMC network.  Other faculty members represent UPMC Chronic Pain Management and UPMC Critical Care Medicine.  Our residents will also learn from teaching faculty in the UPMC GME Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and General Surgery Residency Programs. 

Rotation Sites

  • Ambulatory care centers.
    • UPMC Polyclinic.
    • UPMC Susquehanna Valley Surgery Center.
    • UPMC West Shore Surgery Center.
  • Anesthesiology subspecialties.
    • Cardiothoracic Anesthesia.
    • Critical Care.
    • Neuroanesthesia.
    • Obstetric Anesthesia.
    • Pain Management.
    • Pediatric Anesthesia.
    • Regional Anesthesia.


In addition to interactive learning during clinical rotations, residents benefit from organized protected education time, including formal didactic workshops and simulation labs prior to each major subspecialty block.  All are encouraged to engage in Grand Rounds, Morbidity and Mortality Conferences, Journal Clubs, and other departmental activities. 

Program Goal

Our program aims to prepare motivated physicians for independent professional practice of anesthesia and to share our passion in providing high quality patient care with future leaders of this rewarding specialty.

Program Contact

For more information, please contact Elyse Waters at 717-231-8673 or

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