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The SEA is proud to be a member-driven organization, dedicated to the teaching and development of future anesthesiologists, and to the advancement of those who educate them.

Student Portal

Welcome to the Student Portal

Getting involved with SEA is a great way for students to learn more about careers in Anesthesiology. We developed this Medical Student Portal to encourage medical students to explore the field of anesthesia in a more structured way. The SEA website provides a wide range of resources, activities, and information that are designed for those seriously considering anesthesia as a career as well as those just curious about the specialty. If you would like to participate in developing materials please contact Dr. Tony Yen This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SEA Medical Student Guide to Anesthesiology

A great way to start is the SEA Medical Student Guide to Anesthesiology that provides a plethora of valuable information.

Away Rotations in Anesthesia

Visiting an established anesthesia center for 2-4 weeks can be an excellent way to find out if Anesthesia is the right specialty for you. Some programs that welcome Anesthesiology Clerkships for visiting Fourth Year Medical Students can be found here. To view the description for an individual institution, click on the institution's name below:


Programs that do not accept visiting students:

  1. University of Texas Medical School at Houston

If you would like to submit an away rotation description, please fill out this template and email it to Dr. Michael Wiisanen at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Self Directed Learning Cards

Click here for an electronic version of the Anesthesia Curriculum for Medical Student Self Directed Learning and Evaluation cards.

SEA Multiple-Choice Question (MCQ) Bank

Click here to access the SEA MCQ Bank (for registered users only).

Understanding Anesthesia: A Learner's Guide

Click here to download Understanding Anesthesia: A Learner's Guide by Dr. Karen Raymer, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), McMaster University.

FAER Research Fellowships

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research has a few unique opportunities for medical students. These fellowships aim to encourage students to enter careers in academic anesthesiology and provide training in research techniques and scientific methods. You can find detailed information about our program online at FAER.org/msarf.