The Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of British Columbia is the largest in western Canada with over 450 Faculty.

The Department’s strategic plan promotes translational research through excellence, collaboration, creativity and diversity across our four academic domains – Research, Education, Clinical practice, and Knowledge Translation.

Our faculty members are advancing our understanding through drug development, pharmacoepidemiology, basic sciences, technological advancement and clinical sciences in the following fields:

  • Acute & chronic pain, obstetrical, and regional anesthesiology
  • Cardiopulmonary sciences and anesthesiology
  • Clinical outcomes and patient safety
  • Intensive care, transplant and transfusion medicine
  • Neuro sciences and anesthesiology
  • Pediatric anesthesiology
  • Peri-operative technology integration
  • Mechanisms of general anesthesia
  • Systematic reviews and evidence-based medicine