About the Program
The Department of Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine offers one position per year to the 12-month ACGME-accredited Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship. Fellows will gain experience in advanced clinical care and learn to become leaders in caring for healthy and high-risk parturients. Fellows will participate in the management of patients scheduled for fetal surgery procedures at the prestigious Texas Children’s hospital for a month and are required to initiate a research project.
The Harris Health Service at Ben Taub Hospital, affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, provides comprehensive Maternal Level IV of Care while serving the community of Harris County in Houston. At Ben Taub Hospital, we perform approximately 3,500 deliveries, and the majority of our obstetric patients are high-risk or critically ill parturients with the following conditions: placenta accreta spectrum (PAS), congenital heart disease, peripartum cardiomyopathy, and preeclampsia with severe features. SOAP designated our hospital a Center of Excellence because of the outstanding perinatal care rendered at Ben Taub.
Eight dedicated obstetric anesthesiologists are the primary educators in the fellowship program. In addition, faculty members in the medical school’s Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology’s Divisions of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Neonatology, and Critical Care Medicine are integral to the fellow’s educational experience. All our educators are dedicated to providing a well-rounded educational experience for anesthesiologists interested in a career in obstetric anesthesiology.
For additional information, contact the fellowship coordinator Rachel Freeman at Rachel.Freeman@bcm.edu or (713) 873-2900.
Amy Lee, M.D. Associate Professor, Director, Obstetric Anesthesia Fellowship Program
Ben Taub Hospital
Our obstetric anesthesia fellows complete clinical rotations at Ben Tab Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine which includes the labor and delivery unit and the obstetric operating rooms.
Texas Children's Hospital
The fellowship program also includes a one month rotation at Texas Children’s Hospital where the fellow provides anesthesia for fetal surgery cases.