PROVIDING PATIENTS WITH COMFORT AND CARE
Ensuring the comfort and safety of our Airmen and their families is a top priority, especially when they need medical attention. Responsible for administering local and general anesthetics, Anesthesiologists manage the health and well-being of patients before, during and immediately following a surgery or procedure. Stationed at medical facilities around the world, these specialists are critical members of any healthcare team.
- Determine and administer the appropriate anesthetics and anesthetic techniques for each patient
- Utilize the latest equipment and techniques to treat patients
- Coordinate care and administration of anesthetics with surgeon during procedures
- Serve as a full and equal member of the operative team
Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree and completed an ACGME- or AOA-accredited program of postgraduate specialty training
- Completion of residency or fellowship in anesthesiology
- Completion of 5.5-week Officer Training School course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 48
TRAINING & EDUCATION
How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.
OFFICER TRAINING SCHOOL
MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION
Maxwell AFB AL
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.