Mission and Vision

Mission

The Department of Anesthesiology at the American University of Beirut Medical center provides comprehensive care of the perioperative patient. Faculty members are specialists in the different fields of anesthesiology and perioperative medicine. All recognized specialties of anesthesiology are represented including cardiovascular, neuro, pediatric, obstetric, regional anesthesiology, and pain medicine. We provide state-of-the-art clinical services, outstanding education to medical students, residents, and fellows, and we thrive to maintain high quality research productivity. Patient care and academic activities occur in an environment that promotes critical ethical thinking, challenges the boundaries of knowledge, and fosters compassion.

Vision

The Department of Anesthesiology at the American University of Beirut Medical center aims at maintaining a leading role as a provider of outstanding clinical care, education and research in the field of anesthesiology in Lebanon and the region. Advances in the care of patients with acute and chronic illnesses are adopted by our physicians and incorporated into multidisciplinary approaches from the time of surgical diagnosis to discharge. Our health care providers aim at improving efficiency, safety, and the perioperative experience of our patients while reducing costs, complication rates and hospital lengths of stays. We endorse innovations in the fields of medical education and thrive to maintain a highly competitive postgraduate program; therefore, shaping the future leaders of anesthesiology and pain medicine. ‚Äč