Logo for University of Iowa Health Care This logo represents the University of Iowa Health Care

Patient Care

Perioperative Care

Our Clinical Mission

The clinical mission of the Department of Anesthesia is to deliver anesthetic, analgesic, and intensive care services to University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics patients in a safe and efficient manner. To accomplish this clinical mission, the department partners with peer departments and collaborates with hospital support services. The Department of Anesthesia plays a crucial role in the provision of elective and emergency surgical services by providing leadership to clinical operations.