Anaesthesia and Resuscitation

For over thirty years, our service has been accredited by the Spanish Ministry of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare for training resident doctors in anaesthesia and resuscitation. All the members of our service are teachers and 12 of them are also tutors. Some members are professors at the Autonomous University’s Faculty of Medicine, for Masters and courses, as well as being part of research projects, authors of publications, etc.

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Biomedical research in digestive tract tumors

Biomedical research in gynaecology

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Breast Cancer and Melanoma

Cardiovascular diseases

Cell signalling and apoptosis

Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders

CIBBIM - Nanomedicine drug delivery and targeting

CIBBIM - Nanomedicine kidney physiopathology

Clinical Nanomedicine and Advanced Therapies Research Centre. Bioengineering, Cell Therapy and Surgery in Congenital Anomalies

Clinical Nanomedicine and Advanced Therapies Research Centre. New Technologies and Craniofacial Microsurgery

Clinical neuroimmunology

Clinical research / innovation in pneumonia and sepsis (CRIPS)

Diabetes and metabolism

Diagnostic nanotools (DINA)

Digestive physiology and physiopathology

Early Clinical Development of Drugs

Emerging Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research Group

Experimental Therapy

Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Tumours

Gene Expression and Cancer

Gene therapy and the nervous system

General surgery

Genetic Medicine

Genitourinary Tumours of the CNS and Sarcoma

Growth and Development

Growth Factors

Gynaecological Neoplasia

Headaches and neurological pain

Infection in immunosuppressed paediatric patients

Infectious diseases

Maternal and Foetal Medicine

Molecular Oncology

Multidisciplinary nursing research group

Nephrology and kidney transplant

Neurodegenerative diseases

Neuromuscular and mitochondrial pathology


Neurosurgery and neurotraumatology research unit UNINN

Oncology Data Science


Paediatric neurology

Peripheral nervous system



Psychiatry, mental health and addictions

Radiation Oncology

Reconstructive Surgery of the Locomotor System

Research into Ageing, Frailty and Transitions in Barcelona

Research into strokes

Shock, organ dysfunction and resuscitation

Spinal Column Research Unit

Stem Cells and Cancer

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Thoracic Tumours and Head and Neck Cancer

Tumour Biomarkers

Tumour Therapy Modelling in Rats

Anesthesiology and resuscitation training itinerary

Our Teaching Unit attracts medical students from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, residents and specialists. Every year, it teaches over 120 resident doctors (45 of whom are the service's own residents) in the cross-cutting, specific skills of Anaesthesia and Resuscitation, and in Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA) for anaesthesia, and complements the training of over 20 specialists in anaesthesia and other specialities. It also offers an advanced international training programme in Paediatric Anaesthesia. 

On our Campus, you have the opportunity to attend, learn and reflect on the care performed for all kinds of pathologies. In order to facilitate integration into the service and speciality, during the first month of rotation, the resident is trained in cross-cutting skills, via the Hospital's Teaching Unit, and in the basics of Anaesthesia and Resuscitation, through a personalised training plan. In addition to assisting in various areas, sessions and compulsory courses, the individual training plan for our residents includes participation in the theory-practical modules specifically designed for each training year. These are run by experts in the specific subject skill of the module.

The efforts of our Teaching Unit are directed towards training excellent, thoughtful professionals with a critical spirit, by and for our present-day society. 

Why practise this speciality at Vall d'Hebron?

  • Because the teaching here ensures safe, high-quality clinical practice, with Teaching Coordination that continually reviews and supervises the protocols and knowledge that are taught.
  • Because we prepare you for a future in which residents can perform anaesthesia and resuscitation applied to all existing specialities and in any healthcare hospital.
  • Because we have trained over 400 professionals and we have had extensive experience in training Anaesthesia and Resuscitation specialists since 1972.
  • Because we offer residents a weekly course where practice and simulation is the most commonly used methodology, in order to ensure real, high-quality learning.
  • Because we foster the participation of residents in existing lines of research.
  • Because we also offer residents the opportunity of doing their doctoral thesis with us.
  • Because we are the cutting edge and we include new surgical techniques, new diagnostic methods and treatments on demand. 
  • Because the training we offer is cross-cutting and residents learn not only the most common, but also the most complex procedures.

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