LEVEL 1: Anesthesiology Resident
Requirements: Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree
Responsibilities: Working in a hospital; treating patients, preparing for specialty examination, training in areas such as anesthesiology, intensive care, pain management, and internal medicine.
LEVEL 2: Certified Anesthesiologist
Requirements: Five years of specialty training. Certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Licensing by the relevant provincial or territorial authority
Responsibilities: Providing anesthesiology for all types of surgery; seeing patients in pre-op (before the operation).
LEVEL 3: Senior Staff Anesthesiologist
Requirements: Five or more years of experience as an anesthesiologist. Management experience; experience in training
Responsibilities: Providing anesthesiology for all types of surgery; seeing patients in pre-op (before the operation), making management decisions regarding staffing, budget, equipment, time, and resource management