The department of Anesthesiology of the VU University Medical Center distinguishes several research programs in the area of Pain, Pain Relief & Palliative Care, Acute Care, Perioperative Care and Airway Management. The research programs are supervised by Principal Investigators and Research Coordinators who are all staff member in the department. The type of scientific research varies from epidemiology, clinical trials and laboratory investigations. The department is actively looking for students and technicians who are interested in research internships within the field of Anesthesiology.